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33rd Allendale Challenge

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Saturday 6th April 2024

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Friday 3rd November 2023
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Sunday 24th March 2024
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Walker; Runner
Entry Fees
Walker   £42.00   
Runner   £42.00   

+ 6% booking fee

Drew Swinburne

33rd Allendale Challenge 2024

The Allendale Challenge is organised by North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team to raise funds for the team, it is considered by many to be one of the toughest challenge walks around.

It is always very popular and should be a "must do" event for any keen walker or fell runner.

The route covers some of the finest peat bogs in the North Pennines. Taking an anti-clockwise loop from Allendale town the route takes in Hard Rigg, Black Hill, Kilhope Law before returning to the town via the Spartylea, The Drag, and Ladlewell. The weather on the event can be as challenging as the terrain which all adds to the fun.

For 2024 the event will feature electronic chip timing. Electronic timing provides many additional safety features in tracking walkers around the course, reducing waiting times at Registration, at Checkpoints and your arrival at the finish. You'll get an accurate finish time printed out as soon as you finish the course. 

Start times
Walkers  - Start in waves from 07.00hrs until 08.30hrs
Runners - 10.00 hrs

Venue - Allendale Village Hall, Allendale Town, Hexham, Northumberland

Entry fee includes:

  • Premium quality cotton T-Shirt
  • Allendale Challenge Pin Badge

Check in - from 06.30 hrs - 08.00 hrs

Distance - 26 miles

Minimum age - 18 years (14 years if accompanied at all times by a responsible adult)

Entry Limit - 600

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