Info: New entries for this event closed on Wednesday 14th February 2024.
The race (5 miles/1250′ - 8km/381m) starts at 1pm from Bleasdale Parish Hall then crosses farmland for around 1500 metres, which is likely to be muddy, passing Bleasdale Circle and on to Higher Fairsnape Farm. A farm track now climbs gradually for around 1500 metres to the fell gate. The route then climbs steeply, on rough grass and with some rocks that may be concealed, to reach Paddy’s Pole, CP1 (Cut off 55 mins). From Paddy’s Pole the route descends gradually on a fell path, grass/rock, before climbing gradually to Parlick, CP2. From Parlick the route descends steeply, mainly on rough grass with some rocks that may be concealed under grass and reeds. The route then leaves the open fell descending on farmland and tracks past Blindhurst Farm and continues on a track then farmland for the final 2 km.
The route climbs to 500 metres and can be exposed to strong winds, sub zero temperatures, frozen ground, snow and ice.
The route crosses sensitive fell ground - please respect the environment to enable the race to go ahead in future years.
Competitors may be required to carry a minimum of full waterproof body cover, map, compass, whistle, hat and gloves.
CUT OFF AT PADDY'S POLE IS 55 MINUTES.
Registration at Bleasdale Parish Hall. Please respect the hall and remove muddy shoes before entering.
Kit checks at registration – No Kit – No Registration – No Number – No race – so be warned.
Very limited parking, please car share. Charge of £1 per car with 2 or more occupants, £3 for cars with 1 occupant.
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