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*SPUNCH* Hollinsclough, South of Buxton

Tuesday 2nd July 2024

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Tuesday 21st May 2024
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Tuesday 2nd July 2024 at 19:30
Score Course 60/90/120mins (choose on the day)
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19 Participants
Entry Fees

Can be done solo, in a pair, or as a team of 3 or more.  Each participant needs to put in an individual entry EXCEPT Under 18s who go for free with a paying adult.

Minimum age 14.  Juniors aged 14-17 go for free but must run with a parent or guardian over 21.

A waterproof map of the course is provided to ALL participants.  

Adult 18+ £5 early bird until 15 June
£6 standard until 29 June
£8 late after 29 June & on the day
Junior age 14-17 FREE must go with a paying parent or guardian over 21


Spunch Man - Andy Thornton

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Tuesday Evening Spunch Event - 60/90/120 min hilly score course options using a rich network of public rights of way, concessionary paths and open access land.  Navigating with an enlarged and enhanced extract of OS Explorer map.  Parking, Registration, Loos, Start, Finish, Refreshments all at the Chapel Tearooms, Hollinsclough Chapel Hall, Buxton SK17 0RH

A proper mid-week Peak District experience very handy for Buxton, Leek, Macclesfield, Ashbourne & Matlock.  Within an hour from Stockport, Sheffield, the Potteries & Derby.

Come from central Manchester on the train via Buxton Station -1 hour from Piccadilly then a 15 minute cab ride away from the event centre. 

Big Peak District views in all directions as you go in search of 50+ SpunchPoints on Chrome Hill and the surrounding area.  Will you take on the Dragon's Back?

Food & Drink available after you have finished at the quaint Chapel Tea Rooms with both indoor and outdoor eating areas.

A great opportunity to refuel, compare routes and chat with friends & rivals old and new inside or outside at this lovely location.

Run, jog or walk - suitable for fell runners, trail runners, park runners, adventure runners, orienteers, walkers, and newcomers alike.  Great for families and friends to do together.  Suitable for all ages 14+ and all abilities - lots of help available for newcomers.  No dogs allowed on your run/walk at this one sorry.  

Start anytime between 6:30pm & 7:30pm.  Registration open from 6:00pm.

120 min course participants must start before 7:00pm.

50+ Spunchpoints to choose from, spread out in the surrounding hills & countryside immediately accessible from the Tea Rooms.  You will find lots of route choice on a rich network of paths.  The area of about 9 sq km offers options at lower levels for the less adventurous.  For those seeking a challenge, some steepish paths & tracks & BIG climbs!

2k to 22k, the choice is yours!  

Visit as many checkpoints as you can in the time available, S-punching using the MapRun app on your smartphone, Garmin or Apple Watch.

An FRA category O event - Great nav practice for your next mountain marathon!  

Hope you will come along!

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Chapel Tea Rooms, Hollinsclough, Buxton, SK17 0RH