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Amberaid 30 Trail Trial

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Saturday 12th September 2020

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Thursday 23rd July 2020
Entries Close
Wednesday 9th September 2020
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £22.00   
Jamie Glazebrook

A 31 mile trail run over undulating countryside paths and trails in the Amber Valley, Derbyshire, close to the eastern edge of the Peak District.

The route scribes a figure of 8 through the rural splendour of the Amber Valley close to the Eastern edge of the Peak District. Highlights aplenty will greet you on your way. There are punchy climbs and engaging descents, expansive views and some of the most pleasant woodland trails you’ll find anywhere in the UK. This event has the makings of becoming one of the best “small” ultra trail races in England.  

Race venue - High Ashes Farm, High Ashes Lane, Ashover, S45 0LH

Mandatory kit - 

  1. Waterproof Jacket with taped seams.
  2. Head Torch
  3. 1 Litre of fluid as a minimum.
  4. Sufficient nutrition for a day on the trail (you can also provide a ziplock food bag to restock your food supply at the checkpoint mid course.)
  5. Hand Sanitiser.
  6. Whistle.
  7. Mobile phone with race director’s number (07741 488737) in contacts.
  8. Map of route (gpx file will also be available from
  9. Hat/buff.
  10. Gloves (to reduce contamination risk from shared surfaces ie kissing gates as well as warmth)
  11. Face mask for pre and post run. 

First Light Active endeavour to provide a safe activity in the practical outdoor setting. Operating procedures have been adapted to include elements to minimise catching or transmitting COVID-19. The format is adapted so that it incorporates good hygiene practices and working safely at a social distance. Due to the current 1 metre plus social distancing requirement, this event is limited to 50 participants. Each participant is asked to bring their own hand sanitiser, gloves and face mask (bandana /buff type covering is ok). Further details about the race start / distancing / finish are included on the website.  

By way of offering further reassurance to participants, if the event is unable to go ahead because of further COVID-19 restrictions you will be able to get a refund. Any client experiencing COVID-19 symptoms in the lead up to the race should not run and will be able to claim a refund - simply communicate the situation by email BEFORE the 12th September. (Refunds are less the booking fee).

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