Info: New entries for this event closed on Monday 7th December 2020 at 19:00.
FRA Member £6
This race is organised by Durham Fell Runners and licensed and supported by the Fell Runners Association.
Silent Night is the dark festive cousin of Chapelfell Top Fell Race. It is 6.6km with 370m of ascent, run entirely in the dark, on an unmarked route, on rough pathless ground up to the 703m summit of Chapelfell Top above St John’s Chapel, Weardale.
You select your start time between 7pm and 7:25pm when you enter.
England Athletics and the FRA have issued further advice around travel to events within the new tiered system.
To summarise, those living in a tier 3 area cannot travel to another area to compete. Those living in a tier 2 area cannot travel to a tier 3 area to compete. The FRA believe the definition of 'area' for Silent Night race is the North East Combined Authority, which encompasses County Durham, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland. If you live outside this region you should not enter.
Navigation will be required. GPS is not allowed to be used for navigation. You must provide verifiable evidence of completing two events which includes off path navigation such as mountain marathons or AL Lakeland (or similar) races (trail races/sky races/short fell races will not be accepted). Kit requirements are extensive and will be strictly enforced. If you aren’t sure if you have enough relevant experience please read no further, this is not a race for people without extensive fell racing experience.
In order to comply with government guidance we have made some modifications.
Parking & registration: Chatterbox Cafe, 11 Market Place, St. Johns Chapel, Weardale, DL13 1QF.
Course: 6.6km distance, 370m ascent.
Route: See map on website.