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Pendle Way on a Midsummers Night

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Friday 24th June 2022

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Wednesday 1st December 2021 at 09:00
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Friday 27th May 2022
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Entry Fee   £25.00   
Jamie McIlvenny

The Pendle Way In A Day is a waymarked trail challenge in the gritty yet beautiful trails and moorlands of East Lancashire amongst the South Pennines.  This special event takes place overnight, starting at 8pm Friday and finishing in the morning of Saturday.

A full circular of the Pendle Way of approximately 45miles with 6100ft ascent (68km, 1870m) and an alternative option of approximately 30miles (4500ft // 48km, 1382m) open to both Runners and Walkers.

The Pendle Way In A Day route takes in the villages of Pendle in East Lancashire along the footpaths and bridleways in the picturesque moorlands of the local countryside. The route is waymarked with the infamous Pendle Witch although a full map, GPX files and Written Instructions will be provided.

Pendle Way On A Midsummers Night

Starting from the Pendle Heritage Centre in Barrowford at 8pm at night, you will take a short hop through Barley, before climbing Pendle to catch the Sunset atop of the mighty Hill.

From there you'll wind your way through the valleys and nightime of the Pendle valleys with your headtorch guiding the way!

At approximately 24miles, you'll have a choice to make - cut short and make for the finish line at 30miles or head on into the night for the full 45miles. But don't fret, you don't need to decide which until the night (or is it morning??)

Either way, there'll be a hearty warm welcome back at the finish line and plenty to replenish.

This fresh take on the Pendle Way is great for nightime navigation practice, and a fabulous time out on the trails as part of a group.

All from the gorgeous Pendle Heritage Centre Barn, Barrowford, BB9 6JQ.
Parking is available close by to the Heritage Centre.

If you would like to make a weekend and book local accommodation, please get in touch for recommendations and advice.

All entrants start at 8pm
Checkpoint closure times shall be detailed in accordance with overall generous finish time of 16hrs.

Kit and other info:
Whilst being Midsummer, this is a challenging Ultra Event - All entrants will be required to carry full body waterproof cover, map (see below), headtorch & spare batteries (or a second headtorch is recommended), compass, whistle, mug and fully-charged mobile phone. Appropriate footwear (fell/trail) MUST be worn. A map of route OS 1:25k will be available but OL21 is also recommended.

This is a tough challenge event purposefully staged in dark with some navigational ability required and an amount of climbing, therefore not suitable for beginners.

Minimum entrant age 18 years old.
Sorry no dogs allowed 
Transfers allowed up to 1 month before

Donations from the event will also be made to local charitable causes.

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This event offers the option to purchase Booking Protect, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

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