Info: This event is now full so all new entries will be placed on a waiting list.
To get a waiting list entry just enter as normal. No payment is required at this stage as there is no guarantee of being offered a place. If the Event Organiser is able to offer you a place they will send you an email inviting you to enter. You will then be asked to come back to this site and make your payment to confirm your entry. For more details please see our Waiting List Help.
Eden Runners are proud to be hosting the 2nd counter in the 2021 FRA English Championships.
Date & time: Sat 3rd July 2021 at 12:00
Region: Lake District
Category: AM GPS: No
Distance: 13km / 8.1m
Climb: 825m / 2707ft
Venue: Mungrisedale, CA11 0XR.
Start Grid ref: NY363 304
Skills & experience: ER, LK, NS
Minimum age: 18
EVENT CENTRE GR NY 366 298 (Low Beckside)
The women's race will start at 12:00 and the men's race will start at 12:15.
There are three checkpoints: Bowscale Fell, Blencathra Summit and Souther Fell.
The route from start is partially marked / marshalled ascending steep slope to east shoulder of Bowscale Fell then following race route to first CP. DO NOT attempt to follow Bullfell Beck path from start area.
GPS is not permitted.
Competitors MUST carry the full FRA mandatory kit.
Please bring a mask and be prepared to wear this at registration and, if required, at start gathering area
The Blencathra route map is now available from Pete Bland Sports.
If anyone cancels their entry prior to midnight on Sunday 27th June they will be eligible for a partial refund of £10. Their entry will be reallocated to the next person on the waiting list. Entries will allocated up until Tuesday 29th June.
There are no entries on the day.
If the event is cancelled due to Government restrictions, entrants will be eligible for a refund less booking fee.
Advice and safety details for all runners is here: http://fellrunner.org.uk/documents.php . It is your responsibility to be prepared and suitably knowledgeable to undertake this race.
Car Parking & Registration - Low Beckside (GR 366 298)
Event parking (£5 per car - so please car share where possible and appropriate in line with current Covid guidance) at Event Registration, Low Beckside (just south of Mungrisdale - see map below).
Do not park anywhere else in the village, the future of our event relies on maintaining a good relationship with local residents and businesses.
The Event Registration at Low Beckside includes event administration, number collection, kit check, toilets. Event Registration is approximately 10 minutes walk from the race start.