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Holme Moss Fell Race

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Sunday 24th July 2022

Entries Open
Monday 1st November 2021
Entries Close
Saturday 16th July 2022
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151 Participants
Entry Fees
FRA Member   £10.00   
Non Member   £14.00   
Andy Hauser
07715 171644

28.5Km (17.8 ml) & 1285m (4,215 ft) ascent.

Register at Cartworth Moor Cricket Club, Holmfirth, HD9 2TU (GR 134067), about 1 mile South of Holmfirth.

Minimum age 18. Entry Limit 200.

Start Time: 11am from Grid Ref SE133059, about half a mile from Registration. Finish at Registration.

Maps: OS Peak District (1:25,000) Sheet OL1, or OS Landranger Series (1:50,000) Sheet 110.

Sponsored by Brooklands Nurseries, Tel: 01484 683891

  • Male record: K Gray - 02:33:19 - 2013
  • Female record: H Berry - 02:56:57 - 2015

Checkpoints (and Grid Refs):  Race Start is SE133059, about half a mile from Registration.

  1. SE096036 – Holme Moss (drinks station)
  2. SE085030 - Tooleyshaw Moor
  3. SK070996 – Crowden (drinks station)
  4. SE068009 – Bareholme Moss
  5. SE057016 – Laddow Rocks (drinks station – hopefully)
  6. SE078047 – Black Hill
  7. SE096036 – Holme Moss (drinks station), then follow the reverse of the start of the route
  8. SE130046 – Moorland track meets road
  9. SE134067 – Finish – where you registered, about half a mile beyond the start

This is a challenging category AL fell race suitable only for experienced fell runners. Navigation skills are essential and FRA safety requirements are mandatory. Runners should be capable of completing the course in 5 hours 30 minutes. There will be cut-offs at Holme Moss, Crowden, Bareholme, Laddow Rocks and Holme Moss on the return where marshals’ instructions must be obeyed. The sweepers will leave at 11.05 am. No one is allowed to start after this time.

Food and drink after the event, free to all runners. All runners also receive a commemorative reusable cup for their hot drinks.

Prizes awarded to at least the first 5 men and first 3 women. Prizes in all veteran age categories, plus Under 23 categories, with more than 1 prize in each category, dependant on numbers. 1 prize maximum per person, unless winning the male or female team prize (based on the first 3 positions from each team).

Holme Valley Mountain Rescue will be providing safety cover for the race. We will be organising a raffle in aid of the team funds. Please buy a £1 ticket before the race.

Camping available nearby (see harriers website for details).

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