Info: New entries for this event closed on Sunday 13th March 2022.
The Bilsdale Fell Race is the only AL Fell Race on the North Yorkshire Moors. It involves 23km over varying terrain with 1300m of ascent and descent. The race route can be found on our website
Please note that Full FRA kit is required.
Venue: Chop Gate Village Hall, Bilsdale., TS9 7JN
Registration is at Chop Gate Village Hall from 9am to 10.30am. Note that there is a 10 minute walk (1km) to the start of the race. Please leave plenty of time to get there. The race will start promptly at 11am.
Male record: N Crampton - 02:15:50 - 2019
Female record: K Lliffe - 02:27:50 - 2019
Registration at Chop Gate village hall. The full route description can be found at http://www.eskvalleyfellclub.org/race_routes/Bilsdale%20Fell%20Race%20Route%20Description.pdf
Brief summary of Check Points:
Start: 562 003 – Road bridge over Bilsdale Beck east of B1257 (1km walk from Chop Gate car park)
CP1: 594 016 – Round Hill trig column
CP2: 567 032 – Disused quarry above Hasty Bank Farm
CP3: 551 035 – Northern summit of Cold Moor (cut off time here of 1h30m and runners not making cut off directed back to Chop Gate south over Cold Moor)
CP4: 542 038 – SE fence corner of Kirkby scout hut
CP5: 535 034 – Falconer Seat on Cleveland way
CP6: 526 036 – Stream on Busby Moor
CP7: 517 027 – Path junction below Carlton Trig (not the Trig point)
CP8: 528 010 – Gate on public right of way
CP9: 518 000 – Scugdale Hall
CP10: 543 984 – Cock Howe cairn
Finish: 559 993 – Chop Gate car park