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Peak District South-2-North (Peaks, Vales, Moors & Trails Series)

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Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th November 2017

Entries Open
Friday 16th December 2016
Entries Close
Wednesday 15th November 2017
Stage 1 Only; Stage 2 Only; Full Race
Entries so Far
57 Participants
Entry Fees
Stage 1 Only   £50.00   
Stage 2 Only   £50.00   
Full Race   £80.00   
Event Organiser - Stu Westfield
07890 620274

The best of the Peak District from south to north, through tree lined vales, high moors, plateau, famous peaks and grit stone edges, in winter season conditions. Mixed navigation challenges and adventure for racers. The route runs through the inspiring White and Dark Peak District over classic trails. We're including a pre-race briefing, followed by pasta party to help you start this friendly and sociable race, fueled with energy and prepared.

There will be Ranger Safety Team support at HQ, road head and hill top locations.

Racers t-shirts, finishers medals and place categories.

PLEASE NOTE: All free hall floor space for overnight sleeping has now been taken.


For this race in the Peaks, Vales, Moors and Trails Series we have three options for you to choose from...

Option A
Stage 1 only
Saturday 18 November 2017
White Peak Trails 50km

Option B
Stage 2 only
Sunday 19 November 2017
Dark Peak Challenge 43km

Option C
Stage 1 Saturday + Stage 2 Sunday
Full Peak District South 2 North Traverse


Friday 17th November 
18:00 - Option A (Full Race) & Option B (Stage 1) racers meet at Edale Village Hall, Event HQ for Check in, Pre-race Briefing, Kit Check and Pasta Party.

Saturday 18th November
07:00 - Transport from Edale HQ to Race Start at Ashbourne (included)
08:00 - Stage 1 start
18:00 - Edale HQ open for Option B (Stage 2) racers
23:59 - Stage 1 Edale cut off time 

Sunday 19th November
08:00 - Stage 2 start from Edale HQ
22:00 - Stage 2 Marsden finish cut off time 

Entries limited to 100


  • Ranger Safety Team Support at HQ, Road head and Hill Top locations.
  • Navigation Road-book.
  • Tea/Coffee/ Soft drinks and Pasta food dish for racers.
  • Racers T shirts.
  • Finishers Medals.
  • Places for 1st Male and 1st Female, fastest racers at the finish line.
  • PLEASE NOTE: All free hall floor sleeping space has now been taken. Alternative budget accommodation is at Edale YHA, Edale Fieldhead Campsite, Edale Coopers Campsite and local bunkhouses. Plus there are several Edale B&Bs, The Old Nags Head and Rambler Inns. Slightly further afield there are local B&Bs, Inns and a YHA in Castleton.


  •      Backpack
  •      Waterproof jacket with hood and waterproof over trousers
  •      Insulating Hat and Gloves/Mitts.
  •      Warm layers appropriate for the weather conditions, minimum is long sleeved fleece
  •      Appropriate footwear for mountain/fell running.
  •      Hard copy Ordinance Survey type map/s covering the Race Distance (OS Explorer 1:25,000 OL24 White Peak, OL1 Dark Peak, OL21 South Pennines)
  •      GPS (Optional)
  •      Navigation Compass (a mobile phone app or watch compass is not acceptable).
  •      Head torch and spare batteries.
  •      Whistle.
  •      Emergency bivvy bag, foil or polythene survival bag. (note: foil blanket is not acceptable)
  •      Unbreakable Mug 
  •      Sufficient fluids and hill food to sustain you for the race.
  •      First aid / blister kit plus personal meds.
  •      Mobile Phone (fully charged). 
  •      Walking poles are allowed
  •      HQ Drop Bag containing: Spare Clothing, Phone Charger, additional Food supply, Roll mat and Sleeping bag.

Notes: This is a minimum compulsory kit list, applicable to all competitors. Participants should pre-review the forecast weather conditions add such items as necessary to keep warm, dry, fed and hydrated whilst on the trail. 

Finishers medals for all options.

Trophies for fastest male and fastest female in both stages and full traverse.

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