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Saturday 13th July 2019

Entries Open
Thursday 1st November 2018
Entries Close
Friday 21st June 2019
Pre-registration List Entries
19 Participants
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £50.00   
Contact
Race Director - Charles Sproson
Phone
 07989 697487

To enter you must first Log In or Register your Details with SiEntries.

This event uses pre-registration lists to allocate entries. To get a pre-registration 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 Pre-registration List Help.

No payment will be taken at this stage. We will review and respond to your entry application as soon as possible: This will not be until early 2019. Race entries will open on February 1st 2019.  

25km+ with 2500m Ascent | 13th July 2019 | Location - Patterdale

If you're looking for some real excitement, some really technical ground and some really technical hands on rock experience during a race then look no further, we have it all in the Pinnacle Ridge Extreme race for 2019. This short, but exceedingly hard race packs a massive punch, weaving its way around the Helvellyn Massif taking in some of the best lines, best scrambles and best descents... what are you waiting for?

Due to be a classic 'LDST' technical race, the Pinnacle Ridge Extreme is what you've been looking for if you love climbing as much as you love running.

Hard, pure and extreme. Climbing skills are requisite to gain a place.

Entry requirements and vetting process

You must be at least 19 years old on race day to enter Pinnacle Ridge Extreme.

Enter below where you will be asked to detail your relevant experience of mountain running, race and scrambling experience for the Race Director’s to review. You must be able to demonstrate:

  • Completion of several named mountain races or mountain runs within the past 5 years, of 18 miles/30km or more, and of similar severity to Pinnacle Ridge Extreme. In the UK, this may include Ennerdale Horseshoe, Keswick Mountain Festival 50km, V3K, Glencoe Skyline, Lakes in a Day, Tour de Helvellyn;
  • Significant mountain experience, allowing runners who haven't completed any races in the last 5 years a chance to take part . We will consider all mountain challenges such as the Lakeland Classic Rock Round, other enchainments, Dennis Rankin Round, Bob Graham Round, Ramsay Round, Paddy Buckley Round and more. If you are unsure, please email us at enquiries@mountainrun.co.uk before putting in your pre-race entry.
  • Significant rock climbing experience. This could include high grade solo scrambling (2/3), low grade to high grade rock climbing (leader experience necessary), bouldering or winter climbing. THIS IS A COMPLETE REQUIREMENT TO GAIN AN ENTRY, no climbing experience, NO RACE.

No payment will be taken at this stage. We will review and respond to your entry application as soon as possible: usually within 96 hours.

  • If your application is successful, you will be redirected to SI Entries to complete your application and make payment to confirm your place.
  • If your application is unsuccessful, we may offer suggestions on how to gain the additional experience required for a successful entry application.

Please note that the Race Director will have the final decision on whether to allow any aspirant competitor to race. Any competitor found to have deliberately misled the Race Director will be expelled from the race and all future associated races.

View the Race Rules HERE

Included in your entry fee:

  • Fully marked course
  • A Sky Race by design
  • Pinnacle Ridge Extreme buff
  • Race tattoo to keep tabs on your progress
  • Post-race meal (vegan, so good for all dietary requirements)
  • A finishers’ bottle of limited edition Pinnacle Ridge Extreme Cider, produced locally by Cowmire Hall
  • Electronic timing & safety checkpoints from SPORTident
  • A professional Safety Officer and supporting safety team [All 'mountain qualified']
  • A professionally planned event delivered by a highly experienced team
  • A serious and extreme mini tour of Helvellyn and surrounding peaks in the UNESCO status English Lake District
  • A great day out in the mountains with hard-to-earn adrenaline and endorphins ...

 

Optional extras are available via SI Entries:

  • Half board rooms available at the Patterdale Hall [Extremely grand bunk accommodation with a hearty breakfast and piled high evening meal] - £60
  • Pinnacle Ridge Extreme quality cotton tee (available exclusively to race entrants, £20 each)
  • Branded goat-bells for your support team (£15 each) [These are real 'alpine' goat bells]
  • Hot meal at registration on Friday evening – carnivore and vegan options available (£15.00 - pre-order only)
  • Post-race massage (£15, with 25% donated to Patterdale MRT)

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