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

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Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th November 2019

Entries Open
Wednesday 21st November 2018
Entries Close
Wednesday 20th November 2019
Routes
Stage 1 Only; Stage 2 Only; Full Race
Entries so Far
9 Participants
Entry Fees
Stage 1:   £55 unaffiliated £53 affiliated 
Stage 2:   £55 unaffiliated £53 affiliated 
Full Race £85 unaffiliated £83 affiliated 
Contact
Event Organiser - Stu Westfield
Phone
07890 620274

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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 pre-race briefings, followed by pizza and pasta party to help you start this friendly and sociable race, fuelled with energy and prepared.

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

Finishers medals and winners’ trophies.

CHOOSING YOUR CHALLENGE

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 23 November 2019, White Peak Trails 50km (total ascent 899m) £55.00
Option B: Stage 2 only - Sunday 24 November 2019, Dark Peak Challenge 43km (total ascent 1192m) £55.00
Option C: Stage 1 Saturday + Stage 2 Sunday - Full Peak District South & North Traverse 93km £85.00

ITINERARY

Friday 22nd November
18:00 - Option A (Full Race) & Option B (Stage 1) racers meet at Edale Village Hall, Event HQ for check in, pre-race briefings, kit check and pasta & pizza party.

Saturday 23th November
07:00 - Transport from Edale HQ to Race Start at Ashbourne (included)
08:30 - Stage 1 start
18:00 - Edale HQ open for Option B (Stage 2) racers
21:30 - Stage 1 Edale cut off time

Sunday 24th November
07:00 - Transport from Edale HQ to Race Start at Marsden (included)
08:30 - Stage 2 start from Marsden
21:30 - Stage 2 Edale finish cut off time

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Ranger Safety Team Support at HQ, Road head and Hill Top locations. Navigation notes
  • ON COURSE: Snacks, fruit, soft drinks and soup HQ: Tea/Coffee/ Soft drinks, Pizza and Pasta for racers.
  • Finishers Medals for all race options.
  • Trophies for 1st Male and 1st Female STAGE 1
  • Trophies for 1st Male and 1st Female STAGE 2
  • Trophies for 1st Male and 1st Female FULL SOUTH & NORTH
  • Limited hall floor sleeping (20 places, must be pre-booked)
  • Coach transport from Edale to start of Stage 1
  • Coach transport from Edale to start of Stage 2

ACCOMMODATION NOTE: 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.

THE KIT

  • 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 Ordnance Survey type maps covering the Race Distance (eg: OS Explorer 1:25,000 OL24 White Peak, OL1, Harveys Maps)
  • Dark Peak (eg: OS Explorer OL1 Dark Peak, Harveys Maps)
  • GPS (Optional)
  • Navigation Compass (a mobile phone app or watch compass is not acceptable).
  • Head torch and spare batteries.
  • Hi viz reflective strip and/or back light to be attached to rear of rucksack.
  • Whistle
  • Emergency bivvy bag, foil or polythene survival bag. (note: foil blanket is not acceptable)
  • Unbreakable Mug (for checkpoints, we do not use single use disposable plastic cups)
  • 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

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.

Notes: For racers who have pre-booked limited hall floor sleeping, you’ll require sleeping bag and mat. Please note, there are no shower facilities at the hall. To reserve a sleeping place in the hall, please contact us directly after entering the race.

More race details on rangerultras.co.uk/index.php/peak-district-south-north/ 


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