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Saturday 17th July 2021

Entries Open
Wednesday 30th June 2021
Entries Close
Wednesday 14th July 2021
Entries so Far
89 Participants
Entry Fees

£6 affiliated   (ANI, IMRA , UKA)
£8 un-affiliated  (Unattached or Unaffiliated Club)

Race Organiser - Mark Hopkins

This year’s Spelga Skyline Fell Race will start and finish at Spelga Dam and follow the 2019 route.

Venue Spelga Dam Water Commisioners Car Park  J 267 273
Registration Time 09:45 - 10:30
Race Start 11:00
Distance 21km
Ascent 1550m
Race Director Mark Hopkins B.A.R.F


Parking - Will be free in an area below the dam. Grid Ref: J 264 274

Toilets  - Available

There will be a cut off time of 14:00 at the Deers Meadow (marshaled checkpoint). All runners must report to this checkpoint and ensure that their race number is recorded.


This race will be run under Athletics NI rules. The minimum safety kit to be carried will be as described on the FRA website. Click here for further information:

All Participants will abide by the Athletics NI Back to Road Running Guidance (17th May)  and in particular the section that says


  • Participants must refrain from handshakes, hugs and high fives. Cover their coughs and sneezes. No spitting.
  • Try not touch any surfaces at the event.
  • All participants should leave as soon as they finish.
  • While running participants should always maintain a safe distance from others and should allow a safe distance while overtaking.

Participants must also wear a face covering  for Registration which must be carried throughout the race. Buffs are acceptable.

IMPORTANT You MUST NOT attend the activity if:

  • You are unwell with a cough, fever or have had other Covid symptoms or tested positive for Covid-19 within the last 10 days
  • You have been in close contact with anyone who is suspected of or confirmed as having Covid-19 in the 10 days before this event
  • You are supposed to be Self Isolating or are undergoing testing for suspected Coronavirus
  • You have been outside of Northern Ireland or the Common Travel Area within the last 10 days **EXCEPT from exempted countries  - See for the current rules .
  • Travel within the CTA is currently permitted but you should take a Lateral Flow test before and after arrival into NI. See Coronavirus (COVID-19): travelling within the Common Travel Area | nidirect for more info

If you have a condition that makes you Clinically Vulnerable, please follow current government and medical advice before registering.  

In the the event that regulations change and we have to cancel the event we will refund entry fees .

Withdrawals - are allowed up to the closing date and will be refunded the entry fee minus £2 to cover costs. Notify us via the email address above.



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