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The Cordwell Colossus

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Saturday 13th August 2022

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20 mile  £22 (£24 non affiliated)
40 mile  £32 (£34 non affiliated)

Jamie Glazebrook

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The Cordwell Colossus – a summer trail run in North Derbyshire just on the edge of the Peak District. It is a lovely loop of challenging goodness on the beautiful trails, paths and woodlands of the Cordwell Valley with a little jink over into the neighbouring Linacre Valley for good measure.

The full loop is 20 miles with 840m ascent and there is an ultra option of 2 loops giving 40 miles and 1680 metres ascent. Both events are open to runners and fast walkers who can make the 12 hour cut off time.

Starting at Holmesfield Village Hall at 9.00am, you head north via woodland track before curving round in an anticlockwise direction over hilly farmland, woodland and rural trails. The views from the high ground are terrific and the route conditions range from highly runnable trails and lanes to more involving single track and trods. The route will be marked on the less obvious sections and a downloadable map, GPX files and route notes will be available. Basic navigation skills will be desirable.

There will be 2 stocked checkpoints out on the route with additional refreshments available at the village hall for finishers and those needing a refuel before heading out on lap 2.

From 8am at Holmesfield Village Hall, Holmesfield, Dronfield S18 7WZ.
Car parking is free of charge to participants in the spacious village hall car park.

If you are travelling from afar please get in touch for accommodation advice.

40 milers 9.00
20 milers 9.15

Every finisher receives a bespoke medal and a belly full of refreshments.

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