Here is brief preview of key club events happening throughout this year. It is not an exhaustive list but I think includes the key fell running events of 2023.
Sunday 8th – Commondale Clart – club champs, short
Saturday 4th – Wadsworth Trog -club champs, long
Saturday 11th – Ladies on Tour to Carrock Fell, Lake District
Saturday 11th – At the Double – club champs, medium
Thursday 27th – DFR organised Cockfield Chase race, RO Andy Blackett
Wednesday 10th – Cautley Horseshoe – club champs, short
2-4th June OMM Lite Festival, Grasmere – a weekend with camping, food, beer and races to suit all tastes from 5km trail runs to 7 hour score course. Andy and I are taking the boys for the weekend. It’d be great fun to have a bunch of people from the club there for a relaxed running filled weekend.
More info on the OMM Lite here: https://theomm.com/omm-festival/
Saturday 10th – Roman Wall Show – club champs, short
Sunday 11th – Navigation day in Hamsterley Forest, details TBC.
1-2nd Saunders Mountain Marathon – the friendliest mountain marathon on the calendar. Courses to suit all abilities. Grab a partner and give it a go! https://slmm.org.uk
Saturday 1st July – Chevy Chase– club champs, long
SUNDAY 23rd JULY – DFR organised CHAPELFELL TOP ENGLISH CHAMPS RACE – clear your diaries – with the possibility of up to 500 runners, we’re going to need marshals galore (up to 10-15).
Sunday 20th – Sedburgh Hills – club champs, long
Saturday 2nd – Grisedale Horseshoe – club champs, medium
Saturday 9th – DFR organised Cronkley Fell race, RO Paul Hodgson
Sunday 10th – Lake District Mountain Trial – a classic in the fell running calendar. A chance to test your navigation and mountain craft in a long running event. https://www.ldmta.org.uk
Sunday 1st – Hodgson Brothers Relay, Patterdale, Lake District – we pick our strongest male team for this prestigious event to take on the best runners from the best clubs. There is a limited number of clubs accepted to participate and a waiting list of other clubs keen to jump in. With this in mind we need to field as strong a team as possible. Clear your diaries fast lads!!
Saturday 21st – British Fell and Hill Relays, Keswick, Lake District – organised by Keswick AC this year so pretty easy to get to. Last year we had three teams (male, female and mixed) complete the relays which was incredible. If you’re excited to take part then put the date in your diary!
Sunday 10th – Simonside Cairns – club champs, medium
Saturday 16th – DFR organised Bollihope Carrs race, RO Andy Blackett
Monday 18th – DFR organised Silent Night race, RO Andy Blackett