Bollihope Carrs

  • Sunday 3rd March 2024.
  • Start 11AM; registration from 10am
  • Bollihope Quarry car park.

    Entry Link

    £5 Entry, or £6 (non-FRA), Entries will be available on the day.

Bollihope Carrs is a medium length (BM) fell race, 11km 380m+. Start time 11am, registration from 10am.

The start is from Bollihope Quarry car park, 3km South West of Frosterley in Weardale, Co. Durham. 
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The races starts west along the river before climbing up rough ground to the summit of Bollihope Carrs, then descending East to the summit of Catterick before a quick descent back to the start.  

Full FRA Kit is required.  Map (provided), compass, whistle, hat, gloves, waterproof jacket with hood and taped seams, waterproof trousers with taped seams.

No GPS for navigation. In poor conditions map and compass will be required to follow the route safely. No poles.

Limit of 50 entries available due to Natural England restrictions.

Race Map

The race presents lots of route choice, as can be seen from the GPX routes from some runners during the 2023 race!

Write up of 2021 race from our friends at Elvet Striders.

FRA race assessment matrix