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.

Results 2024

PositionGender positionAge cat positionNameClubCategoryTime
111Chris LarkinNorthumberland Fell RunnersMSEN0:48:27*
222Michael LumbNorthumberland Fell RunnersMSEN0:55:07
333Joe AddisonDurham Fell RunnersMSEN0:56:25
441Ian HutchinsonDurham Fell RunnersM400:57:43
552Martin WilsonDurham Fell RunnersM400:59:23
664Will LloydTynedale Harriers & ACMSEN1:01:24
773Andrew StimsonDurham Fell RunnersM401:05:30
881Joe BlackettDark Peak Fell RunnersM601:06:15
992Paul RevellM601:08:15
10101Graham PearsonM501:10:02
11115Joshua CooperThirsk and Sowerby HarriersMSEN1:10:57
12122Clive ThorntonEsk Valley Fell ClubM501:12:24
13136James SunleyElswick HarriersMSEN1:14:29
14147Richard George SpowartMSEN1:14:38
15153Gavin CoventryThirsk and Sowerby HarriersM501:14:55
16164David ZidaneDurham Fell RunnersM501:15:06
17174Owen LoweryM401:15:19
18183Colin ValentieKeswick ACM601:15:45
19198Oliver BidwellMSEN1:18:04
20205Mark SmithNorthumberland Fell RunnersM501:19:07
2111Marie-Louise RidleyDurham Fell RunnersW501:20:55
22215Ross RobertsonNorthumberland Fell RunnersM401:21:41
23226Alan SimpsonThirsk & Sowerby HarriersM501:25:24
24236David SilburnM401:28:40
25247Iain StempDurham Fell RunnersM501:31:42
2622Denise TunstallDurham Fell RunnersW501:36:08
2731Morag GriersonWSEN1:44:44
* new course record

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