North Shields Poly Fell Championships 2020
There are thirteen, perhaps 13 races in the series in the series but only your best SEVEN races will score. 50 points are awarded to the first home, 48 to second, 47 to third etc.
Please bring the full FRA best practice kit to ALL races to avoid disappointment. Details on the FRA website. https://fellrunner.org.uk/documents/2019/FRA%20Requirements%20for%20Runners%202019%2019-10-2018.pdf Note: Races denoted as NG means GPS cannot be used to aid navigation
High Cup Nick – BM-15k/9m Saturday 22 February 1pm
£8.00 Venue Dufton Village Hall ref 688 252. Marvellous descent from the Nick right to the finish, almost.
PRE ENTRY ONLY at https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=6323 Junior races.
Brough Law – AS – 8k/5m. Sunday 15th March at 10:30am.
Entry on day £3.00 Venue: Bulbys Wood car park, Ingram Valley, Grid NU008164
Coledale Horseshoe Fell Race – AM NG – 13.5k/8.5m Saturday 28 March 11.00am
£10.00 PRE ENTRY ONLY at http://ellenboroughac.com/ Venue: Braithwaite Lodge Grid ref 232 231.
Blakey Blitz – AM NG – 17k/10.5m Sunday 19 April 10.30.
Entry on day. £5.00. Venue: Lion Inn, Castleton GR678998 http://www.eskvalleyfellclub.org/
Fairfield Horseshoe – AM NG – 14.5k/5m Saturday 23 May 12.00
PRE ENTRY ONLY £10.00 https://www.amblesideac.org.uk/ Venue Rydal Hall Ambleside GRNY367063
Provisional: Barry’s Orienteering Event 30/31 May. Details to follow
Windy Gyle – BM – 13.7k/8.5m Sunday 21 June 10.30am
£5.00 on day. Venue: Roadside sheep pens N of Barrowburn Farm, Alwinton. Grid ref: NT863113 http://www.northumberlandfellrunners.co.uk/
Chevy Chase BL – 32.2k/20 miles Saturday 4 July at 10.30. £20.00.
PRE ENTRY ONLY £20 The local race you must do at least once. Venue Wooler Youth Hostel GR992278 https://woolerrunningclub.com/
Saltwell Harriers Fell Race BS – 9k/5.6 miles Tuesday 7 July 7.15pm.
£5.00 Venue:On B6278 near Stanhope GR996416 https://www.saltwellharriers.org.uk/races/saltwell-fell-race/
Borrowdale Fell Race – AL NG – 27km/17m Saturday 1 August 11am
Pre entry ONLY £11 The most prestigious long fell race in the Lakes, if not the world. Venue: Rosthwaite village, Borrowdale. http://www.borrowdalefellrunners.co.uk/borrowdale-fell-race-2016/
Glanton Show Hill Race – BS – 5k/3 miles
Saturday 8th August at 1.30pm. Tbc £6.00 includes show entry
Venue: See signs to show: Glanton NE6 4AJ 4PT Grid ref. NZ067963
Grasmere Senior Guides Race Sunday AS- 2.5km/1.4m 30 August 4pm
Entry on day at Grasmere show £12 An iconic fell race AND Incorporating the Poly Bank Holiday Bash with Dufton Show https://www.fellrunner.org.uk/races.php?id=6983 & Barrow https://www.fellrunner.org.uk/races.php?id=6743 fell races. Special award for those who complete all 3 (DS & B don’t count for points) 3 races and 3 Lake District shows, a must for sheep and dog loving runners everywhere!
Simonside Thropton Show Race BM – 11k/6.5 miles
Saturday 19 September at 2pm. £7.50 (includes entry to show) Venue: Thropton Showfield, Coquetdale, Northumberland. GR 031027 www.northumnberlandfellrunners.co.uk
Other dates to note
4 October Hodgson Brothers Relays
17 October British Fell Relay championships Tebay
25 October NS Poly Ingram Hills Race