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. 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  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  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


Fairfield Horseshoe – AM NG – 14.5k/5m Saturday 23 May 12.00

PRE ENTRY ONLY £10.00 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


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


Saltwell Harriers Fell Race BS – 9k/5.6 miles Tuesday 7 July 7.15pm.

£5.00  Venue:On B6278 near Stanhope GR996416


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.


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  & Barrow  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

Other dates to note

4 October   Hodgson Brothers Relays

17 October British Fell Relay championships Tebay

25 October NS Poly Ingram Hills Race