Eccles Pike Fell Race
9th August 2017
The Eccles Pike Fell Race, one of the oldest fell races in the country has a history going back well over 100 years. It is renowned for being short, tough and demanding. If you wish to learn more about its origins we have compiled a short history of the race which can be found by clicking:-
2017 Race Details: Wednesday August 9th at 7.30pm Eccles Pike Fell Race is rated by the FRA as Category:- AS. with a distance of 3.4m and climb of 1001' from the Navigation Inn, adjacent to the original terminus of the Peak Forest Canal, Bugsworth Basin, Buxworth, near Whaley Bridge (OL1 SK023 820 on OS Dark Peak Map)
The Navigation Inn itself offers a good selection of bar meals and beer, making this an ideal venue for friends and family to wait whilst you take part in the race. Or even a post race evening meal with family and friends.
A Location Map of where to find the Navigation Inn can be found by Clicking:-
Current records: m:19.26 Andy Wilton, 1996; f: 24.53 Olivia Bush, 2011.
Further Information / Organiser: Maz Simon: 3 Hollins Mount, Marple Bridge, Stockport, SK6 5BX
Tel: 07973 385713
To Contact the Eccles Pike Race Director:
2016 Race Results - Available
Previous Race Results
For a Map of the Course:
GPX File file of he course is:-
For the course profile:
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Online Pre entry now open £5.20 (incl booking fee)
On the night will be available subject to the race not being full. £6.00
Junior Race: (as part of main race), 15-16 years. Minimum age: 15; On the night (parental consent must be given on the standard FRA form).
Race Held under FRA rules