Eccles Pike Fell Race
Next Race: August 2022
It was ON for 2021 There was be a strict 200 limit and entries had to be pre booked
Lets hope we can be fully back to normal in 2022. Date should be 2nd Wednesday of the month but we will confirm this nearer the time.
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:-
Race Details: Start time 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)
Profits from this race in 2021 raised £900 split between RBL Poppy appeal (centenary year) and Salvation Army
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: Tracy Vernon: 93 Macclesfield Road, Whaley Bridge, High Peak, SK23 7DH
To Contact the Eccles Pike Race Director:
2021 Race Results can be found here:-
Previous Race Results
For a Map of the Course:
GPX File file of he course is:-
For the course profile:
Flikr PHOTO PAGE Images taken by us and others, Feel free to add any more to this group:
Online Pre entry - £6.00 (NOW FULL)
Entry via Nifty entries click link.(Start List Only)
Start List on Nifty entry system click link
ON THE NIGHT ENTRY - Sorry not this year
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