Fell Running News


Wooler Trail Marathon 2017

There are still 10 places left for the Wooler Trail Marathon on Saturday 19th November. Wooler Trail Marathon is set in the heart of Northumberland National Park and includes many splendid uninterrupted views to the far horizon and many undulations along the way. The race starts in Wooler before heading towards some of the best views in the country, if not the world. The race is split across two days so why not come up for the whole weekend. The Sunday after the race is party night in Wooler! This... Read More


Saltergate Gallows Fell Race 2017

The organising baton now passes from Thirsk and Sowerby Harrier to Pickering AC. The next race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Saltergate Gallows Fell Race on Sunday 5th Novemeber 2017, 10.30am. Entry is £5 and on the day only. Registration is at the village hall in Levisham nr Pickering, North Yorkshire. The route has had to be adjusted as there is a rally in the forestry on that day. Click here for a map of the new route which is about 8 miles


Gormire Gamble Fell Race 2017

In the 20 year history of the Dave Parry Fell Race Series there has been two previous fell races held from the Sutton Bank Visitors Centre. The Sutton Bank Slither and the White Horse Wander both had to be stopped due to problems with dogs on the route or access to the land. Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers have worked hard with the land owners to put together an exciting new route that brings fell racing back to this lovely part of the North Yorkshire Moors. The Gormire Gamble is the... Read More


Lockton Limping 2017

The first race in the Dave Parry Winter Fell Race Series is the Lockton Limping on Sunday 24th September 2017. Knavesmire are the organising club. Entry is £5 on the day only. Registration/start/finish is at Lockton Village Hall, Nr Pickering, North Yorkshire (grid ref SE 845898). The route is about 7 miles long with about 1000 feet of ascent. The fun starts at 10.30 am. Grippy trail shoes would be a good choice.


Roseberry Topping Fell Race 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series is Roseberry Topping on Wednesday 30th August at 7pm. Registration is in the car park at the bottom of Roseberry Topping just south of Newton Under Roseberry on the A173. Entry is on the day only and £4. The event is organised by the National Trust. For those who aren’t familiar with Roseberry Topping this is the sharks fin that sticks out from the side of the North Yorkshire Moors as you look to the East when you are... Read More


Gribdale Gallop 2017

The next race in the Dave Parry Summer Fell Race Series is Gribdale Gallop on Wednesday 16th August. Entry is £5 on the day only and the fun begins at 7.15 pm. The start/finish/registration is at Gribdale Car Park which is just a drive up hill from Great Ayton, North Yorkshire (Grid Ref NZ59311). This years course is slightly different to the established course that has been used for the past 20 years as the race has been unable to get access to the Forestry Commision Land. The new route... Read More

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Incline to Madness Fell Race 2017

It was a terrific evening of Fell racing at the latest Dave Parry/Northern Runner Summer Fell Race series event – Inclined to Madness taking its name from former railway line incline midrace. The rain cleared out well before the race replaced with a mild perfect running evening. Overall winner was Paul Lowe of Darlington Harriers, in a navigation error free run Paul eased to victory over Martin Perry of Esk Valley Fell Club. In the women’s race it was Alison Matthews claiming a double victory for Darlington Harriers from Kay... Read More