Goyt Valley Striders
Affiliated to UK Athletics
Reg no. 2658036
Course Measurers certifiedRun Britain Licensed

Buxworth 5 Road Race

Thursday 2nd May 2024

Race Start 7.30pm

This is a certified 5 mile single lap road route on country lanes Cert. Ref:- 16/215 . The route has a few testing climbs (880ft/268m), with the last mile being flat, therefore this is not a PB course. The route is suitable for most people, but unfortunately NOT wheelchairs.

The race will be run under UK Athletics Rules:
UKA License No: 2024-47686

Profits from the race are donated to charity:

For 2023 we donated profits to the Charity C-R-Y This is a charity aiming at preventing young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, and supporting affected families
More information can be found on their website c-r-y

In 2023 £1000 profit was donated C-R-Y

Course Records:

Andrew Heyes (Hallamshire Harriers) 27:21 (2023) | Lauren Heyes (Hallamshire Harriers) 30:39 (2023)

Prize Categories:

Men: 1st 2nd 3rd; 1st; MV40, MV45, MV50, MV55, MV60, MV65, MV70,
Ladies: 1st 2nd 3rd; 1st;  FV40, FV45, FV50, FV55, FV60, FV65, FV70
only 1 prize per person


2024 results (final): Click/Tap Here:- Here

Race Info:

The wearing of Earphones is not permitted at this race for your own safety as part of the race will not be closed to traffic, however the use of bone conduction earphones is permitted.

For a map of the course Click/Tap:- ROUTENote clockwise direction

Venue for 2024

This year we will be using the Paper Mill Inn at Whitehough as Race HQ. Course record prizes are available to the first male and female. £50 cash prize available to each. All numbers will be issued on the night from 6.15pm
As part of the clubs commitment to helping to reduce climate change we will offer a £2 FREE BEER VOUCHER for individuals who travel to the race using public transport, or who walk, cycle or run to the start. We will reward car shares where there are 4 or more people in the car with a £10 voucher for the cars occupants to spend in the pub that evening.

For more information and contact the Race Director, Robin Leathley
Click/Tap:- Contact

Where to find the Race start Location Click/Tap:- Location

Results Archive from Past Years


We have a Flikr group with lots of photos. These are taken by ourselves and others. Feel free to add any more you like to this group. 
This can be found by Clicking/Tapping:- PHOTOS

start of Buxworth 5 road race

Race Entry:

Online Entries

(£12) - Via nifty entries below

Transfers until entries close
No Transfers on the day

No Refunds. (see terms)

Minimum age to enter 15

Full terms and conditions:-


Online Entry: NOW OPEN

ENTRY ON THE DAY subject to availability


2024 Online Entry List Starters

Please allow time to register etc.

Postal entry: Not Available

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