Goyt Valley Striders
Affiliated to UK Athletics
Reg no. 2658036

Eccles Pike Fell Race

Next Race: 12th August 2020

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:- HISTORY

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 2019 raised £850 for Buxton Mountain Rescue

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.
Pub Website:- HERE

A Location Map of where to find the Navigation Inn can be found by Clicking:- HERE

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
Tel: (tba)

To Contact the Eccles Pike Race Director: HERE

2019 Race Results can be found here:- Here

Previous Race Results

Eccles pike runners

For a Map of the Course: HERE

GPX File file of he course is:- HERE

For the course profile: HERE

Flikr PHOTO PAGE Images taken by us and others, Feel free to add any more to this group:  HERE



Senior Race:

Online Pre entry - Will open in  spring 2020 (please call back)

Entry via Crazy Legs events.

Start List on crazy legs entry system

Enter Eccles Pike online

ON THE NIGHT ENTRY (approx 60 places) £6


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