Goyt Valley Striders
Affiliated to UK Athletics
Reg no. 2658036

The Whaley Waltz Fell Race

Next Event: 1st August 2020

Note new date: the Town Council have decided to move the date of the carnival to this date for one year only. This is to celebrate one year on from the near catastrophic events of July 31st/August 1st in 2019.   

WHALEY WALTZ FELL RACE  FRA Category: BS. PM. Over 16s only. Start time is approximately 1.10 p.m after the carnival parade. It is 5.8m and with an elevation of 899' from Whaley Bridge Town Centre (GR 012811, OL1). This race starts as part of the annual Whaley Bridge Rose Queen Carnival Parade.

In 2019, This race race raised a total of £915 for the thomas Theyer Foundation.  Details can be found HERE

We also made a donation of £242 to Whaley Bridge Rose Queen Carnival 

Further Details:  Mark Ruston, 77 Buxton Road, Whaley Bridge, High Peak, SK23 7HX; Tel: 07803 123058

To contact the Waltz Race Director Click/Tap:- HERE

2019 Results HERE And Team results HERE

Previous Years Results

Whaley Waltz Fell Race

Whaley Waltz Photograph on our Flikr Page can be found:- HERE
(Feel free to add any more to this group you may have) 

A Map of the Route can be found Here:- MAP

Course Records: Men - Steve Vernon 35:21 (2017) Women - O Walwyn Bush 42:26 (2012)


On-line Entry - is now OPEN £8

To see the start list  also Click below:-

Enter via CLE Events

On-the Day Entry:- (subject to availability) £10

Arrive early to avoid being disappointed

Last registration: 12.40 p.m. (note: we will close early to avoid traffic congestion on the day-please arrive early)

On The Day Entry/Registrations On the day MAY be availble subject to the race limit not being reached beforehand. Race registration from 11:00am. Registration, registration venue:- Whaley Bridge Uniting Church Hall. (between the finish and the race start on the main road close to the railway bridge) (Please allow plenty of time to register as it is carnival day we will get very busy.) Address: 35a Buxton Rd, Whaley Bridge, High Peak SK23 7HT. The Race start is a short distance away in the centre of the town outside the Railway Pub.

Note:- Road access to Whaley Bridge is closed at 1 p.m. for the Carnival Parade. (Parking may be restricted in places, especially on-street on certain roads due to the carnival parade. Please allow extra time to find places to park and remember to park responsibly... some people haven't in the past!)