Goyt Valley Striders
Affiliated to UK Athletics
Reg no. 2658036

Buxworth 5 Road Race

Course Measurers certifiedRun Britain Licensed

Next Event: Spring 2022

We are working on putting this event together for 2022. Should be around the usual time in May. (Details tba nearer the time)

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(988ft/301m), 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: tba

Profits from the race are donated to charity:

In 2019 £859 profit was donated to Prostate Cancer Research

Course Records:

Robert Little (Hallamshire Harriers) 28:04 (2014) | Elle Vernon (Stockport Harriers) 31:30 (2017)

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
Team: 1st Male / Female (3 to count based on positions)  
New course record M & F, £50 cash


2019 results: Click/Tap Here:- Results(Provisional)

Photos taken by Mick Hall can be found  HERE

Race Info:

The wearing of Earphones or similar devices are not permitted at this race for your own safety, as the road will not be closed to traffic. Anybody wearing Earphones or similar devices will be disqualified.

For a map of the course Click/Tap:- MAP
For the course profile Click/Tap:- PROFILE

The race start and finish race is at the Navigation Inn, Bugsworth Canal Basin, Buxworth, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 7NE.
Car Parking and Toilets are available at the Navigation Inn. This country inn also offers a good selection of bar meals and beer, making this an ideal venue for the family to wait whilst you take part in the race or indeed for a post race meal and drink. Pub Website an be found Click/Tap:- Navi Pub

For more information and contact the Race Director 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

(£7/£9) - Via nifty entries below

Online entries close 6pm Monday April 26th.

Transfers until entries close
No Transfers on the day

No Refunds. (see terms)

Minimum age to enter 15

Full terms and conditions:-



I am disappointed to let you all know that due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation and in line with government and England Athletics guidance we have had to cancel this year’s race.

The race will next take place in 2022.



2021 Online Entry List here:- Starters

Please allow time to register etc.

Postal entry: Not Available

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