Fell Race - Start 10.30

  • Longshaw Sheep Dog Trials 2016 1st, 2nd & 3rd SEPTEMBER

 

The Longshaw fell race is held on the Saturday morning of the Sheepdog trials.

The number of competitors at the Longshaw race has increased each year, despite competition from several other local races which are traditionally run on the same weekend.

Entries come from many miles away and occasionally we have an international runner in the field including the 2011 winner.

The Fell Race course is shown below, it covers 5 miles of varied terrain over Burbage, Higger Tor, Over Owler Tor, Owler Tor, Lawrence Field & Longshaw Pastures, including woods, rocky paths and the occasional bog.

The start field can be seen from the majority of the route and conversely the spectators can follow the runners through binoculars.

The course record is 38m 07sec and will stand for ever yes

Pay to enter the Sheepdog Trials (currently £5) and race free. Bring the family, there’s plenty for them to do whilst you run on the fells.

* Dark Peak Fell Runner organised, FRA insured event * Extensive prizelist * Spot prizes * A friendly event * A proper fell race * Catering marquee * Real ale Bar with Abbeydale beers * What more could tha want? * Be there or be somewhere else *