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Hob Hurst's Fell Race 


8km (5-miles) / 256m (840') ascent 

From Beeley

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Event Details


(+£1 for payment on the day)

The 2021 edition of Hob Hurst's Fell Race is scheduled for 13th August.

Arrangements are currently being finalised with a view to opening entires in May. We will be in touch with those with deferred entries from last year's cancelled race prior to that.


Hob Hurst's Fell Race is a new but traditional fell race in the Peak District this summer, which took place for the first time in 2018.

Starting and finishing in Beeley on the edge of the Chatsworth Estate, the race will climb up through Hell Bank Plantation and across the high moorland to reach the historic Hob Hurst's House.  Competitors will then enjoy a long and fast descent back to the village via Beeley Hill top. 

The race, which kicks off our Peak District Trail Running Weekender, will operate in accordance with UK Athletics rules under Fell Running Association License [applied for]. 'Runners' Rules' for Fell Races can be found here

For participants in our Trail Running Weekender, entry to the race is included in their package. They may also opt to run the route with one of our guides, immediately after the main race has set off. 

Kit requirements

You are required to arrive at the race with the 'FRA Mandatory Minimum Kit' and be prepared to wear or carry it during the race, Depending on the weather conditions on the night we may relax some or all of these requirements:. 

  • Waterproof whole body cover (with taped seams and integrated attached hood),

  • Hat

  • Gloves 

  • Map of the route

  • Compass

  • Whistle

  • Emergency food. 

*70p of each entry fee will be donated to the Peak District National Park Foundation #70kfor70 campaign to help protect the park for everyone forever. There is a limit on the number of runners.

Entries on the day will be subject to availability. 

Competitors must be aged 16 or above on the day of the race.

Cancelled in 2020

Entry on the day subject to availability

Transfers and Refunds

No refunds are available but you may transfer your number to another runner free of additional charge. This must be done by the original entrant using the transfer option ( on the entry website no later than 4th August 2020. Use of somebody else's number, without formally arranging the transfer  is NOT allowed.

See link at bottom of page for our general terms and conditions. .

Categories and prizes

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

1st, 2nd, 3rd  Male, 

1st, 2nd, 3rd Female

1st male & female in each vet category represented.

On the day

Registration will take place between 5:30pm and 6:45pm.

The event will start at 7pm.

Afterwards, water and light refreshments will be available..

Prizes will be presented as soon as possible after winners of each category have finished. 


Race Venue

The race venue is Beeley Village Hall on School Lane, Beeley..

The post code is DE4 2NU..

Race parking has been arranged within the village and is located 200 metres from the event HQ at Dukes Barn, see diagram below. Parking is  £TBC per car with all proceeds to Beeley Village Hall funds. Please do not attempt to park within the grounds of the barn itself (which is for residents only) or on-street within the village. 

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Race Headquarters: Dukes Barn

Please respect the area, do not drop any litter and be respectful to local residents.

Toilets are available at Duke's Barn. Please do not use adjacent fields and hedges within sight of properties..

Whilst warming up / cooling down please stick to public areas and rights of way, or the field within the grounds of the barn. 



Results 2018

Results 2019

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