Summer Series 2017
Dates and Routes
Please note that these races are run over remote moors and although it's summer the weather can be very unpleasant so suitable full body cover is recommended (eg wind or waterproofs). Navigation is required and so map and compass are compulsory.
We aim to finish by 8.30pm so if you think you will take longer than that please feel free to set off early leaving a note on your car with your name and time on it. As the races are self timed this will not affect your position.
Dogs are not allowed as most of the races are run on the moors where birds are nesting.
|3rd April||Race 1 - Back Tor and a little beyond||Start 6.30pm Park at Strines pub - top carpark. Start - Gate to moors 223903, CP1 Back Tor, CP2 Walled enclosure 188903, CP3 Cakes of Bread, Compulsory CP4 Gate to moors 223903, Finish Strines Pub carpark. 223906 4.5m, 375m|
Race 2 - Broomhead Bash
Start Access gate, 241962. CP1 Sheepfold 232962, CP2 Fox Stones 213961, CP3 Footbridge 214952, CP4 Flint Hill 218947, CP5 Wall corner 236944, Finish Access gate.
|15th May||Race 3 - Black Tour||
Parking - Entrance to Woodhead Tunnel off A628 (Woodhead road).
Start 7pm Gate on Track SK116995. CP1 Footbridge 122980, CP2 White Stones 116972, CP3 Aircraft Wreck 110975, CP4 Grouse Butt No 4 114993 Finish Gate on track.
|5th June||Race 4 - Birchin||
Start 7pm. Park at Birchin Clough carpark. Start - Steps over the A57 / Snake road. First CP- SK105912 Bend on fence, Second CP- SK 097898 Mushroom Stone (Fairbrook Naze) Third CP- SK 103892 Stream Junction (Upper Seal Clough) Finish - Steps -
|19th June||Race 5 - Moscar Moor||Start Bottom gate at Cutthroat - 7pm. CP1 Stone circle, CP2 Wall Junction, CP3 Quarry Edge, CP4 Stone Circle, CP5 Trig, CP6 Stone Gate Posts, Finish Gate. See map for details and photos of CP's!|
Race 6- Way Out West
|Start 7pm. Park Westend. CP's on the Map. NOTE: CP 1 is the Scout Memorial just below the Tor.|
|10th July||Race 7 - Bamford||
Start 7pm - Park on the road (free) or the Heatherdene Pay & Display carpark (£2.50 all day 24 hr cameras it says). Start gate leading to woods from Heatherdene carpark. Checkpoints on the Map.
|17th July||Race 8 - Wicken Wizz||Start 7pm. Park at Dog and Partridge pub on A628 - SE177011. Start/Finish - Access gate SE183010 CP1 Sheepfold SK172993 CP2 Skaratt Stone SK166991 CP3 Ruin SE163000 Stay within Access Land to Finish|
|31st July||Race 9 - Rowlee Zigzag||Details on Map|
|7th August||Race 10 - Hobson's Choice||Start
Park by Gas Works on Mortimer Rd. Start / Finish Access Gate SK 243926,
CP1 Flint Spring 228946, CP2 Pond SK 209941, CP3 Old Cross 216928
|21st August||Race 11 - Pike Lowe Direct||Start - 7pm from Access Gate on Gill Royd Lane, CP 1 Pike Lowe cairn 209973, Finish - Access stile - 227988. NB: Change of START for 2016|
|18th Sept||Race 12 - Strines||
New Start Location at Brogging House. Either Park on the road or maybe possible to park down the lane but it is rough (see location map)
Start 6.30pm by Brogging Gantry SK 230906. CP1 Footbridge SK 233906, CP2 Boots Folly SK 230899, CP3 Ruin SK 236888, CP4 Grouse Butt 1 SK 240891, CP5 Footbridge 233906 Finish Brogging Gantry.