2020 / 2021

Dates and Routes

All races can be done from Saturday to Wednesday - email me your time on Nicky9@runbg.co.uk by Thursday morning.

 Anyone can do the races in daylight.

The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc

Date Event Route Map
21st Sept week Race 1 - Broggin Trail Start/Finish Gateway to Strines road. Route on map
No Extra Dark points awarded

28th Sept week Race 2 - Midhopestones No Extra Dark points awarded
From Bolsterstone , New Hall Lane to Midhopestones and back along Mortimer Road and Long Lane. 6.31 miles with 750ft climb
5th Oct Training    
12th Oct week Race 3 - Upper Midhope Trail No Extra Dark points awarded
Start/Finish Gateway to road. Route on map

19th Oct week Race 4 - Bar Dyke From Bolsterstone up to Allas Lane, Moor Lane to Bar Dyke, and a loop round Cowell House. 7.43 miles 1255ft climb
26th Oct Training    
2nd Nov week Race 5 - Cutthroat Trail Start/Finish Gateway to road. Route on map. The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc
9th Nov week Race 6 - Walker Edge      From Bolsterstone, down to W end of Broomhead Res, up through Canyards, along Walker Edge, back past Snell House, Jack Bridge and Ewden Village. 6.35 miles 1020ft climb

16th Nov Training    
23rd Nov week Race 7 - Strines Trail Start/Finish Strines Top carpark Route on map. The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc
30th Nov week Race 8 - More Hall Reservoir Start Bolsterstone, Either loop can be done first. One loop: run halfway down towards Broomhead Reservoir, but L at 265963 through the wood and along More Hall Reservoir to the main road, 2979557. Road back to Bolsterstone. 2nd Loop is round Hollin Busk. 6.38 miles 830ft climb

7th Dec Training    
14th Dec week Race 9 - Broomhead Trail Start/Finish Gateway to road. Route on map. The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc
21st Dec week Race 10 - Wigtwizzle Reverse From Bolsterstone - down Yewtrees Lane, up Moor Lane to Mortimer Rd. Turn right, down and up to Lone Lane, right and right again onto Stone Moor Lane back to Bolsterstone. 6.31 miles 1000ft climb

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Christmas week - anytime between 24th and 3rd December Race 11 - Seal Edge Trail in daylight From Stile on the road. Route on map. The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc
4th Jan week Race 12 - Stannage Trail (back to bonus dark points) From Cutthroat Bridge, Route on map. The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc
11th Jan Race 13 -  Brightholmlee  From Bolsterstone, to Ewden, Bank House, Peat Pits Fm, Brightholmlee, and back through Jack Bridge and Ewden. 6.70miles with 1300ft climb

18th Jan week Race 14 - Bolsterstone Trail Start/Finish Bolsterstone. Route on map. The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc
25th Jan week Race 15 - Moor Lane Top

From Bolsterstone , to Broomhead Bridge, up past Canyards, Lee Lane, Moor Lane Top where it joins Mortimer Rd, turn round, and direct back. 5.86 miles 1090ft climb

1st Feb Race 16 - Broggin in the Dark Trail Start/Finish Gateway to Strines road. Route on map. The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc  
8th Feb week Race 17 - Ewden / Wigtwizzle   Bolsterstone, NW along Stone Moor Lane, Long Lane to the Mortimer Road. Down to Ewden, up and turn L along Moor Lane to Broomhead Reservoir, back up Yewtrees Lane. 6.31 miles, 1000ft climb.

15th Feb week Race 18 - Thornseat Trail Start/Finish Gateway to Strines road. Route on map. The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners.
Beware at Hallfield House the PROW is in front of and to the right of the house as you approach it OR Willy says to turn Hard Right and use Permissive Footpath so you don't have to go into the driveway at all.
And just to make sure there is no corner cutting:
1) You must go to Broggin house and not take the shortcut through the wood
2) You must touch one of the Shooting Cabins before heading to the wall corner.
 
22nd Feb Race 19 - Brightholmlee Repeat From Bolsterstone, to Ewden, Bank House, Peat Pits Fm, Brightholmlee, and back through Jack Bridge and Ewden. 6.70miles with 1300ft climb

1st March week Race 20 -Stannage Repeat From Cutthroat Bridge, Route on map. The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc   
8th March week Race 21 -  Moor Lane Top Repeat

From Bolsterstone , to Broomhead Bridge, up past Canyards, Lee Lane, Moor Lane Top where it joins Mortimer Rd, turn round, and direct back. 5.86 miles 1090ft climb

15th March Race 22 - Lost Lad Trail Start/Finish - End of Bridge over river .
Up the hillside follow the path (you can zig zag or straight line) and you should arrive at a big cairn. Go straight across and arrive at track junction with the fence in front of you. Turn left on track and down until you reach the stile crossing the fence. Over stile and down to stream/track/path junction at SK 180 915. Follow path to Lost Lad.

Coming back there are a number of paths leading to the gate/stile at the top of the stony track. You can use any route.

The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc
 
 22nd March Race 23 - Broomhead Trail Repeat Start/Finish Gateway to road. Route on map. The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc

Cakes will be available for collection afterwards about 7.00pm from the gate