2023 / 2024 - Dates and Routes
All races can be done anytime so long as you email me your time in the week of the race on Nicky9@runbg.co.uk by Thursday night.
Anyone can do the races in daylight. 10 bonus points for doing the races in the dark . Ten Races to count for a Series Cake! The route as on the map must be followed for all TRAIL Races - no shortcutting corners etc. Please close all gates on route, no matter how near the runner behind you is. Thank you.
|30th Oct week||Race 1 - Broggin Trail||Start/Finish Gateway to Strines road. Route on map. Run Anti clockwise|
|6th Nov week||Race 2 - Midhopestones||From Bolsterstone , New Hall Lane to Midhopestones and back along Mortimer Road and Long Lane. 6.31 miles with 750ft climb|
|13th Nov week||Race 3 - Upper Midhope Trail||Start/Finish Gateway to road. Route on map|
|20th Nov 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|
|27th Nov week||Race 5 - Cutthroat Trail||Start/Finish Gateway to road. Route on map.|
|4th Dec 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|
|11th Dec week||Race 7 - Strines Trail||Start/Finish Strines Top carpark Route on map.|
|18th Dec week||Race 8 - Parkin Trail||Start/Finish at 15mph sign/cul de sac gatepost. Go round Winhill to left. Parking on road by bridge.|
|Christmas week -
25th Dec week
|Race 9 - Seal
In daylight so no Dark points
|From Stile on the road. Route on map.|
|1st Jan week||Race 10 - WinLosehill Trail||Start / Finish on road. Route on map.|
|8th Jan week||Race 11 - 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|
|15th Jan week||Race 12 - Broomhead Trail||Start/Finish Gateway to road. Route on map.|
|22rd Jan week||Race 13 - 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|
|29th Jan week||Race 14 - Orrell Crook Trail||Start at Gate / Finish at the carpark. Use footpath to above Lockerbrook Farm, then run down track. Use access stiles / gates shown in purple splodges to cross walls. Go to the far end, highest point of Crook Hill rocks.|
|5th Feb week||Race 15 - Stannage Trail||From Gas works at Moscar. Start/Finish on the road. Route on map.|
|12th Feb week||Race 16 - Brightholmlee||From Bolsterstone, to Ewden, Bank House, Peat Pits Fm, Brightholmlee, and back through Jack Bridge and Ewden. 6.70miles with 1300ft climb|
|19th Feb week||Race 17 - Bolsterstone Trail||Start/Finish at the Parking area. Route on map. You must go to, and touch the TRIG.|
|26th Feb week||Race 18 - 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
|4th March week||Race 19 - Crookstone Trail||Start/Finish - Gate on road. Route on map. Parking area near cattle shed at Rowlee but leave the gate clear into the field. Path heads up initially, then after wall, head left to ridge to Crookstone summit.|
|11th March week||Race 20 - Thornseat Trail||Start/Finish Gateway to
Strines road. Route on map.
Beware at Hallfield House - go up driveway, but look for gate on right when you reach a closed wooden gate in front of you. turn Hard Right and use Permissive Footpath round the house.
1) You must go to Broggin house and not take the shortcut through the field.
2) You must touch one of the Shooting Cabins before heading to the wall corner.
|18th March week||Race 21 - 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.|
|25th March||Presentation night Race||
Handicap race, starting at 6pm from Strines pub. Route on Map. I'll put handicaps up on here on 20th March.
Presentation in a pub afterwards. 7.30pm