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Peak District Challenge


    13th September 2024 - 14th September 2024

    Peak District Challenge 2024

    Join this year's challenge - run or trek from 25km up to a 100km Ultra Marathon.


    13th September 2024 - 14th September 2024 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

    The Peak District Challenge is a trail running or trekking challenge that offers four levels of difficulty.

    25km (Copper)

    50km (Bronze)

    75km (Silver)

    100km (Gold Ultra).

    Each distance has a target time to try to beat, from 9 hours to hike 25km, up to 24 hours to walk or run the huge 100km Gold Ultra Peak District Challenge.

    Motivation and encouragement are provided at Checkpoints with water top ups and refreshments. Checkpoints are spread out every 10km around the course on average. A stew supper on Saturday evening is all included in the price of your entry.

    Our professional, qualified safety teams monitor teams' safety throughout. Each team’s GPS tracker allows HQ to see each team’s exact location at any time, at any point around your challenge route, not just at checkpoints.

    Teams can self-navigate using our printed route-guides and GPX files, or join a led walking group accompanied by a fully qualified mountain leader.

    When and where:

    All routes are circular, and start from Hathersage Memorial Hall, S32 1DU

    All routes finish at Hathersage on Saturday evening, 14 September 2024 - your starting time will be on Friday night or Saturday morning - see below!

    The Copper Challenge starts at 9.30am on Saturday, with a finishing target of 6.30pm.

    The Bronze Challenge starts at 8am on Saturday, so the 12 hour finishing target is at 8pm.

    The Silver and Gold Ultra routes start at 9.00pm on Friday evening, so their 24 hour finishing target is 9.00pm on Saturday.

    Entry fees

    • Back Before Dark 10km fell race, £24.
    • Copper 25km, £49

    • Bronze 50km, £54

    • Silver 75km, £69

    • Gold Ultra 100km, £74

    If joining a led group with a guide, add £22

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