Grindleford Gallop

Enter from 14th November at 8:00pm.

The price will be raised a little this year to £20 for entries, technical t-shirt remain at £9.
This event has a maximum number of 600 entries which do go fast, which this year all went within about 8 minutes.
If you “like” our Facebook page we can let you know when tickets will go on sale next year,
or if you’ve entered before you should receive an e-mail notification.

Covering approximately 21 miles and 3000ft of ascent the course takes in the villages of Grindleford, Froggatt, Eyam,
Great Longstone, Edensor and Baslow linking them together with paths, tracks and open moorland of the White Peak.
Famous landmarks on the way round include the Riley Graves, Longstone moor, The Monsal trail and of course the stunning Chatsworth Park estate.
The final high-level section along Baslow and Frogatt edges offers breath-taking views of the surrounding peak district.

Race Start Times
The walking participants can start at any time after 7am, with the latest recommended start time being 9.30am. The runners are then started in mass start at 10am.

Marshalling and Route finding
The route is marshalled at important interchanges and most of the control points are manned. Elsewhere the route is only partially marked.
While the event does not require specialised navigation skills you should make yourself familiar with the course using the information on this page.

Importantly the route is a fixed course not the shortest route between the controls. That means no short cuts allowed!

Event type: 
Challenge event
Start date: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: 
Grindleford
Distance: 
21 Miles
Entry fee: 
£20
Championship event: 
No
Entry on day: 
No
Postal closing date: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018