Borrowdale Fell Runners | Borrowdale Fell Race 2018
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Borrowdale Fell Race   4th August 2018 at 11.00 am

 

 

Entries Closed

 

No further entries for the Borrowdale Fell Race will be accepted.

 

Substitutions will be permitted in certain circumstances. That is where a runner, whose entry for the Borrowdale Fell Race has been accepted, is no longer able or no longer wishes to run in the Race and provided that the substitute runner is able to demonstrate previous experience of long, arduous fell races.

 

If he or she has not previously completed the Borrowdale Fell Race, the substitute runner must have completed at least two different category A or B long or two different category A medium fell races (race categories as defined by the Fell Runners’ Association) since 1st January 2016.

 

The substitute runner must complete a Substitution Form at Race Registration on 4th August.

 

The Race Organiser will not assist potential substitute runners to identify runners who no longer intend to compete in the Race.

 

Please do not contact the Race Organiser to seek a late entry.

 

Route

 

17 miles including 6500 feet of ascent (27km, 2000m) starting and finishing at the Scafell Hotel, Rosthwaite and visiting the following checkpoints:-

 

Start/Finish   Scafell Hotel Rosthwaite              258148

1                 Bessy Boot summit                     258125

2                 Esk Hause shelter                       235083

3                 Scafell Pike summit                     215072

4                 Styhead stretcher box                 219095        (closes 2.20 pm)

5                 Great Gable summit                    211104

6                 Honister Hause                           225135        (closes 3.30 pm)

7                 Dalehead summit                        223154

 

The route to Bessy Boot will be through Chapel Farm and up Rottenstone Gill.

 

The checkpoint at Styhead stretcher box will close at 2.20pm and the Honister Hause checkpoint will close at 3.30 pm.

Eligibility

 

To be eligible to compete in the Borrowdale Fell Race runners must have previous experience of long, arduous fell races and, if they have not previously completed the Borrowdale Fell Race, runners must have completed at least two different category A or B long or two different category A medium fell races (race categories as defined by the Fell Runners Association Ltd) since 1st January 2016.

 

Entry to the Borrowdale Fell Race will be refused to any runner who cannot demonstrate such experience.

 

Queries about entries or eligibility should be directed to Len I’Anson l.c.i.anson@btinternet.com