The Grindleford Fell Race takes place over a 4.9miles / 7.9km route starting on the playing fields in the centre of the village. It takes you up through Hay Wood, the Longshore Estate and back down the beautiful Padley Gorge. The celebrated river crossing within site of the finishing line offers excellent spectating opportunities (!).
The route is well marshalled and partially taped.
This race is suitable for newcomers to fell racing and requires no local knowledge or navigational skills.
Date: 3rd Thursday of June – NOTE that in 2021 it will take place on Thursday 15th July with entries opening in late June and limited to 200