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Fairfield Horseshoe Fell Race

Event Date:

Past event!

Event Day:


Event Time:

11:00 am

Event Distance:

9 Miles or  
14.48 KM

Event Discipline:


Event Terrain:


Total Elevation / Descent:

In Feet: 2998.69
In Metres: 914

'Hilliness' Level / Category:

Level: 8 out of 10
(Very Tough)

Average elevation gain per mile:

Feet: 333.19
Mtrs: 101.56

Event Details:

Race details

  • Date & time: Sat 11 May 2024 at 11:00
  • Start time info: Note the hour earlier start time than previous years!!!
  • Country: England
  • Region: Lake District
  • Category: AM
  • Website:
  • Distance: 14.5 km / 9 miles
  • Climb: 914 m / 2999 ft
  • Venue: Rydal Hall, Ambleside, LA22 9LX
  • Grid reference: NY 367 063
  • Skills: ER, PM, LK, NS
  • Minimum age: 18

Entry information

  • Entry on day: No
  • Pre-entry: Yes
  • Pre-entry fee (members): £12.00
  • Pre-entry fee (non-members): £15.00
  • On the Timing Up North Website ( from March 1st 2024. Booking fees apply. Entries close at midnight on 4th May. No refunds allowed but runners can transfer to another person on the Events Up North website up to this time.

Contact for Race Information

  • Rob Harper
    07887 985654
  • Race Organiser: Robert Jack Harper


  • Teams allowed: Yes
  • Teams of 3, one per club.


  • Male record: Jacob Adkin – 01:14:45 – 2021
  • Female record: Phillipa Williams – 01:27:09 – 2023


  • Junior races: No

Permit / Insurance

  • Permit / Insurance: Yes
  • This race has a Permit and associated UK Athletics insurance from the FRA.

Other information

  • Parking £3 per vehicle, only in the official race car park signed from the A591. Please car share! Strictly no parking at Rydal Hall or Lane, which will be policed! Full FRA kit is required (see FRA rules) to pass the kit check. Pete Bland Sports/inov-8 Lakes Grand Prix counter.


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Event Location:

Rydal Hall Ltd, Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9LX, UK
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Last Updated:

This event was last updated on April 13, 2024.