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The Cake Race Fell Race

Event Date:

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Event Day:


Event Time:

11:00 am

Event Distance:

9.9 Miles or  
15.93 KM

Event Discipline:


Event Terrain:


Total Elevation / Descent:

In Feet: 1699.48
In Metres: 518

'Hilliness' Level / Category:

Level: 5 out of 10

Average elevation gain per mile:

Feet: 171.66
Mtrs: 52.32

Event Details:

Race details

  • Date & time: Sat 11 May 2024 at 11:00
  • Start time info: Mass Start with early start for slower runners
  • Country: England
  • Region: South/West Pennines
  • Category: BM
  • Website:
  • Distance: 16 km / 9.9 miles
  • Climb: 518 m / 1699 ft
  • Venue: Kiln Green Church, Diggle, Saddleworth., OL3 5JZ
  • Grid reference: SE 00720794
  • Skills: PM, LK
  • Minimum age: 18

Entry information

  • Entry on day: Yes
  • Entry on day fee (members): £10.00
  • Entry on day fee (non-members): £12.00
  • Pre-entry: Yes
  • Pre-entry fee (members): £8.00
  • Pre-entry fee (non-members): £10.00
  • £5 entry discount if you commit to bringing a home baked cake. On the day entry only if race not full. As much cake as you can eat after the event.

Contact for Race Information

  • Jennifer Urlwin-Bishop
    20 Denbigh Street, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL5 9PB
  • Race Organiser: Jennifer Urlwin-Bishop


  • Teams allowed: Yes
  • Team prizes top for men and women


  • Male record: P. Green – 00:59:23 – 2006
  • Female record: A. Lupton – 01:11:25 – 2006


  • Junior races: No

Permit / Insurance

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

Other information

  • Be prepared to carry full FRA kit, requirements will be notified on the day. No kit, no race. This is a popular race over the Pennines and back with as much cake as you like at the end.


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Event Location:

Kilngreen Church, Station Road, Diggle, Oldham OL3 5JZ, UK
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Last Updated:

This event was last updated on April 13, 2024.