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Events listing

Public Events

Events listed below have agreed to follow our code of conduct and guidance but have not been checked or approved by the Peak District National Park Authority. If you consider that any of these events are not following this guidance please call our customer services team on 01629 816200 or email customer.service@peakdistrict.gov.uk.


Your National Park is a protected landscape providing spectacular views, iconic wildlife, fascinating archaeology and beautiful moorland villages. From walking, fell running and climbing to air sports, cycling or simply enjoying peace and quiet reflection surrounded by nature, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation that are beneficial to health and well-being.

Interest in such activities has grown enormously in recent years and an increasing number of commercial organisations and charities now organise large scale events within the National Park.

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Events

Grindleford Gallop

The Gallop is an annual 21 mile fell race starting in Grindleford. It raises money for the primary school PTA and is run by volunteers. There are 600 entrants in total (500 runners and 100 walkers).
Running event by Grindleford PTFA
Fee: £25
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Pennine Bridleway PB55km Ultra Running

Fabulous scenery, low-key, great-value, big-enjoyment trails Choose your start time, go solo, or with friends. Generous timings. Hilly out and back course along the Pennine Bridleway (Also a mini-recce opportunity for the Ranger Ultras PB270km)
Running event by Ranger Ultras Trail Running
Fee: £42
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Pennine Bridleway PB18km Trail Run

A combination of fast trails, challenging ascents and superb scenery Choose your start time, go solo, or with friends. Generous timings. Straightforward out and back along the Pennine Bridleway. (Also mini-recce opportunity for the Ranger Ultras PB270km)
Running event by Ranger Ultras Trail Running
Fee: £18
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JK Relays

Orienteering Relay race requiring technical navigation. Teams of 3 or 4 people running sequentially
Orienteering event by Derwent Valley Orienteers
Fee: £15
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Dovetrek - West Warwickshire Scout District

West Warwickshire Scout District will be holding its 55th annual Dovetrek Walk on Saturday 13th April 24. The event will see approx 12 Scout patrols walking a circular route using public rights of way over Win Hill, Haggwater Bridge, Bridge-end Pasture.
Walk event by West Warwickshire Scout District
Fee: £0
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Pennine Bridleway PB270km Trail Challenge

Multi-day expedition style. Iconic National Trail from Middleton Top in the Peak District to it’s northern extent in Kirkby Stephen. Generous timings. Indoor checkpoints. Hot food. Sleeping space. Quality finish venue with beds. Accessible entry fee.
Running event by Ranger Ultras Trail Running
Fee: £395
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Kinder Downfall fell race

A fell race covering the Western Edge of Kinder supported by Kinder Mountain Rescue. Website: http://www.t42.org.uk/hayfield Distance: 15.4 km / 9.6 miles Climb: 600 m / 1969 ft Venue: Scout Hut, Swallow House Lane, Hayfield Expecting around 300 runners.
Running event by
Fee: £8
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Steel City 60

This is a 60 mile ultra marathon, which follows the boundary of Sheffield. Starting from Thorncliffe, the route enters the Peak District after the half way feed station at Totley. The event is open to walkers, runners and relay teams.
Running event by Fortitude Racing Ltd
Fee: £60
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Hathersage Hurtle

The Hathersage Hurtle is a yearly event that supporters of Hathersage Primary school put on to raise money for the school. The route covers 20 miles and 2,800 feet of ascent, a challenging course that people can run or walk.
Running event by HATHERSAGE HURTLE
Fee: £30
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Maverick Adidas Terrex X-Series Peak Distrcit 2024

We are excited to be back for what will be our 5th year at Bakewell Showground. This is a Trail Running event with the choice of 3 route options; 10km, 26km, 40km, 52km.
Running event by Maverick Race
Fee: £35
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Goyt Valley 10k

10 Kilometre Trail run in the Goyt Valley, organised by the Goyt Valley Striders running club who are based in Whaley Bridge. The route follows rights of way and is 'valley' based rather than on Moorland.
Running event by Goyt Valley Striders
Fee: £6
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The Peak Skyline

Peak Skyline 50k Half Skyline 13 miles Trail races which have operated every year since 2013, hosted 1st weekend of August. We usually email Andy Farmer, Sue Smith each year with the request and past donations. Start and end at Buxton Community School
Running event by Beyond Marathon Ltd
Fee: £35
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The Gritstone Grind

35, 69 and 104 mile trail running events following the Gritstone Trail between Kidsgrove and Disley train stations. Held every year since 2013
Running event by Beyond Marathon Ltd
Fee: £34
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Peak District Challenge by Wilderness Development

Chose to run or trek from 25km up to a 100km Ultra Marathon. 4 circular routes, linked by public rights of way, between off-road checkpoints. Max entries: 450
Walk event by Wilderness Development Adventures Ltd
Fee: £49
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Edale MRT Nine Edges Endurance Event

A 20 mile off road event from Fairholmes to Birchen Edge with about 900 metres of height gain. Run, walk or climb it is up to you. All follow the same route but climbers do a route of their choice on each of the nine gritstone edges.
Running event by Edale Mountain Rescue Team
Fee: £30
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High Peak Ultra 70/100km

Great value, low-key, big-enjoyment, trail running. Generous, achievable walk-jog, 24 hour timing. Fast, straightforward course for athletes going for places and times. On course & race finish refreshments. Sweeper and finish pacing runners.
Running event by Ranger Ultras Trail Running
Fee: £45
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Peak District South & North Trail Run

A grand weekend of great-value, low-key, big-enjoyment, trail running, with accommodation options, Iconic routes, generous timings, now in our 9th year
Running event by Ranger Ultras Trail Running
Fee: £89
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Edale MRT Nine Edges Endurance Event

A 20 mile off road event from Fairholmes to Birchen Edge with about 900 metres of height gain. Run, walk or climb it is up to you. All follow the same route but climbers do a route of their choice on each of the nine gritstone edges.
Running event by Edale Mountain Rescue Team
Fee: £30
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