Events listing


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public events on Authority properties suspended until April 2021

Please be aware that due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, no events will be permitted on Authority land and properties until April 2021. Further updates will be given at this time.

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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Grindleford Gallop 2021

The Gallop is an annual walking and fell running event run by Grindleford Primary School PTA to raise essential funds. It is usually held the second Saturday in March and follows a 21 mile circular route with starting and finishing in Grindleford.
Running event by Grindleford Primary School PTA
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Hayfield May Queen Fell RAce

Village fell race forming part of the Hayfield May Queen festivities and the Three Days in May - three fell races over one weekend. 4.7km, 200m ascent. Open to runners aged 12 and over.
Running event by Hayfield May Queen Fell Race
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White Peak Festival of Running

Full marathon/half marathon/10K running events starting at 1100 from Thorpe/Friden/Haraborough Rocks and finishing at Cromford Meadows. The runners will register from 0800 at the HQ at Cromford Meadows and will be bussed to the 3 starting points.
Running event by White Peak Festival of Running organised by Matlock Athletics Club
Fee: £25
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Peak District 70th Birthday Bash

Peak District 70th Birthday Bash is a challenge event for runners and hikers to celebrate the Park's 70th anniversary. A choice of 70k or 30k routes showcasing the best of the local landscapes. Organised in partnership with the Peak District Foundation.
Running event by Peak Running and Peak District National Park Foundation
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Peak District Challenge

This is a 100km charity style fundraising event where participants can walk, jog or run up to the full distance for a charity of their choice. This is the second year of the event, which starts and finishes back at Bakewell Showground.
Walk event by Action Challenge
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Peak District: Pick Your Path

A sponsored charity walk in aid of Marie Curie, starting and finishing in Monyash at the village hall. This is the third year of the event which uses a combination of public footpaths and the Tissington Trail. there is an 11, 20 and 26 mile option.
Walk event by Marie Curie
Fee: £30 opens in new tab

Peak District Ultras

The Peak District Ultras are three races wrapped into one epic weekend of running in the Peak District National Park, based in Castleton. 100, 50 and 33 miles routes.
Running event by Peak Running
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Peak District Challenge

Annual challenge walk, with 5 circular routes from Hathersage, from 10km up to 100km distance. Car-park based checkpoint vehicles monitoring safety. Not to be confused with new event under the same name organised in July by "Action Challenge"
Walk event by Wilderness Development
Fee: £50 opens in new tab

Uk's Hardest Hundred Sportive: Peak District

A 100mile & 100km cycling loop starting & finishing in Bakewell.
Cycle event by Sportive Breaks
Fee: £39 opens in new tab

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