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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

Peak District Birthday Bash

Celebrating the UK's original National Park. After the success of the 70th Birthday Bash last year, the event is back. The route is a challenging but fun adventure whether a walker or a runner tackling the 35km or the 70km routes in the Peak District.
Running event by Peak Running CIC
Fee: £50
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Kinder Downfall fell race

A 9.6,ml fell race with 1970 ft of ascent starting and finishing in Hayfield. The race traverses the Western edge of Kinder.
Running event by Kinder Downfall race
Fee: £8
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Eyam Half Marathon

Eyam Half Marathon is one of the toughest, most beautiful road races in the country, starting and finishing in the historic ‘Plague’ village of Eyam with stunning views over five counties. Kids fun run too, super friendly marshalls, just a great event!
Running event by
Fee: £33
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Maverick Adidas TERREX X Series Peaks

Trail running event that starts and finishes at Bakewell Showground. Consists of 4 routes: 11km, 29km, 42km and 54km.
Running event by Maverick Race
Fee: £35
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The Hathersage Hurtle

Running/walking event
Other event by The Hathersage Hurtle
Fee: £25
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White Peak Festival of Running

The marathon route from Thorpe to Cromford Meadows following the Tissington Trail to Parsley Hay, then the High Peak Trail to Cromford, while the half marathon follows the High Peak Trail from Friden to Cromford
Running event by Matlock Athletics Club
Fee: £30
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Mount Famine - Mark Boulton Memorial Race

A 5 mile fell race with 1850 ft of ascent, starting and finishing in Hayfield. The race goes to the top of Mount Famine.
Running event by Pennine fell runners
Fee: £9
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The Temple Trespass

The Temple Group Ltd are planning a sponsored walk to Kinder Scout to raise money for The Peak District National Park Foundation.
Walk event by Temple Group
Fee: £
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Passing Clouds Fell Race

Passing Clouds Fell Race. A 9.8 mile circular fell race, starting and finishing at Tittesworth Reservoir which traverses Ramshaw Rocks, the Roaches and Hens Cloud
Running event by Congleton Harriers
Fee: £9
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Arcadis Annual Charity Event

Walk and cycle ride option of varying distances - 5m, 10m, 20m to suit all abilities. Raising funds for Arcadis' charity partner, Action for Children. Will be camping at Beltonville Farm campsite
Other event by Arcadis UK Limited
Fee: £10
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Ambitious about Autism: Manchester to London

We are running a charity cycle ride on the 25th of June 2023 in support of Ambitious about Autism. 160 Riders will leave Manchester and ride to London in a single day. We'd like to use the Monsal trail for a part of this route.
Cycle event by Rapha Racing Ltd
Fee: £120
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Hathersage Gala Fell Race

Typical Derbyshire gala fell race. All proceeds donated to the local primary school and Edale Mountain Rescue team. Organised volunteers – NOT a commercial profit-making activity. The race is registered with the FRA and PLI is provided.
Running event by Hathersage Gala Committee
Fee: £8
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Peak District Challenge

The Peak District Challenge is a charity challenge offering participants the chance to walk, jog or run 100km, 52km, 48km, 25km or 16km and raise vital funds for charity. The event route is a 100km figure 8 starting and finishing at Bakewell Showground
Walk event by Action Challenge
Fee: £15
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Breast Cancer Now Pink Ribbon Walk

10 and 20 mile challenge walking events. The route uses public access footpaths and bridleways wherever possible, anywhere that we use a permitted path or private land we will make contact. Most pax are female though some men join. No under 16’s.
Walk event by Classic Challenge Ltd & Breast Cancer Now
Fee: £20
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Marie Curies Peak District: Pick Your Path Trek

A repeat of the 2020 /2022 sponsored charity walk starting and ending in Monyash. This is a guided walk, in which participants can choose to walk one of three route (11, 21 or 26 miles). The walk is delivered by a team of first aid trained guides.
Walk event by Marie Curie
Fee: £30
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Peak District Macmillan Mighty Hike

A full and half marathon hike raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The full marathon starts and finishes at Bakewell showground with the half finishing at Knotlow Farm. Over the weekend we hope to raise around £1 Million in support of Macmillan.
Walk event by Threshold Sports
Fee: £25
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Dovedale Dipper

A challenging event based in Hartington. It is open to runners and walkers and has both a 26mileish and a 15-mile option's, each of which explore a wonderful part of the White Peak area. ​Proceeds support the PDNP foundation and local charities.
Running event by Peak Running CIC
Fee: £30
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The Peak District Ultras

A choice of 3 races through the Peak District National Park, the Millstone 100 starting Friday night through the Dark and White Peak, the Limestone 50 and Peveril 33 milers starting Saturday morning through the White Peak . All with ITRA points.
Running event by Peak Running CIC
Fee: £135
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Bradwell Dirty Hillbilly

A Mountain bike challenge event on public rights of way around the village of Bradwell, in aid of Bradda Dads CIC.
Cycle event by Bradda Dads CIC
Fee: £30
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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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Ultra X England

A 2 day 110km ultramarathon. The 1st day covers 60km + the 2nd 50km. Both days are looped courses starting/finishing in Edale where competitors camp overnight. There is also the option to run just the second stage (50km) on the Sunday as a separate event.
Running event by Ultra X
Fee: £135
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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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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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