(Wo)man v Barge

11:00am Sat 10th Aug 2019
8 Upper Mills, Canal Side, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6NH, UK
Run 5mi
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  • Hilly
  • Fell/Mountain
  • Trails
  • Sold out last year
  • Finisher’s medal
  • 200 participants

From the organizer

Organizer's website

Are you faster than a canal barge from Marsden to Diggle?

Start Tunnel end Marsden, at the same time as the barge enters the tunnel, finish in diggle before the barge. Follow this very well marked route, running or walking to earn a Chip Butties etc at the Diggle hotel...

Distances in this event

  1. 5 Mile

    Run 5mi
    11:00am Sat 10th Aug 2019
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What’s Included


Provided by the Tunnel End Cafe, Free chip buttie for all finishers at the Diggle Hotel


1st, 2nd, 3rd male

1st, 2nd 3rd female

Age group prizes

Vet prizes

Spot prizes

Don't worry everyone, no one goes home empty handed!

Course Details

Cut off: ​1 hour 45 minutes

The race is from Marsden to Diggle but will you finish in Diggle or?
Single : Marsden  –  Diggle (Timed)

From the finish (Diggle) you then have a short walk to Greenfield for the train home.
​Your route 5 miles ish! up and over Marsden Moor

Back to basics trail racing

Raceday Logistics

Collect race numbers from registration no latter than 10:50

Registration 10:00 to 10:45; Start 11:00 (ish)

Age limits: 13 or over for this event.


Parking: The Old Goods Yard (next to Marsden train station) Station Road, Marsden, HD7 6AX approximately 2k from the start but perfect for the train back from the finish.

Nearest Railway Station: Marsden

Kit List

See organiser's kit list for more detail.


What's the age limit?

13 or over for this event = pets welcome too

Can I enter on the day?

Sorry, no!

Can I change participant?

Sorry again: if you want to run you'll have to sign up

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