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Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail

Run 30mi

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Stunning scenery

Challenging course

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With great success from lasts year inaugural Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail, and some fantastic feedback from competitors.

Being described by the elite field of runners as one of the best but hardest 30 mile ultras they have ever raced and truly a classic in the making. We where excited to bring this event back!!!

How to enter the Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail

  1. Ultramarathon

    Run 30mi
    £45–£70
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Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail route

THE COURSE

Starting from the village of Hope, This Ultra will take you into the heart of the Peak District national park, where the total elevation will be well over 7000ft!!

Starting off on the iconic Pennine way you will soon be greeted with some brutal climbs, high ridgelines and fast technical descending, with the time of year and the nature of this course this one will surely push you to your limits!!

CHECKPOINTS

There are various checkpoints on route that you must check into.

Checkpoint 1:

Stanage Carpark 8KM

- Water only

Checkpoint 2:
Bottom of Parkin Clough 24KM
- Food, water, coke, mountain fuel

Checkpoint 3:
Upper Booth
- Food and water

Event Details

What’s Included

Entry fee includes:

• Medal

• Technical t-shirt

• Goody bag

• Fully stocked aid station

Raceday Logistics

Registration

Registration will be open from 7am till 8am Saturday morning in the hall, where numbers and maps of the route will be handed out.

Race briefing will be at 8.15 am inside the main hall.

Race will start at 9:00am.

Kit List
• Full waterproof cover with taped seams

• Hat

• Gloves

• Spare thermal top

• Foil/Emergency blanket

• Whistle

• Compass

• Fully charged mobile phone

• Map (which we will supply)

• 500ml liquid (minimum)

• High energy snacks

• Head torch (optional)

• Personal cup
Volunteers
If you have a question regarding one of our events, please contact David at

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FAQs

Facilities:

Warm and comfortable registration venue with toilets and warm showers, camping will be available on the Friday night at a charge of £10 per tent, payable on the night.

There will be hot drinks available on the Friday night from 8.30pm onwards and the following day hot drinks and hot food will be available at the finish

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    Tony H
    Is it self navigation

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    Steph E
    Hi there. Thanks for getting in touch. This event is self navigation and you will need to bring a compass with you. There are 3 checkpoints on the route that you must check into. These checkpoints have aid stations with food, energy drinks and water! :)
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    Richard B
    Is the route marked?

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    Steph E
    Hi there. Thanks for getting in touch. The Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail is a self-navigation race. The only parts of the route that will be marked are the major road junctions. Fully waterproof maps will be handed out at the start! :)

Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail weather forecast

Light rain in the evening and overnight.

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Predicted highs
7°C
Predicted lows
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