Lost Lad Fell Race

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Lost Lad Fell Race
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Lost Lad is a 8.5 mile midweek fell race with 1981ft of elevation. Starting from the iconic dam wall at Fairholmes, the course is fully marked and marshalled and is set to become one of the classics in the Peak District.
8.5 miles
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Wed, 15 Sept 2021
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Bamford, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Fairholmes Visitor Centre, Fairholmes, Bamford, Hope Valley S33 0AQ, UK
Start times
Wednesday, 15 Sept 2021
8.5 miles: 7:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Lost Lad Fell Race
8.5 miles
Route information
Starting from the iconic dam wall at Fairholmes, the route will lead you out onto the shores of the Derwent reservoirs. After the first mile you will face your first climb up Abbey Bank, a lung busting accent which will lead you to the highest part of the course BACK TOR!!!!!
From here you will traverse the upper edges of the Derwent valley passing some fantastic rock formations on route. The best is yet to come with an exhilarating decent back to the finish!!!
What's included
  • Marked & marshalled course
  • Fully supported by Trail2Summit, ChiaCharge, Ultimate Direction & Injinni
How to get there
Fairholmes Visitor Centre, Fairholmes, Bamford, Hope Valley S33 0AQ, UK
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By Car
The event is not very accessible by public transport so it is recommended entrants drive. The event site is accessible via the A617.
Event day logistics
17:30 Registration opens
19:00 Lost Lad Fell Race starts
More information will be sent to participants after they have entered.
Kit List
It is recommended that entrants bring the following kit list:
  • Full waterproof cover with taped seams
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Whistle
  • Foil blanket
  • Spare thermal top
  • Compass
  • Map which we will supply
  • Enough fluid and energy snacks to get you round the course.
  • Fully charged headtorch
Will I have to navigate my way around the Lost Lad Fell Race?
No, the course if fully marked and well staffed by marshals.
What kit do you recommend carrying for the Lost Lad Fell Race?
The race organisers provide you with a map but you should expect to bring anything else you may need. A full kit list is available here: http://www.peakrunners.co.uk/phone/lost-lad.html
Is the Lost Lad Fell Race hard?
Yes, the event will be difficult so please ensure you are prepared before attending.
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