Teenager with Altitude Fell Race
Cumberland Fell Runners are happy to once again organise the Newlands Valley Fell Races.
**Please see the sign up link at the bottom of the page to take you to the shorter Newlands Memorial Race** Event distances and requirements The Teenager with Altitude 24.7Km (15.3 miles) with 2300m (7,546ft) of ascent. Cut-off at Newlands Hause at 2.5 hours. This is a long race with a large amount of climb, visiting some exposed areas. Navigational skills and experience of long distance racing are a prerequisite. The race starts from the hillside by the road above Stair, grid reference NY233212 and climbs steeply to the first checkpoint at Causey Pike. Checkpoint number 2 is on Outerside and from there the route heads for Grasmoor, checkpoint 3, the highest point in the race. It then visits Whiteless Pike (Checkpoint 4) and after a steep plunge to Sail Beck it reaches Newlands Hause. There is a cut-off time of two and a half hours at this checkpoint; runners reaching Newlands Hause after the cut-off time will be asked to retire and return to Stair via the road. Checkpoint 6 is High Snockrigg, a good vantage point overlooking Buttermere. The route then crosses Buttermere Moss and after a steep climb reaches Robinson. From Robinson the race follows the same route as the Newlands Memorial Fell Race. You then visit Hindscarth, Dale Head, High Spy and Cat Bells and finishes at a field near Newlands Village Hall. **Please visit the facebook page at the following address - https://www.facebook.com/NewlandsValleyFellRaces/ for full details - This will tell inform you of additional event information including all of the mandatory checkpoints. FRA Rules apply. It is up to you to find out how they apply to you. We want people to enjoy Fell Races, but fatalities can occur in this sport. May we suggest you join the FRA. Join The Fell Runners UK Forum. Contact your local club. Recce the route. Ask experienced fell runners if they think you are up to this race.
- 24.7 Kilometres
- Entry limit:
- Remaining places:
- Not suitable for wheelchairs
- Baggage store
- No water stations
- No distance markers
- No changing facilities
- No showers
- Race HQ:
- Stair Village Hall, Newlands, CA12 5UF. Grid Ref NY237212
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A hot meal, water and a glass of beer awaits all finishers. Tea, coffee and cake is available to buy. All profits go to the event charities. The Cockermouth Mechanics Brass Band (link https://www.cockermouthmechanics.com/) will be playing for you at the end of the race.
The prices below include race fees, card charges and admin; there are no hidden extras.
|FRA/UKA affiliated entrant||£13.00|
|NON FRA/UKA entrant||£13.00|
Look who just entered:
- Barry Scott, Wharfedale Harriers
- Jane Reedy, Ambleside AC
- Mark Midgley, Bowland Fell Runners
- Darren Coward, Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers
- Chris Jones, FRA