Clough Head


Clough Head Fell Race


A one-off race for the 2018 English Fell Running Championships.

Category: AS. 4.5 miles, 1800ft.
Venue: Threlkeld Cricket Club, CA12 4TZ (no parking at venue, see below)
Date: 6th May 2018. Women’s Race 12pm, Men’s race 1.15pm.
Contact: Sam Stead,


Entries will open on the 16th February at 6pm via this link and close on the 22nd April or when entries are full. There will be separate races and an entry limit of 200 women and 350 men. These numbers have been chosen based on an overall capacity for the venue and the historical demand for championship races (70 and 86 women ran at Weets and Gt Whernside last year respectively). There will be no entry on the day, but substitutions will be allowed up to the 22nd April.

Entry fee of £10 includes chip timing, a Brysons pie, parking, showers and changing facilities. All profits from the race will be donated to local charities.


*Please note change from previously advertised route*

Clough Head Race Map (not suitable for navigation)

Start/Finish: Newsham Rd, 326251

CP1: Threlkeld Knotts north top (cairn), 329232

CP2: Clough Head, 334226

CP3: White Pike, 339229

CP1 to CP2 will be flagged. Runners must follow the flags.


The event is being held under FRA rules and kit requirements will be strictly enforced. Runners must come prepared to carry full kit, if there are any relaxations these will be announced on the day. Random Kit checks will take place before and after the race.


Parking arrangements depend on the weather forecast and will be confirmed in the week leading up to the race. They will be posted here and on our Facebook page. Parking will be free and runners must not park in Threlkeld village or future events will be put at risk.
Anyone travelling in a minibus please contact the organiser and a space next to the venue will be reserved for you.


Toilets, showers, changing facilities and a bar are all available at the venue (Threlkeld Cricket Club). A pie is included in your entry fee. The Pete Bland Sports van will also be in attendance.


Registration opens 10am
Women’s race 12pm
Men’s race 1.15pm
Prize-giving 2.15pm


There will be a very generous prize list with spot prizes, thanks to our sponsors:
The George Hotel, Keswick
Pete Bland Sports
Fellpack Keswick
Mountain Fuel
Bryson’s Bakery
Kong Adventure
George Fisher
If you would like to sponsor the race, please get in touch.


Results here.