Longshaw Sheepdog Trials Fell Race

03/09/2022

Entries close Wednesday 31st August

The Longshaw fell race is held on the Saturday morning of the world's oldest sheepdog trials.
The race will be held on Saturday 3rd September 2022, starting at 10.30am from the Trials field at Longshaw Lodge.

Distance = 8.6km (5.3miles) with 320m (1050ft) of climb.

Minimum age limit is 16 on day of race (U18s please see additional note below)
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Entries close 23:59 on 31st Aug

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Entered: 30 of 200
Entry Fees
Entry Fee: £6.00
Race Information

Race entry covers admission to the Trials. Please bring a copy of your payment/entry receipt with you to gain entry to the field! Any accompanying spectators will need to pay admission separately on the day (£5 adults, kids are free).

The Route
The race is a fixed anti-clockwise route following a mixture of well-defined paths and trods plus open fields near the start/finish. Marshals will be stationed at key sections, whilst certain areas will be flagged with tape.

Race Kit
The kit runners are required to carry is at the discretion of the Race Organiser, depending on the weather conditions. It is always advisable that runners should bring FRA Best Practice kit with them to a fell race. A decision will be made on the day - if the weather is good, there will be no mandatory kit requirement.

FRA Best Practice Kit is waterproof whole body cover (taped seams and attached hood) + hat + gloves + map + compass + whistle + emergency food.

If there is a kit requirement then mandatory kit inspections may be performed on race day and you will not be admitted to start the race unless you have passed this inspection. A further check may be undertaken on completion of the race - anyone completing the race without the required kit will be disqualified and reported to the FRA.

Your race number must not be folded or cut down and must be clearly visible on your chest at the start, all checkpoints and the finish.

This is a fell race over rough and potentially boggy terrain and so fell or trail shoes are mandatory. Competitors with road shoes will not be allowed to run.

Please note that in line with Dark Peak Fell Runners environmental policy, no plastic cups will be made available at this race. You are encouraged to bring your own drink, which can be left at race HQ. There is also a bar, serving real ale.

Retirement procedure
Runners wishing to retire from the race MUST inform Race Control (at the race HQ marquee) and not just a marshal. They should either:

  • Report to a checkpoint and then return directly to Race Control
  • Report directly to Race Control when retiring between checkpoints

Under 18 years old?
If you are aged 16 or 17 you are classed as a junior runner (those aged under 18 on the day of the race). You must therefore have the consent of your parent or legal guardian before entering and taking part in an FRA Fell Race.

This year, we are asking all junior runners to bring a signed, completed Parental Consent Form with them when they collect their race number.

Additional information
Race entry personal data - Race Privacy Statement

Terms and Conditions
This race is held under FRA Rules and runners must familiarize themselves with and comply with the FRA Requirements for Runners 2021 (the "Runner's Rules")

Please do not take part if you have any COVID-19 symptoms or are required to self-isolate under the current government guidance or have been contacted by the NHS and asked to quarantine even if you are not displaying any symptoms.

Withdrawal/cancellation: Refunds may be given at the Organiser's discretion if notified of withdrawal no later than 7 days prior to the race. This will be limited to the race entry fee minus processing fee. Alternatively you may wish to donate your entry fee towards the continued running of the Sheepdog Trials (with any surplus donated to local charities).
In case of cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances, refunds will be given minus the processing fee.

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Start List
Age Cat FRA Club Other Club
David Arundale M60 Dark Peak Fell Runners
David Beerling M50 Dark Peak Fell Runners
Em Bish M40 Beeston AC
Em Bish W40
Ed Bradbury M40
Paul Buxton M40
Adam Cooper MSEN Belle vue
Alasdair Couch M40
Adam Davies MSEN
Nick Forrester M40
Paul Gray M50 Dark Peak Fell Runners
Sam Hutchinson M40
Christopher Jarratt MSEN
Jenny Johnson W40 Dark Peak Fell Runners
Ken Jones M70 Dark Peak Fell Runners
Nick Lyons M60 Lincoln & District Running Club
Tim Mackey M60 Dark Peak Fell Runners
Chris Marsh M40
Salome Maybanks W40
Thomas Milton MSEN Dark Peak Fell Runners
Paul Minton MSEN
Steve Moore M40
Paul Neal M50 Hyde Running Community
Nicola Pennington W50 Bellevue racers
Adrian Peters M60 Llamau running club
Kerry Saville M50 Dark Peak Fell Runners
Chris Shaw M60 Dark Peak Fell Runners
Iain Smith M50 Totley A C
Jerome Wills MSEN
Ayako Yokoyama-Nichols W40