Eden Juniors


Blencathra Fell Race - English Fell Championships- 3rd July 2021

Entries for the event will be through SiEntries, and will be released as follows:
  • Open at 10am on Monday 24th May for those who qualify for Guaranteed Entry - on SI entries.  To be guaranteed an entry you should enter by 9am on Monday 31st May -
  • Entries for FRA members only will open at 10am on Monday 31st May until the event is 70% full 
  • Open to all at 10am on Monday 7th June until the entry limit is reached.

A waiting list will be used should the event become full. 

There will be no entries on the day and competitors are reminded that they are not permitted to run under someone elses name and number. ​​​​​​

The Race.
FRA Category ‘AM’ race with a distance of 13K and 825m of ascent. 

The women's race will start at 12.00* and the men's race at 12.15*, from Mungrisdale fell gate GR 362 304 (OS sheet O.L.5 The English Lakes North East area).

* If a mass start is not possible due to Covid Rescrictions, we may have to use staggered start times but no earlier than advertised.

There are 3 dibber checkpoints: Bowscale Fell, Blencathra Summit, and Souther Fell.  Route marshals are posted for the 1st climb onto the east shoulder of Bowscale fell, at the two escape routes (after Bowscale Fell check point, and before the ascent of Foule Crag towards Blencathra) and for the start of the final descent after Souther Fell checkpoint.

GPS use is not permitted. 

Competitors will be required to carry the full FRA mandatory kit.

Please bring a mask and be prepared to wear this at registration.

Event Registration.
Please follow the instructions of Marshals and signs on arrival at Mungrisdale village, CA11 0XR.  Event Registration area will include event administration, number collection, kit check and toilets.  Event Registration is less than 10 minutes walk from the race start.

There will be dedicated event parking at Event Registartion, £5 per car, so please car share where appropriate and permissable within Covid guidance at the time.  Please do not park anywhere else in the village, the future of our event relies on maintaining a good relationship with the local residents and businesses.  

More information Contact Dave Sargent 01768 863000


Race Records
Ricky Lightfoot Ellenborough 58.39 2009
Lauren Jeska  Todmorden 1:10:51 2010

Race  maps may be available to purchase from the Pete Bland van on the day, but competitors are strongly adised to have their own OS race map available too. 

Updates -  Any additional information will be added to this page, so please check back.


Location and Route details
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Latest Information

Results courtesy of SPORTident UK are here

***Entry dates have been amended***
Entries will open on Monday 24th May - link HERE

Blencathra route map now available from Pete Bland Sports.  They have the added bonus of also including Skiddaw Fell Race. 

Updates -  Any additional information will be added to this page, so please check back.



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