1st Half
Sat 6 Jul 2024 Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK

Peak District Challenge | 1st Half

The half-distance option of the Peak District Challenge, making a loop from Bakewell Basecamp exploring 50km of picturesque Derbyshire scenery.

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  • Sat 6 Jul 2024
Bakewell Showground, Bakewell

1st Half

06:45

£139

Age 16 & over

  • 50 km trail running + 1400 m ascent

Overview

uIf you're keen to take on a proper challenge, shape up, re-energise and support an important cause, this ultra will help you go further than ever before - whether you walk, jog or run your way to the finish line.

You'll be supported all the way from the moment you sign up with an event app, online guides, forums and training walks. On the challenge there are safe venues, camping options, fully signed routes, chip timing, marquee rest stops, fantastic food and drink and expert safety, medical and welfare teams to get you over the finish line where you'll receive a huge cheer, medal, glass of fizz, t-shirt, massage, BBQ and more!

Highlights

  • Walk, jog or run an ultra

    Support and hospitality all the way over the finish line.

  • Explore the magnificent Peak District

    Enjoy the breathtaking countryside scenery every step of the way.

  • Full distance, half or shorter

    It's up to you! Options to suit a range of abilities and goals.

This event is part of Peak District Challenge.

Event video

  • Event village
  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Teams

Solo or with others

Taking on an ultra trek or run is a serious challenge and tough for most people, but also achievable with the right training plan which you'll get access to when you sign up. This challenge is fully supported meaning it's the perfect way to have-a-go at a longer distance.

Charity challenge

Fundraising for a cause close to your heart is part of the challenge and you'll receive a wealth of support, advice and tips from your chosen charity to make sure you smash your fundraising target.

  • Bag storage
  • Bag transfer
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Changing facilities
  • Coast
  • Entertainment
  • Free parking
  • Rural
  • Showers
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Bakewell Showground
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1AH
UK

  • 1 lap
  • Check points
  • Distance markers
  • First aid
  • Food stations
  • Marshals
  • Mass start
  • Toilets
  • Undulating
  • Water stations
  • Way markers

The 1st Half Peak District loop will start and finish from our basecamp in Bakewell, the route is perhaps the toughest loop with steep ascents and descents taking you into the heart of this beautiful landscape. 

 

  • Chip timing
  • Event app
  • Goody bag
  • GPS tracking
  • Map
  • Massage
  • Medal
  • Pre-event training sessions
  • Training plan
  • T-shirt

With weekend camping options at basecamp, a bar, BBQ, music and entertainment – there’s going to be a summer festival feel on this challenge!

Included before

  • Dedicated challenge app to help you prepare
  • Challenge manual and event guides
  • Training walks and runs
  • Kit and equipment lists – discounts and advice
  • Preparation videos and pre-event briefing
  • Online forums – meet fellow challengers

Included on the challenge

  • Rest stops every ~12.5km – covered with seating, toilets & rest areas
  • Free food and drinks – catering to all dietary requirements
  • First aid support – at stops and en route
  • Fully signed route and online maps
  • Chip-timing – keeping track of you
  • Trek Masters – to help guide you
  • Emergency support and route pick-ups
  • Shuttles for retirees to take you forward
  • Bookable transfers before and after your challenge
  • Medal, t-shirt and glass of fizz at the finish

Charity places

These charities have places in the event. To secure your place, select a charity, complete the form and follow the instructions.

Mental health

SANE

Supporting those affected by mental illness to change mental health for good.

  • Technical t-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Dedicated contact

Sign up
£30

Fundraise
£360

Health and Medical

Parkinson's UK

Find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s.

  • Technical t-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Dedicated contact

Sign up
£15

Fundraise
£395

Children

Dreams Come True

Making dreams come true to bring joy to seriously ill children.

  • T-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Dedicated contact

Sign up
£30

Fundraise
£395

Cancer

Prostate Cancer UK

Funding research to stop prostate cancer killing men.

  • Technical t-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials

Sign up
£15

Fundraise
£395

Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

Helping the hospital offer a better future to seriously ill children across the UK.

  • Technical t-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials

Sign up
£15

Fundraise
£395

Children

Make-A-Wish UK

Creating life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

  • T-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Training plan
  • Online training zone
  • Dedicated contact
  • Certificate
  • Submit fundraising up to 1 month after event

Sign up
£15

Fundraise
£360

Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

No one should have to face cancer alone.

  • Technical t-shirt
  • Personalised running vest
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Training plan
  • Training guide
  • Exclusive social group

Sign up
£15

Fundraise
£395

Health and Medical

Stroke Association

Rebuilding lives after stroke.

  • Technical t-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials

Sign up
£22.50

Fundraise
£395

  • Age 16 & over
  • Entries open
  • Charity entries open
  • Charity places
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available
  • Series discount

16-17 year olds need to be accompanied by an adult.

Entry fees

Self-fund amount

£139.00