Fell runs

Fell runs

The UK's most comprehensive calendar of fell runs, running up and down hills in some of the UK's most remote and rugged terrain. Search by date, location or map to find a fell run near you or browse to discover your perfect event.

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Fell runs in the UK

Fell running involves running up hills or mountains and sometimes involves an element of navigation. Fell funs are closely associated with northern England, especially around the Lake District. Select your location for fell runs in your area or scroll down to see events coming up.

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Fell runs in 2024

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Run beautiful trails of the Bolton Abbey Estate not usually accessible to the public! Run 10K on paths, tracks and woodland trails to help Sue Ryder raise crucial funds for expert care.
  • Sun 10 Nov
  • £19-£20
Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK

Run Bolton Abbey | 10K

Run beautiful trails of the Bolton Abbey Estate not usually accessible to the public! Run 10K on paths, tracks and woodland trails to help Sue Ryder raise crucial funds for expert care.

  • 10 km trail running
Run beautiful trails of the Bolton Abbey Estate not usually accessible to the public! Run 10 miles on paths, tracks and woodland trails to help Sue Ryder raise crucial funds for expert care.
  • Sun 10 Nov
  • £24-£25
Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK

Run Bolton Abbey | 10 Mile

Run beautiful trails of the Bolton Abbey Estate not usually accessible to the public! Run 10 miles on paths, tracks and woodland trails to help Sue Ryder raise crucial funds for expert care.

  • 10 miles trail running
Run beautiful trails of the Bolton Abbey Estate not usually accessible to the public! Run a half marathon on paths, tracks and woodland trails to help Sue Ryder raise crucial funds for expert care.
  • Sun 10 Nov
  • £29-£30
Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK

Run Bolton Abbey | Half Marathon

Run beautiful trails of the Bolton Abbey Estate not usually accessible to the public! Run a half marathon on paths, tracks and woodland trails to help Sue Ryder raise crucial funds for expert care.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
  • Thu 18 Jul
  • £4
Hope Valley, Derbyshire, UK

Bamford Junior Fell Race

The Junior Fell Race route is a 2km loop from Yorkshire Bridge, including crossing the Ladybower dam, which the winners complete in about 9 minutes.

  • 2 km fell running
  • Fri 19 Jul
  • £25
Penrith, Cumbria, UK

Swirral Grind 850

The Swirral Grind is an uphill only race.

  • 6 km fell running
  • Sat 20 Jul
  • £28-£36
Richmond, North Yorkshire, UK

DalesRunner 30

Ascending almost 3,000ft from Swaledale up to the Tan Hill Inn (Great Britain’s highest pub), it’s never going to be an easy race.

  • 31.7 km fell running
  • Sat 20 Jul
  • £70-£90
Penrith, Cumbria, UK

St Sunday Mountain Race

The St Sunday Mountain Race™ is a stepping stone to harder and longer Sky Races.

  • 29 km fell running
  • Sat 20 Jul
  • FREE-£14
Newry, County Down, UK

Spelga Skyline

The Spelga Skyline is a NIMRA Championship Long race.

  • 21 km fell running
  • Sat 20 Jul
  • £1-£2
Keighley, North Yorkshire, UK

Lothersdale Show Fell Race

Lothersdale Show Fell Race is one of the oldest fell races still in existence, being first run in 1847.

  • 1.5 miles fell running
  • Sat 20 Jul
  • £10-£15
Carnforth, North Yorkshire, UK

Ingleborough Mountain Race

The Ingleborough Mountain Race starts on the sports field next to Ingleton Community Centre (Grid Ref. 695730),

  • 11 km fell running
  • Wed 24 Jul
  • £5
Ormskirk, Lancashire, UK

Harrock Hill Series - Race 3

The Harrock Hill race series takes place on the fourth Wednesday of May, June, July and August.

  • 8.2 km fell running
  • Thu 25 Jul
  • FREE
Ambleside, Cumbria, UK

Rydal Round

Distance: 14.5 km / 9m Climb: 915m / 3002 ft The opening event for Ambleside Sports

  • 14.5 km fell running
  • Sat 27 Jul
  • £12
Ambleside, Cumbria, UK

Blisco Dash

British and English Championship Race

  • 8 km fell running
  • Sun 28 Jul
  • £10-£24
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, UK

Holme Moss Fell Race

28.5Km (17.8 ml) & 1285m (4,215 ft) ascent.

  • 28.5 km fell running
  • Fri 2 Aug
  • £10-£12
Hope Valley, Derbyshire, UK

The Salt Cellar Fell Race

The Salt Cellar Fell Race is an open race, registered, permitted and insured through the FRA and organised by Steel City Striders.

  • 10.9 km fell running
  • Sat 3 Aug
  • FREE-£17
Newcastle, County Down, UK

Seven Sevens

The race is held in conjunction with the annual Challenge Walk hosted by Lagan Valley Orienteers.

  • 19 miles fell running
  • Sun 4 Aug
  • £8-£10
Oldham, Greater Manchester, UK

Chip Chase

BS Fell Race. 10 km / 6.2 miles, 400 m / 1312 ft

  • 10 km fell running
  • Sun 4 Aug
  • £5
Otley, North Yorkshire, UK

Round Hill Fell Race

8.7 miles / 1100ft, age limit of 18yrs & older only

  • 8.7 miles fell running
  • Thu 8 Aug
  • £6
Matlock, Derbyshire, UK

Ricky's Race

A friendly race with a bit of everything thrown in with a great hill near the finish giving spectacular views over the Derwent Valley

  • 7.3 km fell running
  • Thu 8 Aug
  • £5
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, UK

Denis Stitt Memorial Fell Race

A 6km two lap race.

  • 6 km fell running
  • Sun 11 Aug
  • £12-£14
Penrith, Cumbria, UK

38th Lowther Lakeland Fell & Trail Race

The Route - the 38th Lowther Lakeland Fell & Trail Race starts in front of Lowther Castle.

  • 13 miles fell running
  • Wed 14 Aug
  • £9
High Peak, Derbyshire, UK

Eccles Pike Fell Race

The Eccles Pike Fell Race, one of the oldest fell races in the country has a history going back well over 100 years.

  • 3.4 miles fell running
  • Thu 15 Aug
  • FREE-£5
Belper, Derbyshire, UK

Bluebell 2 Fell Race

A short lap of about 1200m is followed by a longer loop.

  • 7.08 km fell running
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £5-£7
Huntly, Aberdeenshire, UK

Tap O Noth Hill Race | Senior Race

As ever this race will be held as part of the Rhynie Gala, starting on the playing fields.

  • 7.5 km fell running
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • FREE
Coniston, Cumbria, UK

Lakeland Country Fair Fell Races | 1400M

Popular Country Fair - good day out for all the family.

  • 1400 m fell running
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • FREE
Coniston, Cumbria, UK

Lakeland Country Fair Fell Races | 2200M

Popular Country Fair - good day out for all the family.

  • 2200 m fell running
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • FREE
Coniston, Cumbria, UK

Lakeland Country Fair Fell Races | 3600M

Popular Country Fair - good day out for all the family.

  • 3600 m fell running
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • FREE
Coniston, Cumbria, UK

Lakeland Country Fair Fell Races | Senior Fell Race 8.5K

Popular Country Fair - good day out for all the family.

  • 8.5 km fell running
  • Tue 27 Aug
  • £7.50
Hope Valley, Derbyshire, UK

Eyam Fell Race | Fell Race

A great way to finish the Summer fell race season.

  • 6.4 miles fell running
  • Wed 28 Aug
  • £5
Ormskirk, Lancashire, UK

Harrock Hill Series - Race 4

The Harrock Hill race series takes place on the fourth Wednesday of May, June, July and August.

  • 8.2 km fell running