Sun 30 Jun 2024 Alston, Cumbria, UK

The Cross Fell Race

The 2024 Cross Fell Race is the 4th running of this FRA race, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Sun 30 Jun 2024
Garrigill Village Hall, Alston

The Cross Fell Race



Age 18 & over

  • 24 km fell running


The eminently runnable route of 24Km with 680m of climb is a lasso taking in the summit of Cross Fell (the highest Pennine peak) and the source of the Tees, with stunning 360 degree views over the spine of England above Eden Valley with the Lake District and Scotland beyond. Race HQ and registration is at the village hall in scenic Garrigill, which also boasts pub, post office/shop, B&B, garage (no fuel), public toilets and church. The fell race is run by local volunteers, all entry fees going to 3 local charities, Garrigill Church, the Village Hall and Greg’s Hut Association (refuge bothy on Cross Fell). The race route using the Pennine Way and bridle path is fully marshalled and run under FRA rules with runners to carry full body cover (taped seams), hat, gloves, map, compass, whistle. Refreshments will be provided free to all runners post-race on receipt of bib number. Non-runners will be able to purchase refreshments with funds going to the designated charities. Prizes will be given to winners of each age category and teams of 3 runners for both men and women.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers


  • Changing facilities
  • Toilets


  • Cut off time
  • Marshals


  • Age 18 & over
  • Enter on day
  • Enter online