Paddy's Pole Fell Race
Paddy’s Pole Fell race is an established race in the fell running calendar. It has been held on the first Tuesday in June since 1988. In 2007 it was selected for the English Fell Running Championship.
Date Tue 6th June 2023
Venue Fell Foot, near Chipping, Lancs, PR3 2NP
Distance 6 km
FRA Category AS
Entry Fee £5 On the day
Race Limit 120
Age Over 16
Records m. R. Hope – 25:37, 2010 | f. N. Jackson – 30:29, 2022
Limited parking, please share transport
Presentation at Tillotsons Arms, Chipping
This race has a Fell Runners Association permit, which means:
The race meets the FRA’s criteria for a fell race
The race is organised in line with the FRA’s rules and requirements
The race has UK Athletics public liability insurance
This is an ‘A’ (hard) category fell race, which has previously been selected as an English Championship race. As such, even though it is a short race, it is not an easy race and is not ideal for beginners to fell running. Should there be adverse weather on the night you may be expected to carry a map, compass, whistle, hat, gloves and waterproof whole body cover, which must have taped seams and an attached hood. The route is unmarked and you should have the required navigational skills to find your way round the course whatever the weather.
Please do not enter if you are not sufficiently experienced to compete in this race.
Information about running in FRA races, including Runners Rules, are available on the FRA website, and you will be expected to have read them, and to agree to comply with the requirements, as a condition of entry.
Fell Runners Association Runners Documents
The race starts from Fell Foot and contours around Parlick to Nick’s Chair. It then continues to the summit of Fairsnape Fell and returns via the summit of Parlick to the finish.
Olga Wiggins, 46 Dawnay Road, Ribbleton, Preston, PR2 6BD
Tel: 07402 682540