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Sun 5th Aug 2012 – Uk World Championship Trial (R)

Race details

  • Date & time: Sun 5th Aug 2012
  • Start time info: From 11.30 a.m.
  • Country: England
  • Region: Lake District
  • Category: Unknown
  • GPS:
  • Website: fellrunner.org.uk/international-fell.php
  • Distance: Unknown
  • Climb: Unknown
  • Venue: Glenridding.
  • Skills & experience: PM
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Age info: For Senior events. Minimum ages for Junior events below.

Entry information

  • Entry on day? Entry on day allowed
  • Entry on day fee: £5.00
  • Pre-entry Pre-entry not allowed

Contact for Race Information

  • Mark Johnston
  • 3 Lovells Glen, Linlithgow Bridge, EH49 7TD
  • 07717 623344
  • [email protected]


  • Teams allowed: Teams not allowed


  • Male: No record information.
  • Female: No record information.


  • Junior races: Juniors allowed
  • Other info:

    See main race information.

Permit / Insurance

This race has a Permit and associated UK Athletics insurance from the FRA

Other information

Mainly uphill trial races for selection of UK teams to compete in the World Mountain Running Championships.

Race 1: 11.30 a.m. Junior Women's Trial Race, 4.0km/310m
Race 2: 12.15 p.m. Senior Women's + Junior Men's Trial Race, 6.5km/710m
Race 3: 1.00 p.m. Senior Men's Trial Race, 11.8km/1010m (note - 250m descent)

The race map can be viewed here

The race profiles can be viewed here

Courses marshalled and partially flagged.

To be eligible for Junior Men's or Women's selection, athletes must be 16 - 19 years old on 31st December 2012.

The minimum age for participation in the Junior Men's event is 16 years old on 31st December 2012.

The minimum age for participation in the Junior Women's event is 14 years old on 1st January 2012, however note eligibility age criteria for selection above. 

See UKA website for information about selection criteria etc.

3rd event in the McCain UK Mountain Running Challenge.

Registration will be at a marquee located centrally within Glenridding. Public toilets available. Parking in Glenridding is mainly pay and display.

Runners must bring full windproof body cover, hat and gloves which must be carried during the race.

Important note: Runners have to make their own way back to Glenridding village from the race finishes. It is strongly recommended that you follow the race route  back to Greenside mines (point C on map), then follow Greenside Lane back to the village (C-D-S on map). The distances back to the village from the finishes are Senior Men 7km, Senior Women/Junior Men 6km, Junior Women 4km. There will be no provision of drink or food at the finish, runners must make their own arrangements or carry food/drink if they require it. A water station will be provided at Greenside Mine (point C on map) for all three races.

The courses may be amended in the event of bad weather.

We are looking for helpers to marshal at this event. If you can help out, please contact Mark Johnston using the contact details above. Many thanks!



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