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Sun 27th Nov 2016 – David Staff Memorial Race (R)

Race details

  • Date & time: Sun 27th Nov 2016 at 11:30
  • Country: England
  • Region: South/West Pennines
  • Category: AS
  • GPS:
  • Website: www.dashers.org.uk
  • Distance: 6km / 3.7m
  • Climb: 305m / 1001ft
  • Venue: The Kiosk, Sunnyhurst Woods, Darwen, BB3 0LA.
  • Grid ref: SD676227
  • Skills & experience: PM
  • Minimum age: 14

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


  • Teams allowed: Teams allowed


  • Male: P Matthews – 00:25:31 – 2014
  • Female: E Keates – 00:34:25 – 2014


  • Junior races: Juniors not allowed

Permit / Insurance

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

Other information

Charity event - all profits/donations to "Cardiac Risk in the Young" in memory of David Staff. The route is the short one first used in 2014.

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