The Penistone Hill Race is on Sunday 22nd September this year! Don’t forget to pop the date in your diary.
Penistone Hill Race is a multi-terrain race: approximately 6½ miles (10½km) with 1,000 feet (300m) of ascent! The race is organised by Shaun Dimelow and Penistone Foot Path Runners, and entry fees /refreshments sales are fundraising for us here at Penistone Leisure Centre!
It is a tough race on tarmac, trails and paths, with hills and stunning views of the Penistone area. It is run under UK Athletics rules (cross country permit tbc).
This event is open to anyone- club runners or unaffiliated. And there are trophies for different categories.
Registration is open from 9am at Penistone Leisure Centre, and the race starts at 11am from Penistone Show Ground (behind Tesco). Please leave 10mins to walk from PLC to the start line.
You can enter in advance on Penistone Footpath Runners website nearer to the date (website here) or on the day.
Entry fees: £8 EA registered runners, £10 unregistered in advance, £11/£13 on the day.
Credit to Steve Frith of Mozzienet Photography for this photo from a previous years hill race. Many thanks for letting us use this fantastic photo!
Here’s a link to the Facebook Event– please select ‘interested’ or ‘going’ and Facebook will remind you about it closer to the date! Please SHARE with any runners you know.