Where there is a recorder please contact them to log your completion. In addition, or if there isn't a recorder, you are invited to share your experience on the gofar facebook page to encourage and inspire other runners to have a go!
Peak Traverses & Rounds Peak District
24 hour Peak Traverse (17 trigs & 13 tops)
Meerbrook to Meltham: 78 miles/126km -14,600'/4450m ascent - 24 hour limit
Completion: John Fyne, 22-39, 1993
Peak 500m Trigs (19 trigs)
West Nab trig to the Roaches trig: 75 miles/121km - 13,124'/4000m ascent - 24 hours limit
Completion: Richard Kendall, 17-55, 2020
The Peak 500m trigs - outline map, schedule and account by Richard Kendall
24 hour Peak Traverse: route description - Route description with grid references
24 hour Peak Traverse: account - John Fyne, (Dark Peak Newsletter, 1997). Account of his 1993 run including a list of tops and heights
Peak Trig Rounds
Dark Peak 15 Trigs
Start & Finish - Sportsman Inn: 55m - 8500' ascent - 15 hour limit
See link below for information on dedicated gofar page .
Dark & White Peak Trigs (27 Trigs)
Start & Finish - Sportsman Inn 105m/169km - 11,800'/3600m 24 hour limit
Completions: Pete Simpson, 23-49,1991 Stuart Walker, 23-40, 2016
James Lowe Round (26 Trigs)
Start & Finish - Sportsman Inn: 93m/150 km - 13,780'/4200m ascent - 24 hour limit
Completion: Stuart Walker, 23-54, 2019
Oli Johnson Round (30 Trigs)
Start & Finish - Sportsman Inn: 106m/170 km - 14,800'/4500m ascent - 24 hour limit
Completion: Oli Johnson, 22-13, 2020
27 Trigs - grid references/OS names - Rob Woodall's list
The 26/27 Trigs - schedule and report of Pete Simpson's winter round in 1991
Standard for Dark Peak - Stuart Walker's account of his 2016 completion of the Dark and White Peak Trigs
James Lowe Peak District Round - Stuart Walker's account from 2019 of the 24 hour challenge linking 26 trigs including the 15 original Dark Peak trigs.
James Lowe round - list of trigs - Schedule of trigs and grid references
Dark Peak 15 Trigs - the gofar page with map, schedule,accounts and records
Challenge of the Trigs - a RunUltra article by Oli Johnson on his round of 30 trigs.
All the routes on this site require proven mountain running experience. You undertake them entirely at your own risk. Please take full mountain safety precautions at all times. Always ensure you carry sufficient clothing, food and equipment to cope with dramatic changes in the weather conditions! Appropriate insurance cover is recommended.
HAVE A GO!
The object of this website is to provide a single, ready source of information on the ultra-distance mountain challenges which have been developed over the past three or more decades. It now offers a diverse range of long and "short", old and recent, formal and informal routes from around the UK to encourage runners of all ages and abilities to have a go, subject to proven mountain experience in all conditions.
FRA LONG DISTANCE
RECORDS and NEWS
Please send details of any record-breaking runs and the like to Martin Stone who maintains records on behalf of the Fell Runners Association. Email: email@example.com
Please also refer to the guidelines and definitions in the FRA Handbook.
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If you can improve on the accuracy of this resource, offer details of other routes (old and new), spot any errors in grid references, names, heights, spelling or punctuation, or find a link which does not work please email Tony Wimbush: email@example.com