A great route following footpaths and trails including parts of the Pennine Way, visiting 5 local trig points around Delph, Saddleworth.18 miles (ish) with 3000 feet of ascent.
The route is not marked and participants must navigate themselves to each checkpoint in the correct ascending order (1 to 9).
The route shown is only a recommended route and you can make your own way as long as you stick to public right of ways/paths/tracks/roads.
Also, three manned checkpoints en route providing snacks and hot drinks. Free soup and hot drinks at the end plus the option to buy a ‘runner’s meal’ in the pub.The race starts at 10am whilst walkers and non competitive runners have the option of starting at 9am. Full kit will be required including full waterproofs, map and compass, hat and gloves, spare clothing and food.
The White Lion, Delph Lane, Delph, Oldham, UK, OL3 5HX
Here at Craggrunner we like to keep it simple. We just want to run and enjoy ourselves. So as its simple, this reflects the cost of the races. Nothing fancy and over the top. Cheap……and cheerful!