Club Fell Championship 2024

An open competition to find the best male and female fell runner. The top male and top female to win a trophy, retained for 12 months with additional awards for age categories male and female at Sen, V40, 50, 60 and 70.

Best FOUR from FIFTEEN races to count, to include a minimum of one at each distance (S,M,L + one at any)

Vet 70 – ANY three races to count.

First Clayton Male/Female in each race to be awarded 50 pts, second, 49 pts, third 48 pts etc.

Bonus points are available as follows: Overall Race win (i.e. first place M or F) +5pts.  Overall top ten (M/F) +3pts.

In the event of a tie (more than one runner on same points after best four qualifying races, then the championship will be decided on head to head record.  If still a tie or no head to head race took place between the tied competitors, then the competition is jointly won.

The 2024 qualifying races are:

Race NameDateCatLocationEntry Details
Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round2 MarchMedLocalPre-entries open now
SiEntries – Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round
Black Combe9 MarchMedLakesPre-entry or on the day
SiEntries – Black Combe Fell Race
Pendle  6 AprilShortLocalEntry on the day
Pendle Fell Races – Clayton-le-Moors Harriers (
Coniston4 MayMedLakesPre-entries open now
SiEntries – Coniston Fell Race
Great Hameldon5 MayShortLocalEntry on the day
Great Hameldon Hill Race & Junior Races – Clayton-le-Moors Harriers (
Pendle Cloughs11 MayLongLocalPre-entry from 1 March
 SiEntries – Pendle Cloughs Fell Race
Mearley Clough14 MayShortLocalEntry on the day
Mearley Clough Fell Race – Clayton-le-Moors Harriers (
Pen-Y-Ghent1 JuneMedDalesPre-entry or on the day
SiEntries – Pen-y-ghent Fell Race
Howtown9 JuneLongLakesEntry on the day
Fellrunner — Sun 9 Jun 2024 — Howtown
Settle Hills16 JuneMedDalesPre-entry or on the day
Settle Hills – Settle Harriers Running Club
Pendleton24 AugShortLocalEntry on the day
Pendleton Fell Race & Junior Race – Clayton-le-Moors Harriers (
Three Shires14 SeptLongLakesPre-entry from 1 July
SiEntries – Events List
Thieveley Pike28 SeptShortLocalEntry on the day
Thieveley Pike Fell Race – Clayton-le-Moors Harriers (
Langdale Horseshoe12 OctLongLakesPre-entry from 1 August
SiEntries – Events List
Tour of Pendle16 NovLongLocalPre-entries open now
Tour of Pendle Fell Race – 40th Race- Sat 16th Nov 2024 at 10:30

Many races are now entry in advance, please check

Fell Championships are prioritised for FRA members and entry in advance.

The above chosen races are subject to review should any races be cancelled.

Good luck everyone – see you on the fells!

Here are the details of the Club Fell Championships in 20192018201720162015 and 2014.

Michelle Abbott pleased at another year as Club Fell Champion at the 2021 Full Tour Of Pendle, taken by Jamie McIlvenny

Carl Heliwell plotting his way to becoming club Fell Champion at The Full Tour of Pendle 2021. Picture by Jamie McIlvenny.