The 2019 Club Fell Championship consists of five races, with a member’s best three races counting. Three races are part of the Pendle and Burnley Grand Prix series. The races are:
Saturday 16th February – Bleasdale Circle (BS), Bowland
*Saturday 5th May – Hameldon (BS), Accrington
Saturday 11th May – Pendle Cloughs (AL), Downham
*Saturday 8th June – Weets (AS), Barnoldswick
*Saturday 11th August – Boulsworth (BM), Trawden
* indicates race that counts for the V70 and older category awards.
There are separate competitions for Ladies and Men. Points are awarded in each race as follows:
1st Clayton Lady 50 points; 2nd Clayton Lady 49 points; etc
1st Clayton Man 50 points; 2nd Clayton Man 49 points; etc
The points from a member’s best three races are added together to determine the final rankings for Ladies and Men. To be given a final ranking it is necessary to have completed at least three races. The Ladies’ Champion holds the Lady Fell Champion Cup, and the Men’s Champion holds the Male Fell Champion Cup. Awards for 2nd and 3rd positions are also made to Ladies and Men.
Veteran (10 year categories commencing at age 40 for ladies and men), U20 and U23 awards are also available; the number of awards made depends on the number of members completing the competition in each age category. For the LV70, MV70 and older categories awards are based on the best two out of the three races indicated by * above. Age category is determined by age as at the date of the first race. Awards in a particular age category are only made to members in that age category; members in other age categories are not eligible.