Club Fell Championship

The 2017 Club Fell Championship consists of five races, with a member’s best three races counting. The races are:

Sunday 7th May 12 noon – Great Hameldon (BS), Accrington
Tuesday 6th June 7:15 pm – Paddy’s Pole (AS), Chipping
Saturday 19th August 11 am – Pendle 3 Peaks (AM), Barley
Saturday 26th August 2 pm – Pendleton (AS) 
Saturday 9th September 1:30 pm – Hodder Valley Show (AS), Dunsop Bridge

Here are the final standings for Ladies and Men. Congratulations to Ladies’ Champion Claire Vincent and Men’s Champion Peter Coates.

Dave Walker, Dave Motley and Peter Coates at the 2017 Pendleton Fell Race. Photo David Belshaw

Dave Walker, Dave Motley and Peter Coates at the 2017 Pendleton Fell Race. Photo David Belshaw

There are separate competitions for Ladies and Men. 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), 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.

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.

Danny Collinge on his way to winning the Liver Hill Race. Photo David Belshaw

Danny Collinge on his way to winning the Liver Hill Race. Photo David Belshaw

Here are the details of the Club Fell Championship 2016 and the Club Fell Championship 2015. Congratulations to 2016 Men’s Champion Dave Bagot.