Leo Pollard Fell Race Details

Posted on: Thursday 23rd May 2024

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Leo Pollard Memorial Fell Race
Vouchers will be presented for 1st 2nd and 3rd Male and Female plus Wine for Male and Female Vet categories, as usual all proceeds are donated to Bolton Mountain Rescue.

• Date & time: Thu 6 Jun 2024 at 19:30
• Country: England
• Region: South/West Pennines
• Category: BS
• Website: https://lostock-ac.co.uk
• Distance: 10 km / 6.2 miles
• Climb: 420 m / 1378 ft
• Venue: Rivington Hall Barn grounds, Rivington, Bolton, BL6 7SB
• Grid reference: SD634145
• Skills: PM, LK
• Minimum age: 18
• Entry on the day only £5.

The race is run under the FRA rules in accordance with FRA safety requirements and rules for competition
Please make sure you are familiar with them. See Requirements for Runners
https://files.fellrunner.org.uk/documents/2024/fra-requirements-for-runners-2024.pdf

The race is a 6.2 mile fell race and contains significant ascent – 1378 ft over road, trail (some very rough) and open fell (maybe boggy in places depending on the weather).
The route will be partially signed but runners should familiarise themselves with the route which will be displayed at registration and attached to this post.
Runners should be accustomed to running the race distance & ascent.
Runners should not wear headphones.
No dogs are allowed on the race route.

Please note.
Please ensure you bring with you the recommended Fra kit. we may ask you to wear or carry all or some of it depending on the weather on the day/evening
Full details of Fra rules and kit can be found in the Requirements for Runners link above

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