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2022 Fell Races Programme

The historic Fell, or Guides Races have been part of Grasmere Sports from the very beginning.

Entries for the races are all made on the day, and close 15 minutes before the start of each race.  Full details of all the races are laid out below.

Locals are residents of Grasmere, Rydal, Chapel Stile, Skelwith, Elterwater, Wythburn & Loughrigg

All ages groups are ‘age on the day’ – evidence of age may be required.

20/08/22

12:50    Under 9’s Guides Race (lower age limit 6 years) – To first wall on fell and return

Records to date:
Boys, James Bowen, 4min 20s (2013)
Girls, Isla Jebb, 4min 52s (2019)

1st Boy £20 & medal      2nd £15 & medal              3rd £10 & medal
1st Girl   £20 & medal      2nd £15 & medal              3rd £10 & medal
Sponsored by:  NORTHERN LIGHTS GALLERY, KESWICK
F11:       Jack Payne Tray

 

13:40    Under 12’s Guides Race  – To flags just over the wall and return

Records to date:
Boys, Frazer Sproul 4min 45s (2015)
Girls, Hannah Bethwaite 5min 17s (2007)

1st Boy £25 & medal      2nd £20 & medal              3rd £15 & medal
1st Girl   £25 & medal      2nd £20 & medal              3rd £15 & medal               First Local £15
Sponsored by:  LEVENS HALL
1st local sponsored by:  A, J & E TAYLOR

 

14:30    Under 14’s Guides Race  – To 2nd flag halfway up the fell and return

Records to date:
Boys, Frazer Sproul 6min 33s (2017)
Girls, Charlotte Rawstron 7min 26s (2019)

1st Boy £30 & medal      2nd £25 & medal              3rd £20 & medal
1st Girl   £30 & medal      2nd £25 & medal              3rd £20 & medal               First Local £20

Sponsored by:  ULLSWATER STEAMERS

 

15:10    Under 17’s Guides Race

The English Hill Championship Event 2022 - Height of fell at turning point 208.78 m.

Records to date:
Boys, G Moffat 9min 03s (1975)
Girls, Eve Whittaker 11min 02s (2019)

1st Boy £60 & medal      2nd £40 & medal              3rd £25 & medal
1st Girl   £60 & medal      2nd £40 & medal              3rd £25 & medal

Sponsored by: RAVENGLASS & ESKDALE RAILWAY

F12:       J & ME Batchelor Cup to the winner
F13:       Tom Sedgwick Challenge Cup to the first girl

16:10    SENIOR GUIDES RACE

The World Famous English Hill Championship Event 2022 - Height of fell at turning point 294.437 m.

Records to date:
Men, Fred Reeves 12min 21s (1978)
Lady, Victoria Wilkinson 15min 05s (2017)

£500 cash prize offered by PETE BLAND SPORTS to the first person to break the record set by Fred Reeves in 1978.

£500 cash prize offered by THOMSON, HAYTON & WINKLEY to the lady who breaks the lady’s record.

 

1st Man £165 and English Hill Championship Medal          2nd £110 & medal              3rd £83 & medal

4th £60           5th £50           6th £40           7th £30           8th£20           9th £15           10th £10

 

1st Lady £165 & medal   2nd £110 & medal            3rd £83 & medal              4th £60        5th £50

F14:       Wakefield Rose Bowl to the first lady

 

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Veteran home, medals

F15:       E B Hart-Jackson Memorial Trophy to the first veteran

 

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Lady Veteran home, medals

 

1st Local, £50 & medal