The countdown begins for Fell ‘n’ Back 2018

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Buxton Mountain Rescue have released details of a new fell race in the Peak District for your calendars.

Fell ‘n’ Back 2018

The race is being organised by the Buxton Mountain Rescue volunteers.  Regular updates and information on Facebook/FellnBack

Date & time: 29 Sept 2018 , 11.00. Registration 9:30-10:30

Venue: Burbage Institute, Nursery Lane, Buxton SK17 6UL; Grid ref: SK 044 729. please note: 10 minutes walk to start/finish

Distance 19.6km, climb 730m This is a new race including some of the old Goyts Moss route and some new ground towards Axe Edge and Wildboarclough.

BM fell race under FRA rules.

Full FRA kit required (waterproof jacket & trousers, hat, gloves, map, compass, whistle & emergency food).

Experience and navigation skills required.

Online entry £10 via; entry on day £12.

All the proceeds going directly to Buxton Mountain Rescue

Email address for enquiries:

Fell 'n' Back 2018 - Race route

Fell ‘n’ Back 2018 – Race route (May be subject to changes on the day)


  1. Paul

    Hi, quick question – coming out of Burbage at the start is it then a clockwise or anti-clockwise route? I.e. Do we head for Axe Edge first?

  2. Rich Carratu

    Hi Paul, we’re going clockwise, up to Axe Edge and round. This year at least ;-)

  3. Frances

    Hi, can I double check we required to carry the full FRA minimum kit? As for this category of race it is down to organisers discretion. Thank you.

  4. Dave Bowen

    Hi Frances
    The race is BM so kit is up to the organiser. We are not requiring kit but based on the good forecast recommending map, whistle, compass and waterproof jacket.

  5. tony hurst

    is their a race for 2019,and what distance

  6. Dave Bowen

    Hi Tony
    There is a 2019 race, same route as last year so just under 20km. We may put on a shorter route as well – depends on getting a route that works & that we can get access permissions for

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