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Great Strides™ - Peak District

Date

13th June 2020

Location

Peak District National Park

 The new and revised route takes in the beautiful scenery of the outstanding Peak District. 

 

  • Date: 13 June 2020
  • Times: The walk will begin at 6am, registration opens at 5am
  • Location: Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

    Entry details:

  • Teams must be a minimum of four people and a maximum of six - plus a support driver and vehicle for each team. They will meet you at designated checkpoints and help you refuel ahead of the next section of the walk.

Route Details 65km:

  • A circular route of approx. 65km (40 miles) 
  • We have set an 16 hour cut-off target for completing this route
  • This is a self-navigated walk

Starting in the picturesque market town of Castleton we start off with a small climb, heading for the summit of the mighty Mam Tor. From there we turn south towards Millers Dale where the route joins the Monsal Trail towards Bakewell and Rowsley. The route then passes through the world famous grounds of Chatsworth Estate and up towards some spectacular scenery and incredible 360 views at Curbar Edge. The final section of the route takes in the quaint villages of Bamford and Hope Valley before arriving safely back in Castleton. 

Route Details 40km:

  • A circular route of approx. 40km (24 miles) 
  • We have set a cut-off target of 14 hours for completing this route 
  • This is a self-navigated walk 

Also starting in Castleton this new route follows the 65km walk as far South as Millers Dale, while the others join the Monsal Trail you will head North East towards the villages of Tideswell and Great Hucklow. From there you will take in the incredible wilderness of Abney Moor before landing in Hope Valley for a short road section back to Castleton.

 For more information about this event, please fill in the event enquiry form below or contacts the events team at events@cysticfibrosis.org.uk.

How to get involved?

Sign ups are not open for 2020 just yet but you can register your interest below and we will be in touch as soon as entries are available.

Register your interest

Why walk for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust?

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to fighting for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis for everyone living with the condition. We are investing in cutting-edge research, supporting clinical care, and campaigning tirelessly on the issues that matter, but we need your help. Together we will beat cystic fibrosis for good.

 

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