August 13, 2022

Hob Hurst Fell Race – Friday 12th August – Reported by Beccy Owen

A few MACs ran at the Hob Hurst’s Fell Race at Beeley last night. It was a lovely, if warm night!

Traditional category ‘BS’ fell race in the Peak District which starts and finishes in Beeley on the edge of the Chatsworth Estate, the race climbs up through Hell Bank Plantation and across the high moorland to reach the historic Hob Hurst’s House. Competitors will then enjoy a long and fast descent back to the village via Beeley Hill top. 5 miles with 840ft of elevation.

Winner was Lucas Parker from Stockport 31.30. 2nd MACs Matt Nichols 34.37. 1st lady was Lucy Bednall, Buxton 40.08. 2nd lady was MACs Gemma Cox 41.48. Fellow MAC’s were Neil Corker 41.14, Scott Thompson 43.28. Megan Elliot 45.52. 104 runners took part.

Fantastic running all on a very hot night – well done!