Fairfield Horseshoe

15 May 2022

Starts: 12:00
Distance: 9 Miles
Entry Fee: £11.05 - £13.68

Classified as an AM event, the Fairfield Horseshoe starts and ends at Rydall Hall (grid reference GR367063) near Ambleside. The 9 mile (14.5Km) route incorporates 2999ft (914m) of climbing. If you don't have the required kit see the FRA rules you won't be allowed to enter. The course may be slightly different at the start and finish to avoid bottlenecks and members of the public. You may be asked to wear a mask when you assemble at the start. Due to potential COVID restriction changes in the coming months, it is possible that the planned format for this race will change. ENTRY FEE FRA Member £10 + booking fee (you MUST provide your FRA number ) NON FRA Member £12.50 + booking fee. TRANSFERS: There will be NO transfers for this event. COURSE RECORDS: Male: J Adkin 01:14:45 (2021) Female: V Wilkinson 01:27:15 (2013) COURSE: The course is only marked from the start to the fell gate at the bottom of the Nab Scar climb. You must follow the flags. You must keep to the East side of the wall coming off Dove Crag. CHECKPOINTS: C1 – Stile Nab Scar – GR 356071 C2 – Great Rigg summit – GR 355104 C3 – Fairfield summit – GR 358118 C4 – Dove Crag summit – GR 374104 C5 – Gate Low Sweden Bridge – GR 374055 PERMIT / INSURANCE: This race has a Permit and associated UK Athletics insurance from the FRA. OTHER INFORMATION: Parking (£1) in the official race car park which is signed from the A591. There is strictly no parking at Rydall Hall and in the lane leading up to the Hall, which will be policed! Tea and cakes will be available at the finish. For additional race information please click on the Ambleside AC website link in the section below.


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Results for the Fairfield Horseshoe were last updated on Monday, 16 May 2022 09:24.



9 Miles
Entry limit:
Remaining places:
Not suitable for wheelchairs


  • Toilets
  • No water stations
  • No distance markers
  • No changing facilities
  • No showers
  • No baggage store
Race HQ:
Rydal Hall, Rydal, Ambleside, LA22 9LX

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