Category: Fell Races

Cracken Edge fell race report & results

The 10km Cracken Edge Fell Race is a major annual fund-raising event for the Kinder Mountain Rescue Team. Following the near-catastrophic events at Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge, for which the team had been on stand-by since the previous Thursday, race-day saw Whaley Bridge re-opened to residents along with the Read More…

What a Cracken good race!!


Well, what an event. The weather was kind, the going was good and the runners were on a mission. None more so than course record-holder, Steve Vernon.

Way back in 2008, Steve won the race in the record time of 40:14, a record that stood until today because, this evening Steve’s record time was, incredibly, Read More…

Santa Dash 2016 – event report

Sunday 4 December 2016 – the annual Hayfield Santa Dash, organised jointly by The Hayfield May Queen Committee and Kinder Mountain Rescue Team, took place under (nearly) ideal conditions; dry underfoot, several Santas, no injuries and only one lost runner who turned up at the finish line shortly after – a grand day out.

First in was Damien Kilpin in an amazing time of 31 minutes and 31 seconds for the 6.5 km loop. Hot on his heels was the first lady, Kate Davies in 25 minutes 24 seconds.

The under 16’s dash was won by Andrew McDonald in 7 minutes and 10 seconds and the first girl in was Amelia Aldridge in 9 minutes 45 seconds.

Next year’s race scheduled for Sunday 3rd December – put it in your diary NOW and tell all your (running) friends.

Cracken Edge 2016

Cracken Edge Fell Race Report

After some gloomy forecasts and some rain during the day, we were lucky that the race took place in the dry. As usual, there were plenty of marshals on the way, and the route was well marked. There was a good turnout of 200 runners in Read More…

Cracken Edge 2015 results!

The Cracken Edge fell race,  KMRT’s annual fund raising race event, organised and marshaled by the team with help from the team’s Supporters took place on Wednesday. The weather was overcast with a few drops of rain and there were 181 runners. There were 3 runners who did not finish Read More…