Dark Peak 30 Ultra Trail

Hope, Derbyshire

Organiser's Description

After some fantastic feedback from competitors, who described this event as the 'best but hardest 30 mile ultra they have ever raced and truly a classic in the making', we bring this event back for 2019.

Starting from the village of Hope, the Dark Peaks Ultra - in association with Raidlight - will take you into the heart of the Peak District National Park, where the total elevation will be well over 7000ft. Starting off on the iconic Pennine way you will soon be greeted with some brutal climbs, high ridge lines and fast technical descending - with the time of year and the nature of this course this one will surely push you to your limits!!

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  • 30 mile Ultra - SOLO
    £45 CLOSED
  • 30 mile Ultra - PAIRS
    £70 CLOSED

Bespoke finishers medal

Goody bag

Fully stocked aid station

Hope Sports Club, 64 Castleton Road, Hope Valley, S33 6RD

Registration will be open from 7am till 8am Saturday morning in the hall, where numbers and maps of the route will be handed out.

Race briefing will be at 8.15 am inside the main hall.

Parking will be available free of charge at the Sports club.

Full waterproof cover with taped seams



Spare thermal top

Foil/Emergency blanket



Fully charged mobile phone

Map (which we will supply)

500ml liquid (minimum)

High energy snacks

Head torch (optional)

Personal cup

The route will be followed by some brutal climbs and some fast-technical descending gaining you some great elevation of over 6000ft of climbing!!!

Because of the time of the year and the nature of the course, this one is not to be taken lightly.

Navigation skills essential, major road crossings and the start and the finish will be marked.

There will be feed stations on route, and full kit will be required.

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  • 30 mile Ultra - SOLO
    £45 CLOSED
  • 30 mile Ultra - PAIRS
    £70 CLOSED

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