Windy Hill Fell Race

Club Fell Race



About Windy Hill Fell Race

The new route starts from the Rams Head with a fast downhill section towards Piethorne Res. You then head towards Hollingworth Lake but turning back at Rakewood (CP1) before heading back under then over the motorway towards Lydgate (CP2). Climb to Blackstone Edge and then follow the Pennine way to the layby near the Windy Hill Mast (CP3) before heading back down to Piethorne and the climb back up to the Rams Head.

12 miles of good trails and paths with over 2000 feet of climbing.

As it’s February, all runners must carry full FRA kit (Full body waterproof cover; hat and gloves; Paper map (not digital) and traditional compass; spare clothing for the day’s weather; extra food and drink.

Each checkpoint will have basic supplies of water and sweets.

Hot soup, tea and coffee will be provided back in the pub free for all runners and the pub will also do a special runners meal at a discounted price.

Windy Hill

12th February 2023

Rams Head Inn, Ripponden Rd, Denshaw, Oldham OL3 5UN