British Championships


The British Fell Running Championship is organised not by the FRA but by the Championship Sub-committee of the Mountain Running Advisory Group (MRAG) of UK Athletics. There are four races each year, one in each of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. A runner's best three results count, but these must include one short, one medium and one long race. For more information, please see the UK Athletics website.

Date Category Race
09-April-22 Long Seven Sevens, Northern Ireland
18-June-22 Short Buckden Pike joint English/British counter
02-July-22 Medium Durisdeer, Scotland
17-September-22 Long Black Mountains Race, Wales

Further information (including entry details) is as follows:

 Seven Sevens – Saturday 9th April 2022

Buckden Pike – Saturday 18th June 2022

Durisdeer Hill Race – Saturday 2nd July 2022

  • Start time: 12 noon
  • Category: AM
  • Race Organiser: Adam Anderson – [email protected]
  • Website:  Details on in due course
  • Distance: 16.5km
  • Climb: 1200 m
  • Venue: Durisdeer, nr Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Grid reference: NS893036, DG3 5BJ, greed.swear.glitz

Black Mountains Race – Saturday 17th September 2022

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The race results and overall status of the Championship competition will be posted here as the races take place.


Please see the Previous Results page for records of English, British and other championships back to 2004.

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Organised on behalf of British Athletics by the Mountain Running Advisory Group Sub-Committee for domestic fell running championships under UK Athletics rules and sponsored by Pete Bland Sports.

The 2022 British Athletics Fell & Hill Relay will be organised by Carnethy Hill Runners on Saturday 15th October 2021 – venue to be confirmed.

The relay is held under UK Athletic (UKA) rules. All runners must be first claim members of the club they represent and must wear club vests. The use of GPS for navigation purposes, the use of running poles and the linking of runners by bungee are not allowed.

British Athletics medals will be awarded to members of the first three teams in the following categories:

  • Open Men
  • Open Women
  • Over 40 Men
  • Over 40 Women

Championship entries in these categories will only be accepted from clubs that are affiliated to the UKA for fell running. However, depending on the number of entries, the organising club may:

  • accept entries from clubs that are affiliated to the UKA although not for fell running
  • award prizes to other categories.

For further information about 2022 British Athletics Fell & Hill Relay, please contact Ian Hartman ([email protected])

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British INTercounties fell and hill championship

The Senior British Inter-Counties Mountain Race is organised on behalf of the UK Counties Athletics Union by the Mountain Running Advisory Group Sub-Committee (MRAG) of British Athletics.

The Junior British Inter-Counties Hill and Fell Championships are organised by the Fell Runners Association (FRA) on behalf of the UK Counties Athletics Union - see the FRA website Juniors pages.

For up-to-date information on the Inter-Counties championship consult their website.

Information on the UK Counties Athletic Union may be found on the English Athletics website:

2022 Championships

Seniors (including Under 23s)

The Senior British Inter-Counties Mountain Race will be held on Saturday 7th May.

  • Lanberis - Elio Ridge
  • 12.6km/760m
  • Category AM


The 2022 Junior British Inter-Counties Hill & Fell Championships will be organised by Wharfedale Harriers on 15th May 2022 .

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