English Championships

English Fell Running Championship Races 2024

The English Senior Fell Running Championships are organised by the Fell Runners Association and sponsored by Pete Bland Sports and Inov-8.

When entering a Champs race please include your England Athletics running club.  See 'About the English Championships'

For previous years, please see Previous Years


Date Category Race   Results
16th March 2024 AM Flower Scar 13 km / 8.1 miles, 660 m / 2165 ft  
6th April 2024 AS Alan Kirk's Memorial Lad's Leap 9.5 km / 5.9 miles, 518 m / 1699 ft  
11th May 2024 AL Pendle Cloughs 22.5 km / 14 miles, 1250 m / 4101 ft  
15th June 2024 AM Buttermere Sailbeck 15 km / 9.3 miles, 1315 m / 4314 ft  
13th July 2024 AL Wasdale 34 km / 21.1 miles, 2750 m / 9022 ft  
27th July 2024 AS Blisco Dash 7 km / 4.3 miles, 609 m / 1998 ft  

(For latest Championship results tables see the RESULTS section on this page)

Dates are provisional and will be confirmed in the 2024 Handbook. Weekends are set, days within weekends subject to change.


FRA Presentation Dinner and Do 

The 2023 FRA Do will be hosted by Calder Valley Fell Runners on 18th November 2023 at The Venue, Bowers Mill, Branch Road, Barkisland, Halifax, HX4 0AD. 

Can all 2022 English Championship trophy winners please return their trophies to either Pete Bland Sports, Kendal, or Nic Barber, before the end of October 2023. 



Results of the English Fell Running Championships 2024 are below:

If you find any errors or omissions please contact the Statistician, Carlos Bedson /images/icons/email.png


Championship Records and History

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

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Guaranteed Entry List

2024 FRA English Championship Guaranteed Entry List is now open to FRA members.

Automatic spots go to: 

- Those finishing in the top 20 M senior and W senior 2023 English Championship; 

- Top 5 M/W V40/45; Top 3 M/W V50+ 2023 English Championship; 

- All U23s with 3 or more scores from the 2023 English Championship.


Requests for addition to the 2024 English Championship Guaranteed entry list is now open. Please fill in the form here: https://forms.gle/i6hafwSTqgS8Ery27

Please complete by 8th December for inclusion in time for entries opening for Flower Scar (list will remain open after this point on a more ad hoc basis).

All details available from the attached document. Please contact Nic Barber [email protected] if any questions.


Guaranteed Entry for the British Championships.

For information on the Guaranteed Entry List for the British Championships, please contact the British Championships Sub-committee of the Mountain Running Advisory Group (MRAG) of UK Athletics. Information is available on the UKA website in the Mountain Running section.

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About the English Championships

"When registering for English championship races, please ensure you include your English Athletics running club.  If you are not in such a club, please ensure you otherwise record yourself as a Fell Runners Association member,  (assuming your membership is up to date), so that you are included in the competition tables.  Please also otherwise remind yourselves of eligibility criteria as per page 57 of this year's handbook.  Thank you for your support always.  Good luck for 2023."
Carlos Bedson, Statistician.  

Most questions about the English Championships can be answered by reference to the FAQ page.

The full description of the Championships, including the Categories for individuals and teams, race entry, scoring and  eligibility, are given on the English Championship Format page.

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