Curbar Commotion

Fell Race 2016

The Curbar Commotion (Fell Race)


 The Curbar Commotion Fell Race 2016

Please find the 2016 Curbar Commotion results by clicking on this link: curbarcommotion-8-10-16-results

Event Information


  • The race will start and finish at Curbar Primary School, Calver Bridge, S32 3XA
  • Saturday 8th October 2016, £6 entry fee (£5 pre entry) minimum age 18
  • 10am start – registration from 8.30am
  • Category BM, 9 miles/403 metres ascent
  • Runners must arrive on the start line by 9.45am so we can complete a briefing, headcount and kit checks as appropriate
  • For any reason you decide to not take part after you have registered please inform organisers ASAP
  • Limited car parking will be available at various sites in the area
  • Toilets will be available and belongings can be left at registration
  • Please bring full kit as required by FRA rules, all competitors should be aware and adhere to the FRA rules which are available on the FRA website   These will also be available at the race.
  • The race is suitable for novices but some fell running experience is recommended
  • The weather forecast for the race will be displayed on the day
  • A map of the route will be displayed on the day
  • A copy of the safety check list will be displayed on the day
  • A hypothermia leaflet will be displayed on the day
  • The race will be well marked and marshalled, one marshal will sweep the route behind the last runner
  • Drinks and cakes will be provided at the end of the race
  • Prizes will be available for all categories
  • All monies raised will be donated to Curbar Primary School

Course Information

The race starts and finishes at Curbar Primary School, S32 3XA. It is 9 miles long and covers a variety of tracks and paths through Curbar, Frogatt and Baslow. Marshalls will be in place around the course and it will be well marked.  There are a few road crossings to be aware of – all of which will be marshalled. However, please be extremely cautious as the roads are not closed.  You will also negotiate a number of gates and stiles in the race.  Please do not cross walls or fences and be respectful of the surroundings.  You may encounter cattle and horses on the route – again please be extremely cautious if this situation arises.


If anyone would like to pre enter the race please complete and return the form to Curbar Primary School.

Please find the application from by following this link: Fell Race Entry Form 2016

The race is part of the ‘Gritstone Series’, details of which can be found at:

If anyone has any queries please email

Updates regarding the race can be found on our facebook page  ‘thecurbarcommotionfellrace’

Please find information about parking for the event at this link: cc-parking-map-portrait-smaller-1


School Contact Details

Calver Bridge, Calver, Hope Valley.

Derbyshire, S323XA


T: 01433630266


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