Penistone Hill Race

The Penistone Hill Race is a multi-terrain race: approximately 6½ miles (10½km) with 1,000 feet (300m) of ascent, run in support of Penistone Leisure Centre, which is kept open by the Penistone and District Community Partnership. It is a tough race on tarmac, trails and paths, with hills and stunning views of the Penistone area, run under UK Athletics rules (cross country permit 2017062).

The 2017 race will be held on Sunday 24th September at 10:30am.

Start and Finish from Penistone Showground (behind Tesco – Grid Ref SE243033).

Registration from 9am at Penistone Leisure Centre, Thurlstone Road, S36 9EF (GR SE241037) – allow 10 minutes to walk to the start. Parking, showers and changing rooms available at the Leisure Centre.

ALL monies go to Penistone Leisure Centre – charity 1112840.


Postal entry £7 for England Athletics affiliated club members or £9 unaffiliated; £10/£12 on the day if the race is not full (entry limit 200). Online entry £8 for EA affiliated runners or £10 unaffiliated.

Minimum age: 17 on the day.

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Trophies for 1st Male and Female, prizes for all age categories and teams, extensive spot prizes. Shield for the 1st Team of 4 non‐affiliated runners.

Course records

Male: Joe Fowler, 2015 – 43’26”
Female: Caitlin Rice, 2014 – 49’14”

Previous Race Results

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