Peak Raid 2 MapRunF – go fast, go easy, go anytime!

(Scroll down the page to find details of all  Peak Raid Winter and Summer events.)

MapRun is great fun and you can take part at any time you choose. All you need to do is download the MapRunF app onto your phone, or use a Garmin watch and MapRunG, select an event and go – it really is that easy! You can also use any GPS enabled device and send us your .gpx or .fit file.

Guidance on using MapRunF with your phone, or MapRunG with a Garmin watch plus set-up and GPS issues can be found here.

If you haven’t tried a Peak Raid event before, think fell running requiring good route choice and navigation skills. The events use footpaths and areas of open access around the Peak District, providing great running in more remote ‘off the beaten track’ locations.

Covid 19 Update

Following the introduction of the National Lockdown: Stay at Home we have taken the decision to pause the Peak Raid MapRunF Winter Series for the next few weeks.

It is still possible to enter each event, or the series, but entrants will not receive the course details until the lockdown restrictions are eased.

As soon as we have a better idea of the future easing of the lockdown restrictions, we will send an email update to everyone who has entered. This will confirm the details for the relaunch of the series, when events will go live and the key dates.

Event 1 Monsal Head will remain live and open for anyone who has entered before 06/01/2021. However, we must remind everyone to stick to the rules, stay local and only travel a short distance.

There is some good news! We have some great new MapRun courses planned and waiting to go live. The events visit quieter parts of the Peak District and areas that are completely new for Peak Raid.  The events use specially produced maps and offer fantastic running and navigating through excellent peakland hills and dales!

We apologise for any inconvenience our decision to pause the series may cause and wish to thank everyone for continued support and understanding during this continually challenging time.

If you have any questions please get in touch via info@explorerevents.co.uk

Please respect the Government’s Covid 19 Tier Restrictions for the area in which you live.

Winter 2020/2021 – Event 1 Monsal Head 

Now Live – see below for entries.

The first event of the winter series has an impressive start location on the western side of the Monsal Head Viaduct and visits Cressbrook Dale, Miller’s Dale and the surrounding limestone hills and dales.

The course will challenge your decision making, navigation and fitness! Will you head north to the lonely summit of Wardlow Hay Cop and Peter’s Stone or west to visit the southern slopes of Water cum Jolly?

If you haven’t tried a Peak Raid event before, think fell running requiring good route choice and navigation skills. The events use footpaths and areas of open access around the Peak District –  great running in more remote ‘off the beaten track’ locations.

Winter 2020/2021 – Event 2 coming soon

Further details will be published here by January 18th 2021

Winter 2020/2021 – Event 3 coming soon

Further details will be published here at the beginning of  February 18th 2021

Winter 2020/2021 – Event 4 coming soon

Further details will be published here at the beginning of  March 18th 2021

Summer 2020 – Event 4 Peak Forest 

This event is now closed.

Results for the Peak Forest event can be found here.

Summer 2020 – Event 3 Sheldon and Deep Dale

This event is now closed.

Results for the Sheldon event can be found here.

Summer 2020 – Event 2 Abney and Bretton 

This event is now closed.

Results for the Abney can be found here.

Summer 2020 – Event 1 Great Longstone 

This event is now closed.

Results for the Great Longstone event can be found here.

Participant Statement

The British Orienteering Federation and the Fell Runners Association  have confirmed that their insurance policies do not cover individuals who are out for a run in their own time.

Therefore anyone undertaking MapRun is doing so in their own time, run at their own risk and Explorer Events take no responsibility for any damage or injury whilst participating.

To ensure that all participants remain safe and to protect the future of Peak Raid MapRun events, users downloading the MapRun course acknowledge, accept and understand the following:

  1. This is an unsupported activity and you understand that you are responsible for your own safety and determining whether you have the skills, equipment and fitness to participate.
  2. You are entering and running this activity at your own risk and Explorer Events shall not be liable for any injury, loss or damage of any nature to you or your property arising out of  participation in this activity.
  3. You accept the hazards inherent in fell running and understand that this is an unsupported activity where you must be self sufficient and responsible for your safety at all times.
  4. When taking part alone, you will make sure someone else is aware of your planned route and your intended start and finish time, you will let them know when you have safely finished.
  5. You will ensure that your phone is fully charged and register for the 999-text service. To register, text ‘register’ to 999. You will get a reply – then follow the instructions you are sent. (For use in an emergency when there is no phone signal).
  6. You will remain on public rights of way and open access areas only. (All tracks are reviewed and infringement of this rule will result in disqualification).
  7. You will not climb over stone walls or fences and will not cross out of bounds areas marked with purple lines.
  8. You must carry appropriate kit for the prevailing weather conditions; waterproof whole-body cover (with taped seams and integrated attached hood), hat, gloves, map of the route, compass, whistle and emergency food. If hot, remember – slip, slap, slurp – slip on a hat, slap on plenty of suncream and stay well hydrated.
  9. For MapRun events – Juniors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21 years.
  10. You have read and understood the MapRun Event Terms and Conditions.