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Peak District Challenge Event Report 2019 

350 entrants took part over 5 distances at the Peak District Challenge this year. Conditions this year were as good as we’ve ever had them, with a completely dry week leading up to the event, and a very high completion rate compared to past years. Participants reported a range of conditions, from very hot bright sunshine and muggy riverside air, to strong cool winds over gritstone edges. Tweaks to the routes to improve the variety of scenery and terrain over all distances were well received. This also reduced our impact on certain key footpaths, in line with our goals of minimising any impact of a well-organised challenge event. Highlights mentioned by participants included the extra-especially-impressive home baking at Tideswell, Katie’s incredible enthusiasm and encouragement at White Rake (evoking tears from one correspondent), and the knowledge and care shown by the Mountain Leaders. Our provisional fundraising total is over £50,000 for our good causes and partner charities in different amounts depending on their number of fundraisers. Goals for next year include increasing the savoury food offerings earlier in the event, investigating improved toilet arrangements and trying to streamline the goody-bag handout and finish-line arrangements. We hope to see you all back again in 2020!

Peak District Challenge Results 2019

Challenge Number Name Result
Gold Ultra 139 Simon Martland 18:18:06
Gold Ultra 141 Paul Roche 19:29:48
Gold Ultra 130 Tina Page 19:39:05
Gold Ultra 101 Kizzy Austick 19:48:15
Gold Ultra 102 Penny Clarke 19:48:16
Gold Ultra 103 Bry Goodliffe 19:48:17
Gold Ultra 138 Philip Gibbs 19:51:52
Gold Ultra 119 Matthew Adams 19:56:15
Gold Ultra 120 Stuart Baldry 19:56:57
Gold Ultra 132 David Ingram 20:55:45
Gold Ultra 137 mark jackson 21:34:09
Gold Ultra 135 Gerry Moore 22:21:18
Gold Ultra 110 Anthony Francis 22:39:42
Gold Ultra 113 Matthew Lumley 22:39:57
Gold Ultra 111 Petra Knowles 22:40:00
Gold Ultra 112 David Lacy 22:40:02
Gold Ultra 122 Adam Wainwright 23:02:25
Gold Ultra 118 Zoe Penny 23:02:55
Gold Ultra 116 Paula Cowley 23:11:09
Gold Ultra 117 Linda Johnson 23:11:23
Gold Ultra 128 Daniel Ingle 23:13:21
Gold Ultra 127 Paul Coleman 23:13:22
Gold Ultra 134 David Pickering 23:35:27
Gold Ultra 109 Antoinette Wintin 23:37:27
Gold Ultra 108 Doug Hobbs 23:37:37
Gold Ultra 105 Steve Ludgate DNF
Gold Ultra 121 Sarah Hall DNF
Gold Ultra 126 Rob Griffiths DNF
Gold Ultra 104 Phil Deakin DNF
Gold Ultra 107 Marco Pomati DNF
Gold Ultra 125 Marc Wielding DNF
Gold Ultra 123 Ken Astbury DNF
Gold Ultra 106 Joe Patterson DNF
Gold Ultra 114 Ellie Mollart DNF
Gold Ultra 115 Ben Tsui DNF
       
Silver 217 Stephen Thorp 15:56:00
Silver 216 Gary Thorp 15:56:00
Silver 209 Dan Aylen 17:15:09
Silver 210 James Gorman 17:15:15
Silver 211 Tom Watts 17:15:19
Silver 229 Simone Parker 20:40:20
Silver 230 Jane Wade 20:40:28
Silver 231 Gilly Wrathall 20:40:42
Silver 222 Michelle Barraclough 21:26:48
Silver 223 Amanda Rushby 21:26:48
Silver 225 Beth Walsh 21:27:48
Silver 218 Fiona Tweedie 21:45:06
Silver 234 Alexander Lauff 22:08:21
Silver 205 Mike Smith 22:38:27
Silver 203 Tony Doy 22:38:28
Silver 204 Sam Noel-Paton 22:38:28
Silver 202 Natasha Dames 22:38:29
Silver 233 Jo Killick 22:47:51
Silver 235 Rachel Oakley 22:47:59
Silver 219 Alice Howlett 23:01:50
Silver 220 Jessica Kirby-Smith 23:02:05
Silver 221 Stephen Kirby-Smith 23:02:15
Silver 232 Tracey Brooke 23:05:46
Silver 236 Emma Pye 23:05:52
Silver 237 Ben Williams 23:06:04
Silver 239 Nelli Gabor 23:11:55
Silver 240 Francis Smith 23:15:20
Silver 241 Mark Potter 23:15:52
Silver 227 Sam Day 23:16:05
Silver 228 Corrie Strickland 23:16:10
Silver 206 Richard Evans DNF
Silver 208 Kat Presley DNF
Silver 207 Isabel McConnell DNF
Bronze 358 Will Carver 05:53:02
Bronze 325 Ed Brewer 06:37:03
Bronze 348 Harriet Drouin 06:49:26
Bronze 350 Mike Carver 07:30:08
Bronze 356 Simon Wanless 07:30:09
Bronze 357 Stuart Ovington 07:30:11
Bronze 302 Thomas Hyde 08:01:51
Bronze 301 Danny Hyde 08:01:52
Bronze 355 rachael hayes 08:20:00
Bronze 354 Jon Clark 08:20:16
Bronze 353 Sam Charles 08:22:17
Bronze 328 Jessica Blake 08:35:43
Bronze 327 Sarah Barker 08:35:44
Bronze 347 David Richmond 08:43:44
Bronze 326 Naomi Brewer 08:50:56
Bronze 362 tim atkin 09:15:40
Bronze 324 Laura Williams 09:47:10
Bronze 323 Ryan Percival 09:47:57
Bronze 369 Jon Beighton 10:18:29
Bronze 370 Emma Clarke 10:18:30
Bronze 392 Alex Rutherford 10:34:28
Bronze 391 Melissa Loraine 10:34:34
Bronze 345 Cath Johnson 10:40:35
Bronze 344 Nicola Briggs 10:40:42
Bronze 346 Babs Woodward 10:40:50
Bronze 334 Steve Clifton 10:49:15
Bronze 336 Fiona Morrison 10:49:15
Bronze 335 Angie Hamilton 10:49:15
Bronze 360 Rosy Bennett 10:49:40
Bronze 310 Amy Holt 10:49:56
Bronze 308 Charley Deakin 10:52:47
Bronze 309 Andrew Feenan 10:52:47
Bronze 376 John Woods 10:54:11
Bronze 373 Amanda Burdett 10:56:55
Bronze 374 David Perrott 10:57:11
Bronze 375 Richard Sewell 10:57:25
Bronze 314 Chris Jackson 10:57:49
Bronze 313 Charles Brumpton 10:57:49
Bronze 306 John Currie 10:58:30
Bronze 307 Andrew Slaymaker 10:58:43
Bronze 349 Francis Darrah 10:59:01
Bronze 351 Olga Koepping 11:16:57
Bronze 352 Rachael Savage 11:17:55
Bronze 338 Fiona Davies 11:22:50
Bronze 339 Ruth Samantha Sargent 11:23:04
Bronze 331 Sarah Tavener (now Bryce) 11:29:27
Bronze 330 Katharina Ferguson 11:29:34
Bronze 329 Jessica Bell 11:29:41
Bronze 365 rajdeep gill 11:30:53
Bronze 367 Steve Simmons 11:30:57
Bronze 366 shamylla sadiq 11:31:04
Bronze 303 Rachel Queeborough 11:39:21
Bronze 393 Dina Abdul-Wahab 11:45:30
Bronze 397 Miranda Clarke 11:45:36
Bronze 396 Sian Day 11:45:42
Bronze 394 Rania Abdul-Wahab 11:45:49
Bronze 317 Gemma Tissington 11:50:00
Bronze 316 Erika McInerney 11:50:02
Bronze 395 Clelie Medlock 11:54:11
Bronze 389 Meg Hughes 11:54:16
Bronze 385 Sarita Hawney 11:54:21
Bronze 390 Charlie Mcloughlin 11:54:26
Bronze 383 Matt Stray 11:54:43
Bronze 384 Nick Northam 11:54:50
Bronze 380 Craig Bingham 11:55:00
Bronze 381 Devin Grosse 11:57:22
Bronze 382 Emma O Connel 11:57:28
Bronze 322 Gordon Brearley 11:57:48
Bronze 321 Charlotte Brearley 11:57:51
Bronze 387 jenny van maurik 12:10:16
Bronze 398 Tracey Andrews 12:10:23
Bronze 399 Vicky Bateman 12:13:25
Bronze 404 Vicki Burston 12:13:31
Bronze 402 Hollie Smith 12:18:27
Bronze 386 Rachel Giles 12:18:34
Bronze 401 Sophie Reid 12:18:39
Bronze 388 rebecca ward 12:18:40
Bronze 403 Lyndsey Zujovic 12:18:46
Bronze 340 Leah Godfrey 12:38:16
Bronze 341 Allyn Hegarty 12:38:28
Bronze 343 Aaron Turner 12:38:52
Bronze 342 Jade Holmes 12:38:54
Bronze 320 Sarah Wilkinson 12:56:42
Bronze 319 Hannah Madkour 12:56:45
Bronze 318 Kathryn Dyson 12:56:46
Bronze 372 Timothy Ruck 13:01:21
Bronze 371 Samantha Ruck 13:01:22
Bronze 405 Zoe Flanagan DNF
Bronze 304 Vicki Rutter DNF
Bronze 378 Lorna Reid DNF
Bronze 377 Garry Paterson DNF
Bronze 359 Claire Cologne DNF
Bronze 379 Celine Stewart DNF
Bronze 400 Ashley Payne DNF
Bronze 305 Amanda WP DNF
Copper 555 Darren Barnett 02:55:56
Copper 567 Stephen Blakeley 03:22:27
Copper 566 Ruth Blakeley 03:23:03
Copper 554 Christian Tyroll 03:24:20
Copper 578 Dave Bowmaker 03:29:10
Copper 580 Mike Yule 03:29:15
Copper 579 Simon Owen 03:29:18
Copper 557 Neil McAleece 03:53:00
Copper 558 Nick Hardwick 04:16:38
Copper 536 Jilly Dickinson 05:12:37
Copper 537 Lizzie Pellowe 05:12:38
Copper 559 Rupert Douglas 05:16:00
Copper 564 Kelly Smith 05:22:40
Copper 563 Jennifer Tomlins 05:22:48
Copper 560 Tom Burgess 05:36:18
Copper 626 John Savill 06:08:18
Copper 575 Charlotte Tyler 06:28:45
Copper 577 Sam Tyler 06:28:53
Copper 529 Clare Smith 07:00:42
Copper 501 Lizzie Attwood 07:01:00
Copper 527 Pamela Riley 07:01:22
Copper 502 Adam Dunnicliffe 07:01:25
Copper 504 Laura Marsh 07:01:29
Copper 528 Katja Robins 07:01:36
Copper 503 Alix Lyons 07:01:46
Copper 526 Nikki Millings 07:01:58
Copper 614 simon cookson 07:16:11
Copper 613 amanda cookson 07:16:20
Copper 576 Jo Tyler 07:19:59
Copper 534 Julie Wilde 07:21:50
Copper 535 Martin Wilde 07:22:00
Copper 545 Robert Dale 07:30:03
Copper 547 Peter Jennings 07:30:10
Copper 544 Jay Balmer 07:30:13
Copper 543 Liam Anderson 07:30:29
Copper 556 George Edward Jones 07:32:13
Copper 549 Mark Quigley 07:32:39
Copper 548 Rachael Jobson 07:32:44
Copper 550 Sophie Robinson 07:33:04
Copper 571 Michael Hadjirousos 07:36:04
Copper 574 Harry McGrath 07:36:33
Copper 573 Nicholas Klein 07:36:38
Copper 572 Luke Harris 07:36:41
Copper 619 Nina Rajan-Weare 08:01:06
Copper 618 Colleen Duffy 08:01:06
Copper 599 Mandi HODGES 08:01:17
Copper 598 Helene Hillier 08:01:27
Copper 622 jayne Heng 08:02:00
Copper 539 Sam Bradley 08:02:13
Copper 589 Lynsey Palmer 08:02:16
Copper 538 Lawrence Bradley 08:02:28
Copper 623 Ruth Pashley 08:02:32
Copper 540 Theresa Pass 08:02:41
Copper 590 Gerald Seaman 08:02:59
Copper 621 Alison Hemming 08:03:28
Copper 533 Kate Mitchell 08:21:07
Copper 532 Mark Chapman 08:21:21
Copper 542 Claire Lister 08:32:44
Copper 541 Charlotte Lister 08:32:59
Copper 625 James Dickson 08:33:54
Copper 624 Michelle Asba 08:34:11
Copper 608 Jane Russell 08:34:25
Copper 609   08:34:41
Copper 610   08:34:47
Copper 620 Gary Beard 08:35:29
Copper 595   08:36:03
Copper 593 Melissa Walsh 08:36:23
Copper 592 Tony Shaw 08:36:34
Copper 594   08:36:42
Copper 596   08:37:03
Copper 597   08:37:31
Copper 568 Lianna Bradshaw 08:40:58
Copper 570 Mike Lloyd 08:41:01
Copper 569 Luci Lloyd 08:41:12
Copper 607 Lindsey King 08:42:08
Copper 606 David King 08:42:09
Copper 584 Tricia Keenan 08:52:35
Copper 586 Susan Morrison 08:52:43
Copper 585 Anna Morrison 08:52:43
Copper 583 Gerard Keenan 08:52:44
Copper 587 Pauline Sheaff 08:52:58
Copper 581 Gerry Cavani 08:52:59
Copper 582 Kirsten Coope 08:54:38
Copper 561 Wayne Heatherington 08:55:03
Copper 588 Emma Warburton 09:00:09
Copper 514 Louise Richards 09:00:45
Copper 512 Hannah Cramp 09:01:15
Copper 513 Alex Gloster 09:01:16
Copper 515 Louise Williams 09:02:09
Copper 530 Amanda Pawliszyn 09:21:07
Copper 531 Andrew Pawliszyn 09:21:23
Copper 516 Ferran Clar 09:22:49
Copper 522 Brett Sanders 09:24:31
Copper 523 Masha Tarnacska 09:24:38
Copper 612 Yasmin Khatib 09:44:05
Copper 615 Roisin Carr 09:44:16
Copper 616 Manjit Kang 09:44:22
Copper 611 Tazeen Khatib 09:44:28
Copper 617 Lauren McKirdy 09:47:26
Copper 601 Dominic Divers 09:48:21
Copper 605 Shanica Hutchinson 09:48:27
Copper 604 Mathew Jones 09:49:32
Copper 600 Cheryl McLaughlin 09:50:11
Copper 603 Jen Woolmer 09:50:18
Copper 505 Elizabeth Brown 10:01:16
Copper 508 Helen Jakubowska 10:01:43
Copper 506 Anya Esser 10:02:01
Copper 509 Angela Lockhart-Dibble 10:02:03
Copper 507 Vivien Garlick 10:02:04
Copper 511 Sarah Wardle 10:02:20
Copper 551 Sam Watts DNF
Copper 546 Phil Davison DNF
Copper 518 Pete Gardner DNF
Copper 591 Patricia VIlches DNF
Copper 520 Lizzie Martinez-Thompson DNF
Copper 517 Jon Gardner DNF
Copper 519 Jane Harrison DNF
Copper 521 Amy Sanders DNF
Copper 552   DNF
BBD Run 710 Rebecca Clephan 00:54:00
BBD Run 709 Michael Fazakerley 00:54:00
BBD Run 711 Drew Norcup 00:55:00
BBD Run 708 Chris Fazakerley 00:55:00
BBD Run 725 Gareth Davies 01:02:03
BBD Run 721 Lara Dickinson 01:05:16
BBD Run 727 Robert Taylor 01:08:27
BBD Run 712 Chris Holdsworth 01:08:47
BBD Run 726 MIKE THOMAS 01:08:58
BBD Run 720 Ieva Kampaite 01:09:09
BBD Run 730 Rod Hewson 01:11:21
BBD Run 728 Shaun Bunting 01:13:46
BBD Run 713 Liz Holdsworth 01:13:57
BBD Run 714 Kat Walsh 01:14:04
BBD Run 724 Viktorija Jokubaityte 01:14:15
BBD Run 705 Abigail Guettler 01:44:42
BBD Run 706 Denise JEMIL 01:44:47
BBD Run 707 finbarr lehane 01:44:57
BBD Walk 703 Steven Baron 02:38:01
BBD Walk 704 Jacqueline Baron 02:38:16
BBD Walk 702 Martin Calcutt 02:51:01

20-21 September 2019

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Prizes awarded at the Peak District Challenge 2019

 

Fastest Gold Ultra:

  • Running Bear: Ground Control Fell Running Shoes Voucher
  • Dark Peak Jacket
  • Pieroth Wine tasting experience

Fastest Silver

  • Running Bear: Ground Control Fell Running Shoes Voucher
  • Dark Peak Jacket
  • Pieroth Wine tasting experience

Fastest Bronze

  • Alpkit Voucher
  • Tickets to the Euorpean Film Festival Tour
  • Dark Peak Jacket

Fastest Copper

  • Peak Performance Sports Massage
  • Tickets to the Banff Film Festival World Tour
  • Dark Peak Jacket

Fastest BBD

  • Wilderness Development Experience
  • Dark Peak Jacket

Best Photo

  • 4 Hour 1-2-1 Photography Session with Photograhper Aiden O’Rourke

Best Video

  • Pieroth Wine tasting experience

Most Money Raised

  • Pieroth Wine tasting experience

 

Dark Peak – For every jacket sold, Dark Peak promise to give another jacket to the homeless. They are giving us one of their fab Nessh Insulated Jackets as a prize! www.darkpeakgear.com

Alpkit –  British Outdoor company Alpkit will be providing £50 of Alpkit spending money to the winner of the Bronze 50Km to ‘Go Nice Places, Do Nice things’ www.alpkit.com

Peak Performance – Sports Massage specialists Peak Performance Sheffield will be donating 2 X 1 hour sports massages to the prize pot.  www.peakperformancesheffield.com

 

 

 

Wilderness Development – Providers of outdoor skills, development and training courses throughout the Peak District, they will be supplying outdoor adventure experiences as prizes for the Back Before Dark event.  www.wilderness-development.com

 

The Banff Mountain Film Festival – The best new films from the worlds most prestigious film festival. Providing tickets to one of the UK showings. www.banff-uk.com

 

 

Hard Bar – Ethically and organically sourced ‘real food’ fuel for the hills. Hard Bar are supplying every Silver and Gold Athlete with one of their delicious bars for the run. www.hard.bar

 

 

 

Hathersage Swimming Pool – A beautiful heated outdoor pool in the heart of Hathersage. The pool will be offering a discounted swim for all on our celebration day on Sunday.  www.hathersageswimmingpool.co.uk

 

European Outdoor Film Tour – Win Film Festival tickets to watch inspiration to adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts, with EOFT’s unique stories, exciting protagonists, and spectacular scenery from the wildest corners of our planet. In addition to classic disciplines like mountain biking, freeriding, and alpine expeditions, the tour also features new and unexpected variations of outdoor sports as well as off-the-beaten-track destinations. This year‘s program is full of compelling contrasts, and it features several world premieres. https://gb.eoft.eu/

Frog and Bucket Comedy Club – Win tickets to this amazing award winning comedy club in Manchester. After completing your epic challenge it will be a great chance to go and laugh away your aches and pains after the event.  www.frogandbucket.com

Go Outdoors in Hathersage – The wonderful local GO Outdoors shop in Hathersage is offering us a fantastic prize that will help you in your future outdoor adventures.  https://www.gooutdoors.co.uk/stores/hathersage

Swizzels – We are delighted to be partnering with Swizzels sweets who are based in the Peak District. They will be providing some tasty treats for all the entrants in their goody bags. Yum! https://swizzels.com/

 

The 8th Day Co-operative – Are kindly offering some vouchers as prizes for a lucky winner to enjoy in their amazing shop or cafe. They are a 100% Vegetarian Health Food Store and Café, and one of the longest running Worker Co-operatives in the North West. http://8thday.coop/

 

Unicorn Grocery – They are generously giving a hamper of goodies as a raffle prize! Unicorn was established by a small group of people committed to social change, who had a vision for the kind of shop that they wanted to shop in themselves. A place where wholesome tasty food, sourced with care, would be sold at affordable prices. A shop owned and run by motivated owner-members following a shared social and environmental agenda. https://www.unicorn-grocery.coop

Cintra’s Tearooms – A picturesque licensed tea rooms and gardens in the heart of Heathersage. They are supporting the event with vouchers for tea for two to their amazing cafe. A perfect treat you will deserve after doing your challenge. https://www.cintrastearooms.co.uk

BIDBI – A fantastic Sheffield based organisation who are kindly providing you all with organic fairtrade goody bags that are made to last. https://www.bidbi.co.uk

Running Bear – We are so happy to announce that Cheshire based Running Bear will be providing a star prize again in 2019 of a voucher for £80 fell running shoes. Something you might need if you just ran/ walked 100KM!  https://runningbear.co.uk

Pieroth Wines – We are excited to be partnering with Pieroth wines to offer some amazing home wine tasting vouchers as prizes for you to enjoy with your friends. A great way to celebrate after doing your challenge! www.pieroth.co.uk 

Aidan O’Rourke Photography – We are delighted to be partnering with Aidan to offer a fantastic photography prize for the winner of our photograph competition. Remember you have to be in it to win it! https://www.aidan.co.uk/