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PTFA Easter Fell Run – Mountain Goat Route (7.8k)

£3.00

You are making a donation for a single entry for the “Mountain Goat” route.

The “Mountain Goat” route is 7.8k and is intended for older children (competent and experienced under 16s) and adults although anyone of any age group can enter if they wish.

It is down to the judgement and assessment of parents and carers whether your child is able to complete this course which must be completed accompanied by an adult. Suitable clothing and footwear for walking/running on countryside footpaths must be worn and consideration given to the weather conditions particularly in respect to conditions underfoot.

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You are making a donation for a single entry for the “Mountain Goat” route.

The “Mountain Goat” route is 7.8k and is intended for older children (competent and experienced under 16s) and adults although anyone of any age group can enter if they wish.

It is down to the judgement and assessment of parents and carers whether your child is able to complete this course which must be completed accompanied by an adult. Suitable clothing and footwear for walking/running on countryside footpaths must be worn and consideration given to the weather conditions particularly in respect to conditions underfoot.

By making a donation to take part in the activity you (or as an adult responsible for a child entering) are agreeing to the terms and disclaimer below.

If you have any questions or problems with the route or technology then please don’t hesitate to drop me a line using the details below. Likewise, if you encounter any problems on any of the routes (e.g footpath closures, unexpected hazards) then please let me know so that I can amend the details here.

Enjoy!

Andy Kirkland

07866 497094

andy@andykirkland.co.uk

How to enter

1) Read and understand the terms and disclaimer for the run. This is all for fun and is not intended as a time trial or serious race. Results will be published at the end of the time period.

2) Make a donation for your selected route and confirm your acceptance of the terms at the Hathersage PTFA website.

3) Once you’ve paid you will receive an email with a PIN for the route

4) Download MapRun6 to your phone (Android and iPhone versions are available and it’s free of charge):

App Store (iPhone)

Google Play (Android)

5) Enter your (or your child’s) details in the app. The details are only used for events you enter via MapRun to provide results. You can substitute you or your child’s surname with an initial if you wish (e.g Joe B). Please add your or your child’s age category after their surname/initial (e.g Joe Bloggs M8, Jane S F12 etc.). Categories are:

Infants boys M8
Infants girls F8
Juniors boys M12
Juniors girls F12
Seniors boys M16
Seniors girls F16
16+ men M
16+ women F

6) Select the correct event in the app by clicking on “Select Event” and then browse the folders to UK/Derbyshire/Hathersage/Hathersage PTFA and pick the route you’ve signed up for.

7) You will be asked for a PIN; enter the one received in step 2!

8) Do the run! Once you are ready, click “Go to start” and once you are within 30m of the start point (the junction between Baulk Lane and the path up to the church) your timer will start! If it starts too early then you can click the “Home” icon to exit and then just start again.

9) MapRun will record your route and times automatically and will beep each time you go through one of the waypoints on the route.

10) Bask in the glory of having completed the route! Well done!

11) You can repeat the route as many times as you like up until the close of the event (30th April) and improve your time!

12) Results, for fun, will be published after the 30th April 2021 on the Hathersage PTFA website.

Terms and Disclaimer

This activity is to be carried out before the end of 30th April 2021 and is run in your own time at your own risk.

All routes

  • All government guidelines regarding Covid-19 must be followed (i.e social distancing, number of people meeting etc.)
  • Please be Covid-19 aware regarding the touching of gates, stiles and latches
  • 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.
  • You are entering and running this activity at your own risk and we 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.
  • Participation requires adult/parental supervision for children under 16.
  • Routes are not marshalled or marked.
  • All routes are on public rights of way/access land and do not go onto private land.
  • Be aware of footpaths running through/near residential properties and keep noise and disturbance to a minimum.
  • All routes cross walls/fences/boundaries using stiles or gates; there is no need to climb walls or fences at any time.
  • Routes are predominantly off-road and attention must be paid to paths being muddy, slippy, rocky etc. as well as other expected hazards associated with paths in open countryside (e.g protruding branches, roots, thorns, nettles, dog poo, rabbit holes etc.).
  • Pay attention to livestock – especially cows. If in doubt, do not enter a field containing cattle.
  • It is recommended that routes are run in daylight/good weather.
  • It is lambing/nesting season so please stay on footpaths and keep any dogs on leads.

Hare and Mountain Goat Routes

  • Be aware of traffic on short road sections and crossings.

Mountain Goat Route

  • This route goes through open countryside over rough terrain. Awareness and experience of running in open countryside is required.
  • Suitable clothing, footwear and route knowledge or being able to navigate are essential
  • Carrying FRA minimum kit is highly recommended:
    • Waterproof whole body cover (with taped seams and integrated attached hood)
    • Hat
    • Gloves
    • Map of the route
    • Compass
    • Whistle
    • Emergency food
  • Carrying a charged mobile phone and being registered with the 999 text service is also recommended. Text ‘register’ to 999 to register for the service and receive instructions.