Runners set for Peak race

The annual Peak Forest Fell Race will be held on Sunday July 8.

The 9.7-kilometre race, with a climb of 198 metres, starts at 11.15am on Church Lane.

Registration will take place in the Reading Room, at the road’s junction with the A623. The entrance fee is £5.

Parking will be available on the village recreation ground.

Funds raised through the event are in aid of the Reading Room, which is the local community centre.

Participants requiring more information, or to act as a marshall on the day, are asked to contact Chris Hopley on 01298 23358.

l The Great Bakewell Pudding Race will take place on Sunday July 1, starting from Bakewell recreation ground at 11am.

The event features two races - a senior fell run of 10.4 kilometres and a junior/fun run of 4.2 kilometres.

Entry, payable on the day, is £5 for adults and £2.50 for children and students.

For further details, visit or contact John Scott on or 01629 814217/07977 565335.

Money raised by the run is donated to local charities, and any organisation requiring funds should contact John.