The Dovedale Dash is a cross country race of 4 3/4 mile, run by 1200 to 1400 people of all abilities. The venue is the picturesque area around the village of Thorpe near Ashbourne andDovedale in the south of the Derbyshire Peak District.
The course is mainly along field paths and open ground in the valleys of the river Dove and Manifold. One of the excitements is the crossing of the rivers Dove at the well known Stepping Stones.
Children’s race: There is a separate race for the under 10’s and under 8’s starting at 10:00 am. The race starts at the bottom of Thorpe Cloud a short distance across the field from registration. The race is c1¼ mile and runs down to the river Dove, under Thorpe Cloud and back up Lin Dale to the main race finish. You can accompany your children should you choose to.
There is no pre-registration, and all runners must register on the day of the run.
Car parking will not be charged.
Entry is £5 per runner except for under-14s at £3. There are no other reductions.
Please bring the right money if you can. It saves time for signing on.