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Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Great Strides™ - Peak District


13th June 2020


Peak District National Park

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Join Team CF on this new route, taking in the best scenery the Peak District has to offer.

Entry details

Teams must be a minimum of four people and a maximum of six to take part in this charity walk, plus a support driver and vehicle for each team. They will meet you at designated checkpoints and help you refuel ahead of the next section of the trek. The closing date for applications is 16 May 2020.

Registration opens at 5am ahead of the 6am start. Both hike routes are self navigated.

Route Details 65km:

  • A circular route of approx. 65km (40 miles) 
  • We have a 16-hour target for completing this route

Starting in the picturesque market town of Castleton, this sponsored walk starts off with a small climb, heading for the summit of the mighty Mam Tor. From there we turn south towards Millers Dale where the route joins the Monsal Trail towards Bakewell and Rowsley. The route then passes through the world famous grounds of Chatsworth Estate and up towards some spectacular scenery and incredible 360 views at Curbar Edge. The final section of the route takes in the quaint villages of Bamford and Hope Valley before arriving safely back in Castleton. 

Route Details 40km:

  • A circular route of approx. 40km (24 miles) 
  • We have a 14-hour target for completing this route 

Also starting in Castleton this new route follows the 65km walk as far South as Millers Dale, while the others join the Monsal Trail you will head North East towards the villages of Tideswell and Great Hucklow. From there you will take in the incredible wilderness of Abney Moor before landing in Hope Valley for a short road section back to Castleton.

Why walk for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust?

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to fighting for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis for everyone living with the condition. We are investing in cutting-edge research, supporting clinical care, and campaigning tirelessly on the issues that matter, but we need your help. Together we will beat cystic fibrosis for good.

Still need persuading? Let us show you in 20 seconds why the Peak District is the place to take your first Great Strides!


Sign up - 40km

Take on the 40km challenge and help us beat cystic fibrosis for good.

Sign up - 65km

Tackle the full 65km and join the fight for a life unlimited.

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