Hexhamshire Hobble

The Angus Tait Memorial Hexhamshire Hobble ("the Hobble") is an annual fell race of about 10 miles across Hexhamshire Common.

The Club has organised the Hobble since 2009.

Information for entrants

FRA safety conditions will apply.

Over 18 only.

All competitors must carry:

  • whistle,
  • compass
  • and map suitable for navigating the course (OS 1:25,000 Explorer OL43 or 1:50,000 Landranger 87)
  • full body waterproof cover and emergency food.

MP3 players, ipods and the like are strictly forbidden and will result in immediate removal from the race and disqualification.

Kit checks will be carried out.

Further details from Brendon Jackson 07904030081 or allenvalleystriders@hotmail.com

Failure to comply with kit requirements can result in disqualification and a ban from FRA permitted races.

If for any reason a competitor has to retire during a race he/she must notify the officials at the finish.

Competitors must be prepared to accept these requirements as a condition of race entry

Route and profile

Hexhamshire Hobble route

Hexhamshire Hobble course profile