Hexhamshire Hobble

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

2023 Angus Tait 29th Memorial Hexhamshire Hobble Fell Race

Sunday 3 December 2023

11:00am Shilburn Road
Shilburn Road
C Medium – 10.5miles(16.8km) 1250ft (379m) ascent
Allendale Primary School Sports Hall from 9:30am
Open Male, Open Female, Veteran Male, Veteran Female (no runner may claim more than one individual prize) First local man & woman (i.e. resident in the Allen Valley) Team (4 for men/3 for women) – based on finish time
Ample parking at Allendale Primary School and in the Village.
Toilets and limited changing facilities. Usual FREE hot drinks and cake post race for participants. Vegan and gluten free available

Conditions can be severe on the fells, particularly this time of year. The organisers reserve the right to cancel the race in the event of exceptionally inclement weather which could prejudice the safety of the competitors.

FRA safety conditions will apply. Over 18 only. All competitors must carry whistle, 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. Failure to comply with kit requirements can result in disqualification and a ban from FRA permitted races. Competitors must be prepared to accept these requirements as a condition of race entry. No dogs allowed. http://fellrunner.org.uk

Postal entry Online Entry

Postal and online entries close Saturday 25 November 2023, but entries will be accepted on the day.

Route and profile

NB: The 2021 Hobble will be run anti-clockwise.

Hexhamshire Hobble route

NB: In the profile below corresponds left-to-right corresponds to the anticlockwise route.

Hexhamshire Hobble course profile