***The road races are going virtual this April*** Please see below for dates available to complete these in 2021

The trail race is scheduled to go ahead on Saturday July 17th 2021

You can run the following routes on the following dates, prizes for winners, signed routes and medals for all finishers.

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Barley Village Hall, Barley, Pendle, BB12 9JU


Event / Race When Entry Fee
Half marathon  20th – 25th April £10
10k  13th – 18th April £10
5k  6th – 11th April £10
Trail Race Saturday 17th July £15


Beautiful, scenic routes in stunning Pendleside.

    • The road race routes are designed to be challenging yet scenic. The half marathon has over 2,000ft of ascent (must be one of the most challenging road half marathons in the country) and the 10k over 800ft!
    • The trail race is slightly kinder at just over 5 miles but just as beautiful.
    • Goodies for all finishers.
    • The village of Barley is a great base for families with a playground, a sculpture trail, a selection of cafes/pubs.
    • Home cooked food, bag storage, toilets and changing facilities are provided.
    • All runners must register and collect their numbers before their race at Event HQ at Barley Village Hall.
    • Entry on Day available (if limits aren’t reached) at increased price level.
    • Why not make a weekend of it and challenge yourself to 2 races – Accommodation available locally.
    • Cut off time for half marathon – you must reach Barley (6 miles) in under 1 hour 15 minutes to be able to continue on the half route. Anyone arriving after this time must retire and will be given a time for the 10K.

You can book onto any of the Pendle Running Festival races through the View Event Info Button, or by post:

Book by Post

If you would like to book your place in any of the Pendle Running Festival races via email or post, please request an entry form from Molly, who will send you a form to print and complete – with details of where to return the form and cheque payment.