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					Conditions of entry
1. The walk is open to any age; persons aged under 16 must walk with an appropriate adult.

2. Dogs are allowed as long as they are kept strictly under control and on a lead.

3. The object is to complete the walk within 11 hours, starting at 9.00 am.

4. A list of checkpoint opening and closing times will be included in the final

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details. Any entrant arriving at the checkpoint after its closing time, or deemed likely not to make the

closing time of the next checkpoint will be asked to retire.

5. Each walker must carry the minimum equipment as follows: a. Either 1:25000 OS Explorer Map –

Chesterfield & Alfreton, sheet no 269, or 1:50000 sheet numbers 119, Buxton & Matlock and sheet

number 120. Mansfield & Worksop. Both maps 119 & 120 cover the whole route b. Suitable

equipment and clothing to ensure safety for the duration of the walk. c. Food and drinks for
                                                                                                            Up to 20 miles charity circular walk through
consumption en route (drinks will be provided at all checkpoints and biscuits at some) d. A first aid
                                                                                                           North East Derbyshire, including the villages
kit including treatments for blisters, bites and cuts and suntan cream.

6. All walkers must respect farm property and honour the Country Code. Footpaths must be used at
                                                                                                              of Tupton, Holmgate, Handley, Ogston,
all times and short cuts across farm land or other private property is forbidden. The busy A61 trunk
                                                                                                           Stretton, Pilsley, Holmewood, Grassmoor and
road runs through the centre of the circuit and MUST NOT be used except at crossing points.                   Wingerworth. Starting and finishing at
PLEASE CROSS WITH CARE using the provided marshals.                                                                      Tupton Hall School.
7. Competitors retiring should do so only at official checkpoints. Transport to the finish will be

provided. Entrants who retire MUST report to the staff at the finish.                                        Open to all ages and abilities, participants can
8. The entry fee is £5.00. (£6.00 on the day) For any cancellation before 30th April, the fee will be      choose which sections they want to walk. An Entry
returned less £2.00. No entry fees can be returned after that date.                                            form must be completed before the event.
9. An Entry form and health & safety questionnaire must be completed before the event for each


10. All money received from entry fees and sponsorship will do directly to the chosen charities. 3rd

Wingerworth Scout Group will deal with all the money on our behalf.
                                                                                                                Organised by Clay Cross Area Safer
11. Entrants' details are temporarily held on computer for the purpose of the walk. If you object to
                                                                                                                     Neighbourhood Teams
this, you are requested to inform the organisers.

12. The organisers reserve the right to incorporate additional rules as they think necessary. Their
                                                                                                                      Entry fee £5 (£6 on day)
decision will be final.
                                                                                                            Sponsorship in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support,
                                                                                                           Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance
                             DAMAGE OR LOSS HOWSOEVER SUSTAINED
                                                                                                                        and other local charities.
Details of the event                                                    On acceptance of your application, you will receive written
                                                                        confirmation of your place.
Up to 20 miles walk in North East Derbyshire. Starting in the village
of Tupton and wandering through Handley, Stretton, Pilsley, then        In March/April, or soon after, we will send you the final instructions
along the 5 Pits trail round Holmewood in to Grassmoor and then         which will include:
passing through Wingerworth to return to Tupton Hall School. The        the recommended route, a list of checkpoint opening and closing
walk is organised by the North East Derbyshire, South Section           times, a map of the area showing the Registration Point and free car
Safer Neighbourhood Teams and in aid of a number of Charities           parks and telephone numbers for any queries about the walk
including Macmillian Cancer Support, Derbyshire, Leicestershire
and Rutland Air Ambulance, and many other local charities and           The route is defined by the following checkpoints which must be
community groups.                                                       visited in order:

                                                                         REGISTRATION        Tupton Hall School                  GR   395652
Although the full walk is approximately 20 miles participants can
                                                                         START               Tupton Hall School Car Park         GR   395652
choose which stretch of the route they would like to walk, for
                                                                         CHECKPOINT 1        Holmgate Village Hall               GR   382639
example you may want to start at checkpoint 3 at Pilsley and walk        CHECKPOINT 2        Fletcherhill Car Park (Ogston)      GR   375611
to the finish which is around 10 miles. This can be stated on the        CHECKPOINT 3        Pilsley St. Mary ‘s Centre          GR   424623
entry form. Disabled access is available along the 5 Pits Trail from     CHECKPOINT 4        Holmewood Church                    GR   435659
the Countryside Car Park in Pilsley to Grassmoor.                        CHECKPOINT 5        Grassmoor Community Centre          GR   404673
                                                                         FINISH              Tupton Hall School                  GR   395652
There will be a £5 non refundable fee for all walkers who reserve a
place. This will be £6 on the day. All walkers will be asked to         We recommend that the Ordnance Survey map 1:25000 Explorer Map
complete a sponsor form before the event to raise valuable funds        – Chesterfield & Alfreton, sheet no 269, is used and carried
for the chosen charities. To avoid disappointment, it is                throughout the walk and 1:50000 sheet numbers 119, Buxton &
recommended that you reserve your place as soon as possible.            Matlock and sheet number 120. Mansfield & Worksop. Both maps 119
                                                                        & 120 cover the whole route and can also be used.
                                                                        The object is to complete the circuit within 11 hours and a certificate
The entry fee includes:                                                 will be awarded to everyone who achieves this time.

Badges and certificates for all finishers                               For more information, or 07985937709
Transport to finish for entrants who retire                             Entry forms and details can be found at:
A copy of the results will be sent to you                            

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