Membership fees

Despite the name, the club participates in all disciplines of running, fell, cross country and road and welcomes applications from runners of all abilities to join us. If you are not sure if the club is for you, why not come to one of our training sessions or one of our regular pub runs. You will be under no obligation to join, but you will get a feel for the club and a better idea if the club is for you. You can merely turn up to a training session unannounced, but it would be better if you contacted our club secretary first (details on the contacts page) and let him know that you will be coming and he will make sure that whoever is leading the group will look out for you. If you are an absolute beginner to running, you too are most welcome to join us in one of our sessions, but please contact our secretary first and he will make sure that you will have a programme with which you are comfortable. Membership fees for the club are as follows:
  • Seniors
  • For members over the age of 18
  • £10/year
  • For runners of all abilities over the age of 18
  • For runners participating in all disciplines of running, fell, cross country and road running
  • Regular training and coaching sessions provided
  • Apply
  • Juniors
  • For members under the age of 18
  • FREE
  • For runners of all abilities under the age of 18.
  • Regular (weekly) training sessions led by experienced runners/coaches
  • Advice about how to train properly so juniors can develop as athletes
  • Apply
  • Non-runners
  • For non-running members
  • £5/year
  • For supporters of the club and club members
  • Support the club and all the senior and junior runners
  • Apply
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Races We Organise
Saturday, 21 September 2013

Kelbrook Fell Race - Saturday 3 June 2023

This race was first organised by Rev Andrew Proctor, the vicar of Kelbrook Parish Church in conjunction with a garden party held in the grounds of the vicarage, with the profits going towards church finances.

Later, the race became part of the Pendle & Burnley Grand Prix with a consequential increase in the numbers taking part and the vicarage garden party gave way to Kelbrook Gala The original race route went up Waterloo Road and on to Cob Lane before heading out on to the fells, but a new route was introduced in 2003 which took out the road sections and made the race trail and fell only.

Part of the race is over private land, so please do not recce it before race day, as this could prejudice the future of the race.


Registration will be open from 9:00 am and will take place in:

Kelbrook Village Hall
Dotcliffe Road
BB18 6TQ

The race starts at 10:30 am and the entry fee is £6.00.  It is a mixture of road, trail and fell.  It is 5.5km / 3.4 miles long, with 213m / 699 ft of ascent.

Minimum age to enter - 16.


Parking is restricted in the village, so please use the designated car park opposite the church.

Race Map

The race goes over private land by kind permission of the local farmers.  Please therefore do not recce the race before race day as this could prejudice the future of the race.

Roll of Honour

Course Records - 2003 onwards

M - 2012 Sam Tosh 20:53
F - 2011 Tara Krzwici 24:34


2021 2011 2001 1991 1981
2022 2012 2002 1992 1982
  2013 2003 1993 1983
  2014 2004 1994 1984


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  2019 2009 1999 1989
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About us

The main aims of the club are to increase the participation of running in Barnoldswick and to keep organised running as accessible as possible.