Entry Qualification

Please ensure you read all the Race Information before making an entry to the race

Online ENTries for the 2020 race will open on the 1st february 2020

Entries will be accepted from runners aged not less than 18 on race day who have either:-

a. Completed the Three Peaks Race in one of the last three years.

b. Since January 2018 have completed two different races from the following categories

Fell Races

Any Category AM, AL, or BL race registered with the following organisations:

  • FRA (Fell Runners Association) click here for FRA race calendar

  • SHR (Scottish Hill Runners) click here for SHR race calendar

  • WFRA (Welsh Fell Runners Association) click here for WFRA race calendar

Race severity categories
Category A: Should average not less than 50 metres climb per kilometre.Should not have more than 20% of the race distance on road. Should be at least 1.5 kilometres in length.
Category B: Should average not less than 25 metres climb per kilometre.Should not have more than 30% of the race distance on road.

Race length categories
L (Long): 20 kilometres or over
M (Medium): Over 10 but under 20 kilometres

Mountain Marathons

Elite or A class from the following:

  • OMM (Original Mountaion Marathon)

  • LAMM (Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon)

  • Mourne Mountain Marathon

  • Marmot Dark Mountains

  • ROC Mountain Marathon

  • SLMM (Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon) - accepted classes: KLETS Classic, Pillar, or Bowfell

Trail Races

Any of the following races (no other Trail Races will be considered):

  • Coniston Trail Marathon

  • Lakes in a Day

  • Lakeland 100 or 50

  • Peak Skyline

  • Piece of Cake Marathon

  • Snowdon Trail Running Challenge Marathon **NEW**

  • Exmoor Trail Running Challenge Marathon **NEW**

  • Dartmoor Trail Running Challenge Marathon **NEW**

  • Lulworth Cove Marathon **NEW**

  • South West Coast Trail Marathon **NEW**

  • Brecon Beacons Trail Running Challenge Marathon **NEW**

  • Wooler Trail Marathon **NEW**

  • Exmoor Stagger **NEW**

  • Dales Trail 42km **NEW**

  • Scafell Pike Trail Marathon **NEW**

Overseas competitors must submit full details of experience for similar categories of races completed


If you submit an entry but do not meet the entry requirement your entry will NOT be accepted.

There are no refunds or deferrals to the following year.