St John's New Year's Day Fell Race 2018


One of the highlights of the local sporting calendar takes place on New Years Day with the St John's Fell Race, sponsored by David Cretney.

This annual event will take place at 1:30pm at the St John's & Peel Cricket field with registration from 12:15pm inside the St John's FC Clubhouse. Please avoid the playing areas on both grounds.

Online registration is now closed but entries will also we available on the day.

Fancy dress is encouraged but please bear in mind the race is held under FRA rules so nothing too extreme please!

Ample parking is available at the football club, the old railway station car park and the DEFA car park on Foxdale Road. Please park responsibly.

All competitors are strongly advised to carry a waterproof jacket - this will be compulsory if weather conditions are very poor. Headphones of any description are not permitted.

The 5km course is fully marked and is an exciting challenge to start the New Year. The race will also incorporate the opening round of the Junior Fell Running League which will be held over the short races in this year's league. Minimum age is 12. Further details on the remaining junior league races will follow.

Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Clubhouse and the bar is open. All entry fees will go toward the Ramsey Pier Restoration fund. All other donations accepted.

Get a taste for the event via this video, kindly compiled by Tibor Miklos