A Category B Short Fell Race, 5.2km with 800ft ascent, starting near the Crown Hotel on Lever Park Avenue in Horwich. This iconic race takes a route up to Rivington Pike and back, this is a short but hard fell race suitable for everyone. The race is run in conjunction with Walsh Sports and is very kindly sponsored by The Rotary Club Of Horwich. The race traditionally takes place on Easter Saturday.
2021 Race Update
This years pike race will take place on Saturday September 11th at the normal time of 3pm. The race this year will be held in Memory of local legend Ron Hill. The race will be attended by past winners and a commemorative programme will be produced and distributed to all competitors. This years race is online entry and will be chip timed. Entry for the race can be found at Mad Bull Events.