First Sunday in October is the date for the 2023 Chelmorton Chase

Chelmorton Chase takes place next on the first Sunday of October 2023.

Set your diary for October 1st 2023.

Medals for first one hundred finishers remain, the one hundred pound club prize for first team also remains for 2023.

The course is a mixed five mile route with a strong starting climb and a downhill finish that starts and finishes in Main Street, in the village of Chelmorton in the heart of the Peak District at eleven hundred feet above sea level.

Mixed terrain, field grass, limestone track and tarmac make for a fast pace with terrific panoramas

More than a race, a village event. Ample car parking and toilets in Primitive Fields, SK17 9SH. Extensive marshalling and the famous set of blue arrows to follow between the limestone walls, a route below Chelmorton Low toward Taddington, returning down lanes for High Stool limestone track and then a picturesque downhill finish to Main Street.

The top team is set to return again for 2023, Race starter, Tracey, Lady of Hollinscough, Clerk of the course Andy Wilton, Senior Marshal Arthur Gratton, Timekeeper Judith Mellor, Flag marshal Steve Fenton, Road marshal Alan Atkinson, First aid, Andy Toogood, Medal secretary Dawn Atkin, Video media Paul Mellor.