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2017 EVENT LISTINGFiltered by: Other (22 Events) [clear]

Welcome to the event listings for the 2017 South Pennine Walk and Ride Festival. As we have so many events in 2017 we've introduced a new feature - you can now search the listings by activity, or by Local Authority area, using the filters on the right of the page. Then click on the event of your choice to get full details about start times and locations.

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For self guided routes throughout the year visit www.walkridesouthpennines.co.uk.

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Nordic Walk

09th September - Saddleworth Nordic Walk

Start Time: 09:30
Come and try Nordic Walking! Use your upper body to make walking twice as effective. Suitable for all abilities and ages. Poles provided. Gentle to moderate. Join us for coffee after.
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Rock Climbing

10th September - Outdoor Climbing

Start Time: 10:00
Let us go climbing outside! Contact us on 01706370499 to book and confirm your places. We will bring all the equipment, all you will need is: appropriate footwear to walk and climb, appropriate clothing, layers are best and food and water for a day out.
Event

10th September - Work Rest Eat Play Repeat

Start Time: 10:00
Drop-in sessions to find out how you can increase you activity levels, physical fitness, mental health with run and ride events and taster fitness classes. More information from graemewoodward@hotmail.com
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Event

11th September - Work Rest Eat Play Repeat

Start Time: 08:00
Drop-in sessions that will be focused on how local businesses can increase the health of their employees and will be hosted by the Mytholmroyd Business Network, Royd Regeneration and Mytholmroyd Community Centre.
Run and Ride

11th September - Run and Ride the Calder Valley Trails and Moors

Start Time: 09:00
Runs and mountain bike rides covering the trails and moors of the Upper Calder Valley, Stoodley Pike and Cragg Vale.
Nordic Walk

11th September - Nordic Walking

Start Time: 10:00
Nordic walking uses 90% of muscles but reduces stress on joints. Suitable for novices and experienced, equipment provided.
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Trike

12th September - Huddersfield Narrow Canal Ramble

Start Time: 11:00
Inclusive ramble along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, suitable for everyone including those using Mountain Trike off-road wheelchairs. People who use other types of off-road mobility equipment are welcome to join the ramble. £32.50 to hire one of our Mountain Trikes for the day. £12.50 ramble fee only. Hire charge helps with the sustainability of our CIC business.
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Training

14th September - National Navigation Award Scheme - Silver Day 1

Start Time: 09:30
Breaking down navigation into stages, attack point, use of accurate compass bearings, aiming-off and effects of route choice on the walker with Outdoor Activities Service and Alternative Adventures. Certificates awarded. Part 2 on 15th.
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Training

15th September - National Navigation Scheme - Silver Day 2

Start Time: 09:30
Breaking down navigation into stages, attack point, use of accurate compass bearings, aiming-off and effects of route choice on the walker with Outdoor Activities Service and Alternative Adventures. Certificates awarded. Part 1 on 14th September.
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Walk and Woodland Activities

16th September - Alpaca Trekking and Bushcraft Day

Start Time: 10:00
Alpaca walking and Woodland activities for all the family. Some rough terrain. Parking available.
Run

16th September - Cross Keys Road & Fell Relay

Start Time: 13:00
A unique event where teams of four runners contest a relay over two road legs of 3 miles and two fell legs of 2.5 miles. Team prizes available in various categories. http://www.saddleworth-runners.co.uk/cross-keys-road-fell-relay/
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Run

17th September - Introduction to Trail Running and Navigation

Start Time: 10:00
Introduction to trail and fell running over the paths, hills and moors involving uphill and downhill technique and a major focus on navigating skills on the run. Run by qualified coaches.
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Training

18th September - National Navigation Award Scheme - Bronze - Day 1

Start Time: 09:30
Award covers understanding map symbols, settings or orientating the map, use of handrails, estimation of distance and time. Certificates awarded. Day 2 on the 19th.
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Training

19th September - National Navigation Award Scheme - Bronze - Day 2

Start Time: 09:00
Award covers understanding map symbols, setting or orientating the map, use of handrails, estimation of distance and time. Certificates awarded. Day 1 on the 18th.
Run

19th September - Run from the Museum

Start Time: 18:00
Run from the museum up into the hills of Saddleworth along bridleway, canal towpath and section of road. Suitable for experienced runners. Trail/fell trainers strongly advised.
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Training

21st September - Mountain Training - Hill Skills - Day 1

Start Time: 09:30
For novice walkers to develop a practical understanding of how to plan walks, become familiar with the map and learn about equipment required. Certificates awarded.
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21st September - BogFest – day 1

Start Time: 10:00
A free, three day festival-style event to celebrate our uplands and blanket bogs with activities and entertainment for everyone. The two day conference (Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd September) is free but booking required. Visit: www.moorsforthefuture.org.uk to find out more. Public engagement activities taking place throughout the Thursday and Friday. There will also be a special day of events on Saturday 23rd September which is completely free to attend and no registration is necessary – just turn up on the day and enjoy! Pay and display car park available in Edale, just a 5 minute walk from the Moorland Centre. Edale train station also a 5 minute walk away from the Moorland Centre. Hosted by Moors for the Future Partnership and IUCN UK Peatland Programme, BogFest will encompass a festival atmosphere with Bogtastic activities, walks, talks, entertainment, music, refreshments and more!
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22nd September - Saddleworth Outdoor Festival – day 1

Start Time: 08:00
A fun-filled weekend of outdoor pursuits, including an illustrated talk night.
Event

22nd September - BogFest - Day 2

Start Time: 10:00
A free, three day festival-style event to celebrate our uplands and blanket bogs with activities and entertainment for everyone.The two day conference (Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd September) is free but booking required. Visit: www.moorsforthefuture.org.uk to find out more. Public engagement activities taking place throughout the Thursday and Friday. There will also be a special day of events on Saturday 23rd September is completely free to attend and no registration is necessary – just turn up on the day and enjoy! Pay and display car park available in Edale, just a 5 minute walk from the Moorland Centre. Edale train station also a 5 minute walk away from the Moorland Centre. Hosted by Moors for the Future Partnership and IUCN UK Peatland Programme, BogFest will encompass a festival atmosphere with Bogtastic activities, walks, talks, entertainment, music, refreshments and more!
Evening Talk

22nd September - An Evening of Adventure Talk Night, Saddleworth Outdoor Festival

Start Time: 19:00
Enjoy an exciting evening of illustrated talks, listening to a selection of speakers who will awaken the inner adventurer in you. Charity raffle to raise funds for Oldham Mountain Rescue Team.
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Event

23rd September - Saddleworth Outdoor Festival – day 2

Start Time: 08:00
A fun-filled weekend of outdoor pursuits, including an illustrated talk night.
Event

23rd September - BogFest - Day 3

Start Time: 10:00
A special day of events on Saturday 23rd September completely free to attend and no registration is necessary – just turn up on the day and enjoy! Pay and display car park available in Edale, just a 5 minute walk from the Moorland Centre. Edale train station also a 5 minute walk away from the Moorland Centre. Hosted by Moors for the Future Partnership and IUCN UK Peatland Programme, BogFest will encompass a festival atmosphere with Bogtastic activities, walks, talks, entertainment, music, refreshments and more!
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