The route starts and finishes at Manor Park in Old Glossop.
Starting from Manor Park in Old Glossop, Doctors Gate is a 12.7 mile fell race with nearly 3000 ft of scent. The route takes you along the old packhorse route out of Old Glossop to where it meets the Pennine Way, before heading to Higher Shelf Stones, then on to Lower Shelf Stones. After returning to Doctors Gate, the route then climbs James Thorn, via Shelf Benches, before returning to Old Glossop via Dog Rock, Torside Clough and Cock Hill.
Entry is by online pre-entry only. There is no entry on the day. Entries will close by midnight on the 11th October.
New covid guidelines means setting off in groups of 6 where we will try to pick the quickest groups to slowest to reduce overtaking.
There will not be a presentation at the end as prizes will posted to the category winners. This will reduce the mass gatherings at the end.