Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Entry

Application Forms

On receipt of your electronic application you will receive confirmation of your entry together with detail on where to review the route.

Refunds & Cancellations

We don’t offer refunds for The Grindleford Gallop – sorry. You are however able to edit your entry to allow someone else to enter in your place


This is a late Winter/early Spring event and we do expect entrants to carry clothing, emergency equipment and rations suitable for the varying, and possibly extreme, weather conditions. The recommended kit is: full body cover, hat, gloves, compass, whistle and emergency food.


As this event takes place during the lambing season we regret that we cannot allow any dogs on the course or at the pavilion. To avoid any problems on the day please do not bring your dog.

Age Limit

All entrants must be at least 16 years of age. All under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult and must declare their age on the entry form.

Start Times

Walkers may start at any time between 7:00am and 9:30am (registration will be open from 7:00am onwards)

The runners race starts as a mass start, on the field over the bridge, at 10:00am. Those NOT planning to participate are requested to enter as walkers and complete the course in their own time.

The Country Code

The route crosses private land and entrants are respectfully requested to keep to the footpaths and to honour The Country Code.

Emergency Contact

You must provide an emergency (mobile phone) telephone number so that we can contact you during the event and you can contact us if you experience a problem. The emergency procedures and contact numbers will be clearly stated on the checkpoint card. Entrants will be given their checkpoint card at registration on the morning of the event.

Data Protection

Your personal data will be stored electronically for the purposes of race administration. This information may be used to inform you of the details of future events. Your information will not be disclosed to any other organisations. Your name, age category, running club and finishing time may published on the Grindleford Gallop Website and in the local and national press.