Red Rose 50 2018

Red Rose 50 2018. Saturday/Sunday 15/16 2018.


East Lancs are pleased to announce that the Red Rose 50 will run again in 2018.

To enter: click on the link below to enter via SI entries or download a paper entry form to post. Please note that SEF is NOT being accepted for this event.

RR50 2018 Enter via SI Entries.

RR50 2018 Paper Entry Form.


Click here to download the rewritten route descriptions and walked GPX file.



East Lancs LDWA - 2nd Red Rose 50 - Sat/Sun 15th/16th September 2018

Event information

Come and experience the stunning scenery and hospitality of Lancashire on this 50 mile event for walkers and runners via the Western Pennine reservoirs and moors.  Improved route for 2018.

Start/Finish             Jumbles Sailing Club, Horrobin Lane, Edgworth, BL7 0HJ (SD733146)

Parking                   Turton Tower, Chapeltown Road, Edgworth, BL7 0HG.  0.5 mile walk to the start.  Access to Jumbles is along an unlit, cobbled road. 

Route                     Circular route over moorland, tracks and around reservoirs of the West Pennine Moors, passing traditional Lancashire villages and local landmarks.  Improved amended route for 2018.     2018.                      Route description and GPX will be available to download. All entrants must print and bring their own copy of the route description.

Maps                      Explorer 287. 

Entrants                  Over 18s only.  Limit 250. Runners welcome. 

Registration             From 06.30

Start time               Walkers 08.00, runners 09.00.

Time Limit              24 hours, all entrants to finish by 08.00 Sunday 16th September.

Equipment             Entrants must carry – a MUG, head torch and spare batteries, survival bag, waterproofs, map/GPS, whistle, compass, first aid kit.  Navigational skills essential for night time walking                                  over open moorland.

Safety                   All entrants must follow the route description checking in at all checkpoints. All retirees must inform an event official. Event Marshals are authorised to retire anyone failing to comply                                       with the event rules or who in their opinion is unfit to continue or unable to complete within the set time limit.  Checkpoint opening and closing times must be adhered to.

Dogs                     Sorry, no dogs.

Entry fee                LDWA £28.00.  Non LDWA £33.00. All OTD £35.00, unless event full.  Includes certificate and refreshments throughout. (Additional fee for booking online)

Refunds                 No refunds after 15th July 2018.  All refunds will incur a £5.00 admin fee.

Information    or email

Online Entry  (+ fees)

Entries                  Postal entries to be received by Saturday 8th September 2018.

                            SI entries by Wednesday 12th September 2018.

OTD                     OTD entry, all at £35.00, will only be available if the event is not full.  Please check the website before travelling.  Pre-book to guarantee a place.

SEF                     SEF are not accepted, please book by SI or by downloading an entry form from the website.

Postal Entry         If application via SI entries is not possible, please download an application form and send with payment to - Caroline Tennant 71 Masonfield, Preston, PR5 8HP, by 8th September.  If you                                  do not have an email address please enclose SAE for confirmation.  Please make cheques out to ‘LDWA – Red Rose’.

Friday night          There are no facilities at HQ overnight on Friday 14th.  Jumbles sailing club will only open at 06.30 on Saturday morning.

Event close          Jumbles Sailing club must be vacated by 10.00 on the Sunday morning.

Hadrian 100          This event is confirmed as a qualifier for the 2019 Hadrian 100.