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Aggies Staircase


Date:Tuesday 25th June 2024 7.00 pm

Category: AS : 6.4Km, 350m climb

Place: Collect race numbers from Chris's Motorhome parked on Borough Road, Darwen BB3 1PL 

Fee: £6 FRA Members £8 Non-members

Entries: definitely no entries on the day. Pre entry only via

Other info:

Waterproof jacket may be required depending on weather conditions.

Min age 14 yrs

Route Description

Starting at the top of Punstock Road, the route climbs a footpath, turns right onto the track past Robin Hoods cottage, then left to follow an enclosed footpath to the main track, and left up to Darwen Tower.

It then descends through the small quarry onto the main track towards the top of Bold Venture Park, before turning right to climb steeply up a rough path known as Jacobs Ladder, then across the moor top, and on down to the foot of Aggies Staircase.

Aggies Staircase is the shortest but steepest of the three climbs, and from the top you will return just below the Tower, and then descend the way you first came up towards Sunnyhurst. At the gate at the bottom turn right, retracing your steps; continue past Robin Hoods cottage, then turn left down the path to the finish at the top of Punstock Road

All Darwen Dashers races are held in accordance with FRA safety requirements and rules for competition. Please make sure you are familiar with them.

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