Pendle and Burnley Grand Prix read for off

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The annual Pendle and Burnley Grand Prix kicks off this year with the Hameldon Hill Fell race on Sunday.

The six-mile race starts at noon on Turkey Street in Accrington at the Peel Park Pub.

The Pinhaw Trail Race follows next Friday, May 10th with a five-mile multi-terrain race beginning at Earby Cricket Club at 7 p.m.

The competition then comes to Burnley for the first time with the five-mile Wholan Nook Trail race on Wednesday, May 15th.

Competitors will meet at the Waggoner’s Inn on Manchester Road for a 7 p.m. start.

Another evening race is scheduled next with the Burnley Lions 10k road race from Colne Cricket Club on Friday, May 24th at 7 p.m.

The competition reaches its halfway point on Saturday, June 1st with the 3.4-mile Kelbrook Fell race, which starts at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church.

There’s a two-week gap to rest tired legs before the tough Hendon Brook 13.5-mile road race beginning at Marsden Park golf course on Sunday, June 16th at 11 a.m.