Darley Dash 5k & 3k Road Races

Monday 29th May 2023

This event is now in the past but a future version of this event is now available here Darley Dash 5k & 3k Road Races 2024 on Mon 27 May 2024
Event Details

Darley Dash – it's a race NOT just a run!


Join us for a unique opportunity to compete in our chip timed measured and certified 5k and 3k running races at Ashbourne's well known Darley Moor Racetrack. 

Open to all runners from internationals to club to road to social to park, this is your chance to prove what you can do. With a flattish and quick course, this is the perfect race to smash your P.B. and boost your official Power of 10 ranking. There will be a wide start across the width of the tarmacked racing circuit with each kilometre marked out around the circuit to guide you in for your well-earned chequered flag finish.

Weighted down club gazebos are welcome, we're aiming for a Cross Country/Fell Race series atmosphere with plenty of space to set up camp and catch up with other clubs.

Whilst we don't offer a medal, we can offer (basic) FREE CAMPING at the racetrack from 4 p.m. the night before your race, for competitors and immediate family (parents/children)

It's a bank holiday weekend so why not stay over and take advantage of being on the edge of the Peak District without having to pay sky high camping fees!

The Races
The number of races depends on entries – there could 1 or multiple 3k races from 10.00, and 1 or multiple 5k races from 11.00. 
Races may be graded by predicted time depending on the number of entries.

Wave information will be sent out in the week prior to the race.

Pick up race number & timing chip on the day from 09:00 at Race HQ.
Snacks and water at the finish and catering van on site.

Cut Off Time
There is no official cut off time but please complete your predicted time on the entry form so we can put you in a suitable wave.

Overall and age group prizes subject to number of entries.

There's a link to each of the measured courses here:

3k - 3k Course

5k - 5k Course

Darley Moor Weekend
This event is part of a weekend of sport at Darley Moor.  There will be a junior duathlon on Saturday May 27th and a senior (draft legal) duathlon on Sunday May 28th.  Further details of these events can be found here 
Free basic camping is also available the night before any of those events you have entered.

Please note entries for this race will close at 23.59 on Saturday May 27th unless the entry limit has been reached.

We are looking for some marshals to help make the day go smoothly.  If you can help, know someone who can or would like more details please e-mail us at volunteer@crazylegsevents.co.uk

All our volunteers get either a free (transferable) entry for a future event or we will make a charity donation on their behalf.

Entry Options - Age 13 - 89 on Mon 29 May 2023
Entries closed
There are no options available at this time please check back later

Refund Policy


Organising a race incurs considerable costs which are met a long time before race day and so individual refunds will only ever be issued at the Race Organiser’s discretion. For a refund to be considered, full details must be emailed to us for consideration within a reasonable time frame of the event. 

We do not refund any admin fees that were applied on top of the base Entry fee paid.


We hold the rights to amend/cancel any aspect of an event at late notice. Cancellation will only ever be a last resort for us, and we will always take direction on event cancellations from government agencies (e.g. the Met Office for weather related incidents) and the National Governing Body concerned, in addition to our assessment of the local conditions.
In the event of any cancellation, if it possible to reschedule the event to a different date in the same calendar year then all entries will be automatically transferred to the new date. Deferrals and transfers will be permitted for the rescheduled event.

Where an event cannot be rescheduled, committed contractors will be paid and remaining funds will be offered as partial refunds.

Mon 29 May 2023 at 10:00
Contact Info
Crazy Legs Events
07858 521570
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