The Stickler Course Records:

Men’s Record – 00:59:27
set by Mark Croasdale in 1997

A New Ladies Record – 01:08:21
Ruth Barnes
of Avon Valley Runners


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Welcome to the home of 'The Stickler'
The Dorset 3 Peaks Challenge

Thank you for participating in The Stickler. We had a record 505 finishers this year, and we also saw the ladies course record broken by Ruth Barnes of Avon Valley Runners in a time of 01:08:21.

The Final results are now available on the results page.

We unfortunately have four people whose numbers were not recorded.

All four positions fell between 1:26:52 and 1:27:11. If you are unable to find your result and you would have finished within this time frame, please let us know so we can update accordingly before the final results are produced.

For race photos please visit Charles Whitton Photography


Runners’ World users score this race as 93%
in terms of overall satisfaction and last year's runners commented...

“This race is worth doing just for the view on top of Okeford Hill
looking out over North Dorset”

“Best off-road race in Dorset, hard as nails, well organised excellent value.”

“Brilliantly organised as usual and a lovely course, see you next year.”

“Seemed more entrants this year so perhaps word of mouth is spreading”

“thanks for an awesome race - couldn't believe I hadn't been back for 4 yrs!”

“Very enjoyable, tough hilly race with wonderful scenery and plenty of mud as well.”

“Will always want to do this race!”

“Excellent race as ever and one to look out for next year.”

“Great organisation as well with mile markers and plenty of marshals.”

Download the route of the course




Please note that we are an
the atmosphere of the race!


Whether you were a returning runner
or new to experience this well-loved event, we hope you enjoyed it!



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