Membership Information

2016 Membership applications are being accepted.

Please can you send in your membership forms along with a cheque ASAP to
ensure that you receive your number in good time before the first race.

Membership Fees for the 2016 season

Membership type Details Cost
Family Any combination of Juniors & Seniors at the same address £30
Senior Over 17 £15
Junior Under 17, Under 14, Under 12 and Under 9 age categories £7

Competitors run in the age group, determined by their age on 1st May 2016 and remain in that category for the whole of the 2016 season.

Please note that a 24 hour period must elapse before received applications become valid.

Applications received at any race will not be processed until the following day
and you will not qualify for championship points for that race.

2016 membership forms can be downloaded here Adobe Reader needed here

Also if you haven't submitted a runner profile or your need to update or you subbmitted a while ago, the Member/Runner profile forms can be downloaded Microsoft Word needed here.

Completed application forms should be returned to the Membership Secretary at the following address with the appropriate fee (cheques made payable to BOFRA).

Su Thompson
Membership Secretary
British Open Fell Runners Association
Cote Close
15 Thornhill Road
BD20 6SU

ALL RUNNERS must register for each race on the day, with their name and race number. You can download a copy of the registration form Adobe Reader needed here.

The race fees have also stayed the same and apply to all BOFRA organised races runners:

  • Juniors £1
  • Seniors £4
The entry fees for races which take place at shows and galas vary. Please check the relevant web page for details

Please note: The application form carries the following disclaimer which should be signed by each
applicant (or responsible parent for runners under 18).

"All BOFRA races are run in accordance with the rules and safety requirements of BOFRA and/or the FRA. I confirm that I will familiarise myself with the Organiser's information and requirements in connection with each race. I confirm that I have navigational skills appropriate for each race and will carry throughout the race any equipment specified either by BOFRA, the FRA Safety Requirements or by the organiser. I accept the hazards involved in fell running and acknowledge that I will enter and compete in each race at my own risk. Other than the Organiser's liability for causing death or personal injury by negligence, I confirm that I understand that the Organiser accepts no liability to me for any loss or damage of any nature to me or my property arising out of my participation in these races.".