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Sheffield & Hallamshire Brough Rough N' Charity Trial

On Sunday the 3rd of September, the Sheffield & Hallamshire Motorcycle Club will be once again running their annual and ever popular Brough Rough ’N charity trial at the fantastic Elmore Hill Farm in the Peak District, in aid of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. This years event is also very special as it begins the running of a memorial trial for one of the club stalwarts Andy Atkinson, who sadly passed away in 2016.


This unique event consists of a single route, off road course of approximately 5 miles and 15 varied sections, with riders having the choice of completing 2, 3 or 4 laps. As well as multiple graded hill climbs, rocky streams and bankings, the trial also incorporates a timed section for those of you who wish to live out your TrialGP qualification dreams! All the sections are designed to be very clubman friendly, there are definitely no large rock steps or drop offs, and nothing dangerous; the aim of the day is to have a good days riding for charity!


After the trial is finished the traditional raffle will be held, prizes on offer vary from restaurant vouchers to tyres, and everything in between, so it is worth staying at the end of the trial as there is something for everyone. A butty van will also be in attendance to keep everyone fed and watered, and homemade cakes and other snacks and drinks will be available to purchase. Again, all proceeds will go to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, so make sure you bring plenty of cash with you!


The aim this year for the club is to raise £2000 for the charity, this will enable them to buy an emergency ‘care at home’ bag for children who are unable to leave their homes. To find out more about the excellent work this charity carry out, please visit


Pre-entries are accepted, with the forms and further information being available to download from, however entries on the day will also be accepted. The trial will start at 11am prompt, with sections closing at 4pm.

Access to the venue is via Duper Lane, Abney; the postcode for your sat nav is S32 1AH, and it will be signposted from Hathersage. Please do not attempt to access the venue from Brough using Brough Lane, this is a ‘green lane’ unsuitable for vehicles!

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