Lakeland Trails – Hawkshead

Sat 13th Apr 2019
13 B5285, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QP, UK

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Tickets £32

  • Finisher’s t-shirt
  • Fell/Mountain
  • Race packs collected on the day
  • 600 participants

From the organiser

Starting and finishing at Hawkshead, the 17km Hawkshead Trail Race, 17km Hawkshead Trail Challenge and 10km Hawkshead Trail Run follow circuits along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways, taking in panoramic views of Lake Windermere and the surrounding peaks of the Coniston Hills, the Langdales and most of the Lakeland fells. All of the routes take in the infamous, mile long, near vertical, killer climb of the "Coffin Trail"! Underfoot conditions are generally good, particularly for those used to off-road running.

A carnival atmosphere is guaranteed for both spectators and competitors, with live music, race commentary, food and drink all available at the start and finish. So, whether you're new to trail running, an experienced athlete, or simply looking for an unforgettable day out in the Lake District, a family-friendly, festival atmosphere and some amazing trail running awaits you!

Distances in this event

  1. 17K

    Run 17km
    Sat 13th Apr 2019
    Tickets available
  2. 10K

    Run 10km
    Sat 13th Apr 2019
    Tickets available
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What’s Included
    Superbly designed event T shirt memento, mens AND ladies fit (worth £20)
    Free Facebook access to photos taken by professional photographer (worth £7.95)
    VAT @ 20%
    Electronic chip timing
    Event safety provided by Advanced Life Support medics
    Refreshments on the course
    Race commentary, live music and entertainment
    Online entry administration fee and event insurance cover
    All wrapped up with an unforgettable day out
Raceday Logistics

Final details and start lists will be available at least three weeks before the event. Don't forget your start number and timing chip are collected on race day from registration in the main marquee. Please note, registration for each event closes 1 hour before its respective start time.

08.45am : Car park opens

09.00am : Registration opens in the main registration marquee.

11.00am : START : 10K Hawkshead Trail Run

12.30pm : START : Hawkshead Fun Trails (under 12's - enter on the day)

13.00pm : START : 17K Hawkshead Trail Challenge

14.00pm : START : 17K Hawkshead Trail Race

15.30pm : Après Trails live music with singer / songwriter Pete Lashley

16.30pm : Prize giving & spot prize giving


We always have opportunities for you to get involved at the Lakeland Trails events as a volunteer – it’s a really rewarding experience and how many of our crew first got involved in the events. We have positions available for all sorts of simple, yet important roles, from marshalling and stewarding duties to helping at water stations and giving out T shirts.

Credit towards a free future race entry (which can be transferred to another family member)Two credits can be put towards a Marathon entry. Three credits can be used for an Ultra 55K entry and four credits are required for an Ultra 100K place.

• Welfare pack including snacks

• Free meal from the Green Canteen at the end of marshalling duties and a coffee from a concession

• A Lakeland Trails water bottle and item of Lakeland Trails headwear (one per season)

• Marshals’ Spot Prize for an inov8 product or Pete Bland voucher at each event

• Discounts on inov-8 products via their website

• Invitation to the Pre-Season Trails and Ales Party

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