Events in Carlisle, North West

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JUN29
Registration Perks
KONG 10 Peaks - The Lakes

10Peaks The Lakes is a non-stop ultra distance race over the The Lake District's best peaks. There are two stunning courses to choose from the classic Long Course at ~73km with a huge ~5600m ascent or a shorter ~48km option both visiting 10 incredible summits! Both have a 24-hour time limit.

£64.50
KONG 10 Peaks - The Lakes
AUG25
Sport in Action 10km

A flat and fast City Centre started 10km road race utilising some quieter roads to leave the city beofer a looped return.

The event uses a mixture of park paths and quiet country roads which are generally flat or gently undulating. The road surfaces are generally okay. Caution should be taken at all turns, paying attention to marshals wherever necessary. The route is officially measured 10km route using mainly park paths and quiet country roads.

£13 - £16
Sport in Action 10km
JUL21
Solway Coast Marathon
Wigton, Cumbria, North West, United Kingdom

The Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) was designated in December 1964 in recognition of the quality of its landscape and its significant historic and scientific interest. It stretches from Rockcliffe in the North to Maryport in the South, covering about 115 square kilometers of the Solway Plain. The primary purpose of this designation is to conserve and enhance the natural beauty of the area.

£32
Solway Coast Marathon
JUL13
Ullswater Standard & Sprint Triathlon

Based at Park Foot Camping and Caravan site, Pooley Bridge, this race features a swim in Ullswater, an undulating bike leg, via Askham and Lowther, before a final flat run around Pooley Bridge. This race has been designed very much with the athlete in mind, with a sociable Saturday afternoon start!

£40 - £75
Ullswater Standard & Sprint Triathlon
JUL13
Ullswater Sprint Triathlon

Based at Park Foot Camping and Caravan site, Pooley Bridge, this race features a swim in Ullswater, an undulating bike leg, via Askham and Lowther, before a final flat run around Pooley Bridge. This race has been designed very much with the athlete in mind, with a sociable Saturday afternoon start!

£36 - £57
Ullswater Sprint Triathlon
SEP29
Children’s Cancer Run Carlisle

The Childrens Cancer Run is coming to Carlisle as part of North of England Childrens Cancer Research Anniversary celebrations. The Childrens Cancer Run is held annually in Newcastle and has raised over 7 million to help fund research into childhood cancers. We are now bringing the event to the North West for the first time.

£6 - £13
Children’s Cancer Run Carlisle
JUL6
Borrowdale Trail Run

Make sure to take in all the stunning vistas this route has in abundance. Now in its eighth year, Borrowdale Trail Runs are a classic on the trail race calendar. The courses are a trail runners dream, incorporating everything in terms of scenery and variation of terrain.

£8 - £24
Borrowdale Trail Run
JUL7
Scafell Pike Trail Marathon

A trail marathon incorporating England's highest peak. Based from Keswick the route follows beautiful lakeshore trails, wooded valleys to spectacular high mountain trails, incorporating some of the most dramatic rock scenery in the Lake District.

£38
Scafell Pike Trail Marathon
JUL7
Derwent Epic Lakes Swim

The Derwent Epic Lakes Swim is event 2 of the Epic Lakes Open Water Swim Series. It takes place from Crow Park, in Keswick and forms part of the National Trust Regatta Weekend. You can choose either the 500m, the 1 mile or the Iron 3.8k distances, depending upon your age and ability. On the day, there will be a whole range of activities organised by the National Trust for their Regatta Weekend. There will be childrens crafts, cannon fire, stalls and entertainment, a fairground, food and refreshments. Its a fantastic venue, in a great location, with stunning views. All in all, its an EPIC day out, so bring your family and join us in Keswick, youll be glad you did!

£20 - £29
Derwent Epic Lakes Swim
JUN30
Appleby Rotary 10k & Eden Valley Fun Run
Appleby-in-Westmorland, North West, United Kingdom

For a great day out for all the family come along to Eden Valley Fun Run and Appleby Rotary 10k at Appleby Sports Hall, Battlebarrow, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6XU.

The fun run, which is a 4k route around the pretty market town of Appleby, starts at 10.30am with a warm-up from our local fitness instructor beforehand.

Re-introduced in 2014, Appleby Rotary 10k starts at 12 midday and is a licensed road race with UK Athletics. You will find the race a fast, undulating, one lap course set in the surrounding and picturesque, Eden Valley. All abilities are encouraged to take part.

Trophies are awarded to all the usual categories with medals for all competitors. Additional 100 cash prizes are on offer for winning the race and setting a new course record in both the men's and women's 10k race.

£13
Appleby Rotary 10k & Eden Valley Fun Run
JUL19
Pinnacle Ridge Extreme

If you're looking for some real excitement, some really technical ground and some really technical hands on rock experience during a race then look no further, we have it all in the Pinnacle Ridge Extreme race. This short, but exceedingly hard race packs a massive punch, weaving its way around the Helvellyn Massif taking in some of the best lines, best scrambles and best descents... what are you waiting for?

$50
Pinnacle Ridge Extreme
AUG11
Lowther Lakeland Trail Run

The Lowther Lakeland Trail Run starts from the field beside Lowther Castle. This scenic 13 mile route takes runners across Askham Fell and the Lowther Valley. It's a fully marked 13 mile route with about 1400ft of ascent. There are a few short but flattish sections on rough ground, about 3 miles of tarmac, about 2 miles crossing rough pasture, and the rest across mostly open country with grassy and gravel tracks.

£11
Lowther Lakeland Trail Run
OCT12
Lakes In A Day

Let Open Adventure set you on your journey across the beautiful Lake District!

Soak up your surroundings as you travel from Caldbeck, on the northern edge of the Lakes, to Cartmel, in the south. Your route will take in the summits of Blencathra, Helvellyn and Fairfield before descending to Ambleside and following the western shore of Windermere.

£90
Lakes In A Day
AUG18
Lockerbie Loop

The Lockerbie Action Group is preparing for the annual Lockerbie Loop. This is a fantastic family day out and a cycling experience not to be missed!

This hugely popular event is suitable for all abilities and all routes are fully marshalled. The event starts at 9.30am at Somerton House Hotel in Lockerbie and all routes include rest stops and refreshments.

£5 - £25
Lockerbie Loop
SEP22
Spadeadam Half Marathon

Trail Outlaws are delighted to be able to join forces with RAF Spadeadam and the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund(RAFBF) to give you an out of this world opportunity to take part in a trail half marathon at the historic RAF Spadeadam in Cumbria. Come and take part in this not to be missed event, run around the historic base that was part of the UK's missile project during the cold war.

£30 - £32
Spadeadam Half Marathon
AUG10
Breca Buttermere

Imagine a land of extremes: the home of Englands highest mountain and its deepest lake. An ancient landscape of craggy hilltops, mountain tarns, rugged trails and glittering lakes. That place is the Lake District National Park, and for centuries it has captivated the imagination of adventurers, explorers and intellectuals alike. This is the setting for Breca Buttermere - the UK's original swimrun race. The courses will test you on many levels: the lakes are cold and deep; the ascents are steep and the descents are technical. Its a course that favours the complete athlete.

£255 - £370
Breca Buttermere
SEP7
Lakeland Trails – Keswick

Starting and finishing at Fitz Park, in Keswick (CA12 4NF), the 5km Derwentwater Sport Trail, 10km Derwentwater Trail Run, 15km Derwentwater Trail Race and 15km Derwentwater Trail Challenge is a circuit along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways, taking in panoramic views of Derwentwater, the surrounding peaks of Skiddaw and Blencathra and the northern fells. Underfoot conditions are generally good for those used to trail running, but expect a bit of everything! The course has no stiles, so there is nothing but the hills and the infamous Glendereterra bogs to break up your rhythm.

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!

£15 - £27
Lakeland Trails – Keswick
AUG17
Rat Race Survival of the Fittest – The Lakes

Now in its 12th year, Rat Race Survival of the Fittest is the longest running 10km obstacle running series anywhere in the World. In this time we have taken Survival to over 250,000 racers around the UK and even as far afield as Australia, always behind the much loved and universally trusted Rat Race brand. For 2019 we are expanding the line-up with our long-serving classic at Nottingham being joined by brand new venues in York and The Lakes, giving rise to the Survival 2019 trilogy. As the undisputed Kings and Queens of adventure sport events, Rat Race will be shifting Survival up a notch for 2019, combining our extensive obstacle expertise with the outstanding muddy terrain on offer at each one of these awesome venues.

£69
Rat Race Survival of the Fittest – The Lakes
SEP1
Helvellyn Triathlon

This race is somewhat different to the normal run of the mill triathlon and will require a little more thought and preparation than many races. This is particularly relevant if you are not used to the narrow and twisty nature of Lakeland roads and are not used to running in the environmentally very sensitive fells of this area. PLEASE TAKE TIME TO STUDY THESE NOTES even if you are a very experienced triathlete. The pre-race briefing will be brief and will only cover important safety issues and changes.

£50 - £82
Helvellyn Triathlon
SEP14
Cumbria Way Ultra & Ultra 30

The Cumbria Way Ultra is a fully waymarked 73 mile trail ultra race which passes through the varied terrain of the beautiful Lake District, giving over 10,000 feet of ascent. The route follows the iconic trail which was first devised in the 1970s by local members of the Ramblers. The Cumbria Way Ultra provides a relatively low-level crossing of the Lake District National Park, following tracks and paths along valleys and over passes in the midst of stunning and varied scenery. It passes Coniston Water, Tarn Hows and Dungeon Ghyll and crosses Stake Pass to Borrowdale, Derwent Water and Keswick. The route continues to Caldbeck passing Skiddaw House and over High Pike, the highest point on the trail. It then follows the Caldew valley to Carlisle.

£50 - £145
Cumbria Way Ultra & Ultra 30
AUG25
Doonhamer 10k

Dumfries Harriers are delighted to stage the Doonhamer 10k which will start and finish in the beautifully refurbished Dock Park, beside the River Nith in Dumfries. The race will trace the pathways alongside the river and cross the river several times using the Buccleuch Street, Suspension and Kirkpatrick MacMillan Bridge.

£16.50 - £18.50
Doonhamer 10k
SEP29
Lakeland Four Passes

The Lakeland Four Passes is a 19 mile circular route with over 5300ft of ascent which starts and finishes at Rosthwaite Village Hall in Borrowdale, at the southern end of Derwent Water.

£30 - £34
Lakeland Four Passes
SEP8
Ambleside Trail 60

In 1959 Frank Davies opened the doors to the first outdoor equipment shop in Ambleside, he was told that it would never work. Fast forward 60 years and Brathay are very proud to help The Climbers Shop celebrate their Diamond Anniversary by bringing you the Ambleside Trail 60 event; a 60km trail run through some of the most spectacular scenery the Lake District has to offer.

£65
Ambleside Trail 60
OCT19
Langdale Marathon

A beautiful, challenging marathon course set in England's most spectacular mountain scenery. The Langdale Marathon has a reputation as the toughest road marathon in the UK. Taking in two laps of the Half Marathon course and reaching gradients of 1:3, this stunning marathon attracts both seasoned runners and a large number people looking for their next challenge.

£20 - £26
Langdale Marathon
JUN28
Clif Bar 10Peaks – The Lakes

The original 10Peaks event is set in the stunning Lake District National Park, also known as The Lakes. It features large U-shaped valleys, many of which are now filled with Lakes giving the area its name. The Lake District is home to Englands highest peak, Scafell Pike which is 978m above sea level.

£89 - £99
Clif Bar 10Peaks – The Lakes
JUN23
Lakeland Trails – The Ultimate Trails

The 55km Ultimate Trails Challenge is a testing 55km ultra marathon course through some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the Lake District. The tough, challenging course will certainly live up to its billing as the most picturesque ultramarathon in the UK. The 55km route also includes 3 mountain passes, with 7,000 ft ascent/descent along with 5 memorable feed stations.

The NEW! 23km & 14km Ultimate Trails courses, utilise much of the final section of the 55km course, for those wanting a shorter trail run option

The start and finish arena will be quite a party, with entertainment, food stalls, trade and retail stands and PA commentary.

The course is fully waymarked and marshalled, with well stocked feed stations along the route. There are some great prizes on offer for the Race, and winners prizes in the veteran classes.

£29 - £34
Lakeland Trails – The Ultimate Trails
AUG9
Registration Perks
England Weekend Challenge

/// EVENT CANCELLED ///

The ultimate test of body and mind in Englands glorious Lake District. Think lush green hills, stretching vistas, dramatic weather and sheep. Lots of sheep. Get your fill of fresh air with our exhilarating run and hike adventure.

Booking Closed
England Weekend Challenge
OCT26
Lakeland Trails, Helvellyn

Starting and finishing at Jenkins Field (CA11 OUS), on the shores of Ullswater in Glenridding, the NEW! 5km Helvellyn Sport Trail, 10km Helvellyn Trail Run, 15km Helvellyn Trail Race and 15km Helvellyn Trail Challenge follow circuits along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways that take you into the foothills of Helvellyn, with elevated panoramic views of Ullswater, and dramatic vistas of Helvellyn and the surrounding peaks. Underfoot conditions are generally good for those used to off road running but can be tricky in places.

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!

Booking Closed
Lakeland Trails, Helvellyn
OCT12
Active Northumberland Kielder 10K

Come and Beat the Bull! Run the Kielder 10K around the stunning Bull Crag Peninsula of Kielder Water. If the full marathon is 20 miles too far for you, panic not you can still enjoy the stunning scenery and join us on Saturday 6th October for possibly the most beautiful 10K in the UK! You will be absorbed by your beautiful surroundings as you churn out the miles Why not make a short break of it and bring your friends and family along? There is plenty to do in and around Kielder Water and the wider Northumberland countryside! Use the accommodation link to look for places to stay. The 10K has sold out for the last 3 years, so make sure you enter now to secure your part in Britains Most Beautiful Marathon Weekend!

Active Northumberland Kielder 10K
OCT13
Kielder Junior Races

While the adults are out tackling Britains Most Beautiful Marathon back at Kielder Waterside Park our next generation of runners show us what theyre made of! The Kielder Junior Races, 2 age group categories, take place on site at the Kielder Waterside Park in front of the throngs of spectators. For children aged 6-15 years.

Kielder Junior Races
OCT12
Kielder Run Bike Run

The Active Northumberland Kielder Run Bike Run follows an almost entirely off-road course around northern Europes largest man-made lake, Kielder Water, in Northumberland.

The first run stage takes you on the first 11km* of the Kielder Marathon Course to Transition 1 in Kielder Village.

The next stage sees you take in the North Shore on two wheels, covering 25km* you will return over the impressive Kielder Dam to the South Shore and Transition 2 on the approach to Bull Crag Peninsula. We would recommend mountain bikes, hybrid bikes or cyclocross for the bike section. Traditional road bikes are not suitable.

The final stage is a 6km* run taking in the final stages of the 10k route and the stunning Bull Crag Peninsula and back along the Lakeside Way to the finish at Leaplish Waterside Park.

Kielder Run Bike Run
DEC7
Christmas Pudding 10K

A 10k course through the beautiful Great Langdale valley. The Langdale Christmas Pudding run has become a popular event to start the festive season. With over 1000 entered at its peak, the race appeals to all who enjoy the fun side of running. Every finisher gets a Christmas Pudding and many runners dress in festive costumes - all adding to the party atmosphere.

Christmas Pudding 10K
DEC27
Wansfell Race

Although short and sweet this race should not be underestimated. The route is very steep and extremely rough underfoot. Slippery, wet conditions can make the descent treacherous and if the mist is down the ability to navigate is essential. Please also be aware that the road section at the beginning and end will not be closed to cars although it will be marshalled. Runners must take great caution especially when descending at speed and negotiating blind corners.

Wansfell Race

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