Brathay 5k

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Run through some mesmerising woodland filled with 10,000 bluebells in the Brathay 5k. This is a truly captivating run, perfect for new and experienced runners alike. Come for the stunning grounds, amazing race day atmosphere and finisher's medal.
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Sun, 22 May 2022
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Clappersgate, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Brathay Hall, B5286, Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 0HR, UK
Sun, 22 May 2022
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Brathay 5k
£8.00 - £15.00
Route information
This 5k has a very scenic route, starting and finishing in the ground of Brathay Hall. Runners will take a route through the surrounding woodland including Beck Pane Wood with over 10,00 bluebells on show! There will be a stretch of the 5k along the River Brathay before both river and runners flow back towards Brathay Estate and the finish line.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Prizes for winners in all categories
  • Chip-timed results
  • Windermere Marathon Festival of Running
  • Clearly signposted route
  • Outstanding local support
How to get there
Brathay Hall, B5286, Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 0HR, UK
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There will be parking on site for a fee of £5. You'll pay for the parking charge when you buy your ticket.
By Car
The event hub at Brathay Hall is located 1.2 miles from Ambleside. Brathay is easily accessible from the M6, (J36 from the South - 28 miles, J40 from the North - 29 miles) taking A591 to Ambleside and then the A593 and B5286.
By Train
Windermere train station is 5 miles from Brathay Hall. Bus and taxi services are available at Windermere station.
There are options to stay at Brathay Hall as well in the local village, Hawkshead.
Event day logistics
10:45 5k starts
Age Requirements
All runners must be at least 15 years old to participate in the Brathay 5k.
Windermere Marathon Festival of Running
The ground of Brathay Hall will host the Windermere Marathon Festival of Running. This will be an excellent, family friendly event perfect for runners to enjoy after the marathon and supporters to visit during the race. There will be refreshments, activities and entertainment.
Spectator Info
This is an excellent event for spectators to join in with the event day atmosphere. There will be plenty to keep supporters entertained at the Windermere Marathon Festival of Running at Brathay Hall.
Are there any age restrictions for the Brathay 5k?
Yes, all runners must be aged 18 or over to take part.
Can I bring my friends and family to watch me run the Brathay 5k?
Absolutely! This is a great event for spectators, there are plenty of spots on the route with excellent views as well as the entertainment at the Windermere Marathon Festival of Running at Brathay Hall.
How will I know which direction to run for the Brathay 5k?
The 5k route will be way-marked so you know where to run. The GPX route is also attached for you to familiarise yourself with where you'll be running.
2 reviews
Did the race in 2022
Breathtaking scenery well supported even tho it was raining. I was the last 5k runner in and I still got cheered in. I felt well supported even tho I’m slow
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