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ASICS Windermere Marathon

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Windermere Marathon is a fundraising event held to support Brathay Trust's work with vulnerable and hard to reach children and young people.

Back for 2018 and now one of a handful of marathons run entirely within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Often described as the friendliest and most beautiful UK marathon, finish this breathtakingly beautiful course, amidst a carnival atmosphere, in the grounds of Brathay Hall with its stunning views over England's largest lake. Those crossing the 2018 finish line will receive a new medal depicting an iconic scene from their route.

Voted the UK's most scenic marathon by readers of Runners World, it's bigger, better and as beautiful as ever. Finish this breathtakingly beautiful course, amidst a carnival atmosphere, in the grounds of Brathay Hall with its stunning views over England's largest lake. Take a look at the video to get a feel for the route.

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"Amazing event staff/ marshals making the event all the more enjoyable. Plenty..."
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How to enter the ASICS Windermere Marathon

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    Run 26.2mi
    £45–£47
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ASICS Windermere Marathon route

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A 26.2 mile anti-clockwise circuit of Windermere, taking in Hawkshead, Newby Bridge, Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside along the way.

Over half the course is run on partially traffic-free roads or roads with a dedicated running lane.

It has outstanding local support and, to top it all, you get to see the inspirational men and women who will be completing the final marathon of their Brathay 10in10.

Event Details

Overview

KEY FACTS:

8 REFRESHMENT STATIONS, 500 SPECTATING SHEEP, 6,000 BANANAS EATEN, 33,000 STEPS PER RUNNER.

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What’s Included

Enter now for the 2018 ASICS Windermere Marathon taking place on Sunday 20 May. Your entry fee includes:

  • Fantastic running experience in the UK’s most scenic marathon
  • Timing chip and results (including immediate SMS race position and time)
  • Well-organised with fantastic support around the course
  • Clearly signposted route
  • Refreshment stations at approximately 3 mile intervals
  • Race goody bag
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Trophy and prize for winners in all categories
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ASICS Windermere Marathon weather forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

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ASICS Windermere Marathon reviews

5 out of 5 stars

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  • Did the event in 2019

    Amazing event staff/ marshals making the event all the more enjoyable. Plenty of water stations and local support around the course too. The miles flew by not to mention the views. Definitely one to try.
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