Rab Skiddaw Vertical Run

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Rab Skiddaw Vertical Run
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Experience once-in-a-lifetime skyline views in this race to the summit of Skiddaw, the 6ht tallest mountain in England. This is an 8.8k distance race with a challenging 997m of elevation. Reach the finish line to be greeted by a lively razzmatazz finish.
Elite (Under 1 hour), Fast 1 (1 - 1:15 hrs), Fast 2 (1 - 1:15 hrs), and 4 more
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Fri, 20 May 2022
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Keswick, United Kingdom
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Where and when
12-14 Main St, Keswick CA12, UK
Start times
Friday, 20 May 2022
Elite (Under 1 hour): 4:00 pmFast 1 (1 - 1:15 hrs): 4:05 pmFast 2 (1 - 1:15 hrs): 4:10 pmLeisurely 1 (1:15 - 1:30 hrs): 4:15 pmLeisurely 2 (1:15 - 1:30 hrs): 4:20 pmLeisurely / Cruising (1:30 - 1:45 hrs): 4:25 pmCruising (1:45 - 2 hrs): 4:30 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Rab Skiddaw Vertical Run
Elite (Under 1 hour)
£47 - £59
Fast 1 (1 - 1:15 hrs)
£47 - £59
Fast 2 (1 - 1:15 hrs)
£47 - £59
Leisurely 1 (1:15 - 1:30 hrs)
£47 - £59
Route information
Distance: 8.8k
Elevation: 997m
Terrain: Mountainous
This vertical climb is part of a three-day-long festival at Keswick Mountain in the Lake District. There will be various other running events taking place, as well as plenty of family-friendly outdoor activities to enjoy.
Runners will start this race at Moot Hall in the Centre of Keswick and then head out to the Latrigg Car Park, this section will be ‘untimed’ to allow for road crossings.
Runners will begin being timed once at the Latrigg Car Park. Then begins the 8.8k vertical climb to the summit of Skiddaw.
What's included
  • Event t-shirt
  • Free photograph
  • Chip-timed results
  • Live music
  • One day of festival village activities
  • Flares for the first runner to finish
How to get there
12-14 Main St, Keswick CA12, UK
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Please note that there is parking available at the campsite and this is included in the ticket price.
Keswick Rugby Club is the official car park for this event, situated a short 5-minute walk to the Festival site. Parking for this car park is ticketed and must be booked in advance when booking your entry for this race. The opening times for this car park are as follows:
  • Friday 20 May - 07:00-23:00
  • Saturday 21 May - 06:30-23:00
  • Sunday 22 May - 05:00-17:00
There is also a Pay & Display car park available adjacent to the Festival Site and the Theatre.
Event day logistics
12:00 Festival Village opens
16:00 Elite wave starts
16:05 Fast 1 wave starts
16:10 Fast 2 wave starts
16:15 Leisurely 1 wave starts
16:20 Leisurely 2 wave starts
16:25 Leisurely / Cruising wave starts
16:30 Cruising wave starts
22:30 Festival Village closes
*Please arrive at least 45-60 minutes before the start of your race to allow plenty of time to park, register and warm-up.
Race Pack
You can collect your race number and timing chip from registration at the festival village.
Age Requirements
Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Cut-off Times
Waves are divided into estimated finish times. Please enter the wave you think is most accurate to the time you would expect to finish.
On-Site Facilities
There will be toilets available at the festival village, as well as various food and drink refreshments.
What time does the Rab Skiddaw Vertical Run start?
The first wave for the Rab Skiddaw Vertical Run starts at 4pm.
How long is the Rab Skiddaw Vertical Run course in distance?
The Rab Skiddaw Vertical Run is 8.8k in length.
Are dogs allowed at the festival village of the Rab Skiddaw Vertical Run?
Yes, dogs are allowed on the Festival Village, however they must be kept on a lead at all times.
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