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Trail Pursuit Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

5 races scheduled · 2500 participants · 2021-05-29 · Clappersgate
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Safety measures in place ·
£10.00 - £29.00Free injury protection
About this event

Windermere, Lake District provides the epic backdrop for this trail running adventure. Runners of all abilities can take to the trails in a 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon in support of Brathay Trust Charity, and relax after the race with yoga, swimming, and a buzzing event festival.

Raceday details
How to enter

Tickets available until Fri May 28 2021

What's included:

  • Fully marked and marshalled course
  • Chip timed
  • Finisher's eco medal
  • Nutrition by Mountain Fuel & Chia Charge
  • Post race wild swimming and vinyasa yoga
  • Athlete speakers
  • Sports expo
  • Official event photography
  • Food vendors and other entertainment
  • Half Marathon & Marathon finishers beer by Raven Hill
  • On-site first aid
  • On-site parking
  • Feed stations every 5 miles
  • Bag drop
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5k
10:00am Sat 29th May 2021

Run 5km

£29.00
10k
9:30am Sat 29th May 2021

Run 10km

Half Marathon
9:00am Sat 29th May 2021

Run 13.1mi

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is Trail Pursuit suitable for all abilities?
Yes, the event encourages participants of all abilities. With no cut off times and well-marked trails, it's the perfect event for both beginners and experts. … read more
FAQ
Will there be toilets at Trail Pursuit?
Yes, there will be plenty of facilities available in the Trail Pursuit event village. … read more
FAQ
Is there a cut-off time for the Trail Pursuit races?
No, there is no cut-off time to ensure participants enjoy their runs without any pressure.… read more
Route description
Route description

Skirt the shores of the beautiful Lake Windermere and head to the hard-packed forest trails in this epic trail-running event.

All races will start at Brathay Hall, and participants will get a taste of mixed terrain trail running as they traverse hard-packed forest trails, elevated fells & bridleways ways, all while experiencing the breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Windermere.

The event is perfect for the whole family, and the grounds of Brathay Hall will be filled with entertainment for all. Wind down post race with expert-led vinyasa yoga, and unleash your free spirit with a wild swim in Lake Windermere.

Please ensure all race numbers are visible to the marshals, as you will need to check in at each feed station on route. The courses will be fully marked and marshalled so no need for navigation and there is feed stations every 5 miles.

Logistics and schedule

Race Registration Open:

Friday 28th 3pm - 8pm

Saturday 29th 7am - 8:45am

Race Day Schedule:

*An official warm up will take place approximately 15 minutes before the start of each race.

08:30: Marathon

09:00: Half Marathon

09:30: 10k

10:00: 5k

14:00: Kids 1 Mile

Wild swimming & vinyasa flow yoga times will be announced nearer to the event. Each race will have their own slot for enjoying a dip in Lake Windermere.

Cut-off times: There will be no cut off times for this event

Spectators

Spectators are encouraged to come & support their friends & family running with FREE entrance. The grounds of Brathay Hall are filled with food vendors & other entertainment so bring the whole family.

If they don’t run but would like to try a Yoga or Wild Swim session they can book these individually as ‘Extras’ on the event website.

Volunteers

Volunteers are a focal point of all Trail Pursuit events. As such, they are always on the look-out for more helping hands.

If you're interested in signing up then follow the link here:

https://lets-do-this.typeform.com/to/jcfjO1LA#eventid=187872

How to get there

Brathay Hall - Brathay Trust, Brathay Hall, Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 0HP, UK

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Address: Brathay Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0HP

By Car:
The event site has easy access from the M6 (J36 from the South - 28 miles, J40 from the North - 29 miles) A591 to Ambleside, follow the A593 and B5286 for 1.2 miles.

By Train:
Windermere Station is only 5 miles from Brathay and has rail connections via Oxenholme on the West Coast Mainline. Bus and taxi services are available at Windermere station.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is Trail Pursuit suitable for all abilities?
Yes, the event encourages participants of all abilities. With no cut off times and well-marked trails, it's the perfect event for both beginners and experts.
FAQ
Will there be toilets at Trail Pursuit?
Yes, there will be plenty of facilities available in the Trail Pursuit event village.
FAQ
Is there a cut-off time for the Trail Pursuit races?
No, there is no cut-off time to ensure participants enjoy their runs without any pressure.
FAQ
Is there an age requirement to enter the Trail Pursuit races?
Yes, all must be aged 17 and over. For the Kids 1 Mile race participants must be 5 - 12 years old.
FAQ
Are there any prizes available during the Trail Pursuit races?
Prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Male&Female finishers in each race.
FAQ
When do the post race Wild Swims take place?
The Wild Swims will be staggered throughout the day on site. Each distance will have their own time to enjoy this refreshing swim.
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