Whinlatter Moon Runner
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This wild and peaceful experience of running through Whinlatter Forest by night is not one to be missed. With a route entirely within the woodland of the Lake District, lit by your own head-torch and owls hooting and screeching encouragement, there'll be magical atmosphere.
Sat, 5 Feb 2022
Keswick, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
Based on location and reviews
20 to 50m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Whinlatter Forest Park, Keswick CA12 5TW, UK
Sat, 5 Feb 2022
This 6 mile route will start and finish at Race HQ in Whinlatter Forest. It will be a very hilly so prepare for some serious inclines.
You'll run under the forest canopy, so a head-torch is a must, but there'll still be beams of moonlight making their way through the leaves to help light up the course.
The route will be fully waymarked so you won't need to worry about getting lost. This run is ideal for trail nopvices and experienced runners alike.
Organizer route images
- Event mug
- Cash prizes for category winners
- Wildflower seeds
- Free, downloadable event pictures
- Fully marked and marshalled course
- Medical support
- Water and fruit
How to get there
Whinlatter Forest Park, Keswick CA12 5TW, UKGet full directions
There will be onsite parking. Please note that this parking is limited to 200 spaces so please car share where possible.
Please park in the main car park at the Visitor Centre using the 'Pay on Exit System.' You will be given a discount code at registration to secure parking for just £2 per vehicle.
Event day logistics
16:00 - 17:30 Registration
18:00 6 miles starts
There will be a central hub of activity for this event at the Race HQ. This will be the best place to get any questions you may have answered.
Toilets will be located at the Race HQ.
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What to bring
This is a cupless event. Please bring a water bottle.
You will need a head-torch to be able to run in this event.
What will I need to bring with me to be able to take part in the Whinlatter Moon Runner?
You'll need a head torch and reusable/ collapsable cup or bottle.
Will there be toilets at the Whinlatter Moon Runner?
Yes, there'll be toilets on site. They'll be located at Race HQ.
Will I be able to park at the Whinlatter Moon Runner?
Yes, there'll be parking available. Please note that there are only 200 spaces so please car share where possible.
It was ana amazing experience, the atmosphere, the weather and the challenging course made for a real challenge, would recommend to anyone and everyone!
5.0Did the 6 miles in 2022