The 2017 Barrow race will still take place despite the cancellation of Keswick show. Race entry £5, there will be toilet facilities. Car parking will be on the roadside. All other details remain unchanged.
Date: August 28th
Time: 2.00 pm
Venue: Showfield, Braithwaite Keswick GR NY238237
Entry Fee: Entry to Keswick Show includes race entry or £5 if the show is cancelled
Distance: 6.7km with 435m of ascent
Records: R. Findlay-Robinson 32.29 M.Hyder 38.52
Contact: Lyn Thompson firstname.lastname@example.org
A typical show race running out over fields on to Barrow fell with two short, sharp ascents and returning over the same fields.
Competitors must be equipped with the following kit, which is mandatory under FRA requirements:
• Waterproof whole body cover (with taped seams and attached hood)
• Other body cover e.g. thermal vest
• Hat and gloves
• Map of the route and surrounding area
• Emergency food
Whether the kit is carried during the race, is at the discretion of the race organiser and not the individual runner. Random kit checks may take place at the start of the race.