Date: August 26th 2024 – Bank Holiday MondayTime: 2:00pmVenue: Showfield, Braithwaite Keswick GR NY238237Entry Fee: Free! Just need to pay to get into the show. (£5 if the show is cancelled).Distance: Approximately 6.5km with 425m of ascentRecords: Chris Arthur 2016 – 31:01, and Hannah Horsburgh 2019 35:50 (Although start location will vary a little from year to year, particularly when the show itself is cancelled).Contact: Matthew Atkinson (


A typical show race running out over fields out onto the fell with two short, sharp ascents up Stile End and Barrow, returning over the same fields. Route through the fields is flagged and mandatory. Checkpoints on the fell are 1. Stile End (NY220219) and 2. Barrow (NY227218). Note the start is in the main ring, however the finish not, being in a field over the road. A race map is attached, A5 copies sold for £1 on the day.

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
•    Compass
•    Whistle
•    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.

Click here for the race route map


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