Starting and finishing at Hawkshead Recreation Ground (LA22 0NT), the 17km Hawkshead Trail Race, 17km Hawkshead Trail Challenge and 10km Trail Run follow circuits along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways, taking in panoramic views of Lake Windermere and the surrounding peaks of the Coniston Hills, the Langdales and most of the Lakeland fells. All of the routes take in the infamous 'Coffin Trail' hill, a serious undertaking for those who attempt to run all the way to the top! Underfoot conditions are generally good, particularly for those used to off-road running.
A cracking atmosphere is guaranteed for both spectators and competitors, with live music, race commentary, food and drink all available at the start and finish. So, whether you're new to trail running, an experienced athlete, or simply looking for an unforgettable day out in Cumbria, a family-friendly, festival atmosphere and some amazing trail running awaits you!
You can enter and find out more about each event here.
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