2023 Lake District Challenge

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Take on the Lake District Challenge

Pick your fundraising option and select CRUK today to help fund life-saving cancer research

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Back again for 2023-walk, Jog, or Run the Lake District Challenge and take on England's finest countryside at your pace. Test yourself on a fantastic Ultra Challenge-suitable for all experience levels-and you'll get the best support& hospitality all the way.

Our Challenge Base Camp is in Kendal. From there it's a 100km anticlockwise loop taking in a couple of tough hills,Ambleside, a half way point by Lake Windermere, forests, and nature reserves-with some stunning views en route-before a huge welcome and celebration back at Base Camp after a momentous journey.Push yourself further-100km Full Challenge, with Half & Quarter options also available.

Your entry includes free food and drink at regular rest stops, plus support including medics, marshals and massage.As you cross the finish line, you’ll get a glass of fizz, t-shirt, and a medal to commemorate your achievement.

Sign Up & Fundraising Options

1. Charity Sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place! As we are an official Charity Partner – you get 25% off the standard reg fee.

2. Mixed Funding – pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost. As we are an official Charity Partner – you get 10% off standard the reg fee.

3. Self Fund –  you pay the full cost of the event place - fundraise whatever you want,  with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity!

 

 

Training plans and advice

We've teamed up with the experts to give you the very best training support and advice for your event.

Help with your fundraising

Raising money for your marathon can be fun and easy – check out our top tips to hit your fundraising target.

Get a cheering pack

Our pack includes Cancer Research UK branded banner, clapper boards, cheering sticks, balloons, tattoos and running sacks. To get yours, email supporter.services@cancer.org.uk or call 0300 123 5461.

 

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