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Grand Tour of Skiddaw

The Grand Tour of Skiddaw is a 44 mile trail ultra race taking in the beautiful Northern Lake District with a climb up the mighty Skiddaw at the approximate halfway point, giving a total of 7136 feet of ascent. The route is almost entirely run on public footpaths and bridleways, starting and finishing at Lime House School near Dalston. It then follows the River Caldew, winding through fields and woods until you reach Caldbeck. From here, the scenery changes to the stunning and remote feeling Caldbeck Fells, where you make your way past Skiddaw House to the car park at Latrigg. The climb up Skiddaw follows, after visiting the summit you contour round passing through Orthwaite, Branthwaite and Fell Side before the route brings you back to Caldbeck and the return journey to Lime House School along the banks of the River Caldew.

Race dateSaturday 1st September 2018
Starting time8:00am
VenueDalston, Cumbria
FacilitiesChanging, toilets, showers, parking, camping, refreshments, sports massage, onsite retailer
Race limit300
Distance44miles
Prizes1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female Solo Runners and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Teams of 2
OrganiserGaynor Prior
Telephone0800 298 7376
Event websiteVisit website

Race details last updated on Monday 19th February 2018 a 8:44pm.

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runABC North