None Shall Sleep…

Completing 100 miles within the 40 hours time limit requires runners to travel through at least one full night, often 2 . Hallucinations are common amongst competitors and in 2012 one runner was convinced that he had passed opera singer Paul Potts (Britain’s Got Talent winner) and ‘swore blind’ he was humming Nessun Dorma at…

Lakeland 100 – 500 Club, Prizes and Presentation

I’m In 2015 we created the elusive 500 Club to recognize the brilliant achievements of those that have successfully completed five Lakeland 100 events. We didn’t realise at the time that the 500 club would grow into what is has today, if we had, we wouldn’t have set the trend of solid slate trophies and…

We are entering a LOCK DOWN people….

It’s 11 weeks to go and we are entering a LOCK DOWN. You probably wouldn’t have guessed it by our previous blog posts, but we are actually quite an organised bunch and we like to get things done well in advance. T-shirts have to be ordered to match your size, your names have to be…

I’m dropping out, how do I get back to HQ?

At the Montane Lakeland 50 & 100, we are one of the few events who offer a transport service to get you back to HQ if you should pull out. The planning of such a transport rota is a major cost for this event and is a huge logistical challenge as many checkpoint are a…

How can family & friends follow me and where can they spectate?

There’s lots to do for your friends and family in Coniston and we very much encourage them to come along and enjoy the atmosphere. If you’re competing in the 50 miles event, we very much encourage you to arrive Friday afternoon and join us for the iconic Lakeland 100 start, followed by the children’s fun…

What’s on the menu for 2019?

The food available at each checkpoint has remained relatively consistent for the last 12 years, as returning competitors know what to expect and it helps them to plan ahead. The table below shows the food which can be accessed at each of the checkpoint, on the Lakeland 100 and 50 course. You should note the…

What’s at Coniston HQ?

It’s 15 weeks to the Lakeland party weekend so for those who haven’t been before, we thought we’d let you know what’s in store at Coniston HQ. As per last year, the large marquee will be situated on the school playing field and will be used for registration and as the finish tent. In marquee…

Kit Check and Carrying Emergency Provisions

It’s only 16 weeks to go until the 2019 event, so it’s time we started to talk through the things you can expect on race weekend. The first of our blog posts will focus on kit check… the source of much entertainment for over 11 years. At event registration, you will be required to carry…

Lakeland 100 Recce Day 3 – Buttermere to Dalemain, 24th March 2019

Recce day 3 takes place from Buttermere to Dalemain and covers the 2nd quarter of the 100 course. The route is one of the easier sections with relatively good tracks and few aggressive climbs and descents. On the Sunday morning the coach will pick up at 8:00am from Dalemain Estate near Pooley Bridge, please park…