What’s on the menu for 2022?

The food available at each checkpoint has remained relatively consistent for the last 13 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…

Kit Check and Carrying Emergency Provisions

It’s compulsory kit time!! Our favourite time of year… For the duration of the event, you are required to carry the compulsory kit (the clue is in the name), to ensure you are safe at all times on the course. Before we go any further, there are a few simple rules which may well help to…

Lakeland 50 & 100 Camping & Spectating

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, the start of the Montane Lakeland 100 and the children’s Lakeland 1 fun run. If you’re competing in the 50 miles event, we very much encourage you to arrive Friday afternoon,…

How long should my long run be?

This is a question many first time ultra runners ask… For events up to marathon distance, the process is pretty simple. You probably ran for 18-20 miles as your longest run, knowing that would be enough to see you through to 26 (with a bit of suffering). But now, you’re running 50 miles, so how…

Recce Weekend March 20th 2022, Buttermere to Dalemain

The third recce covers the ground from Buttermere to Dalemain and is relevant for 100 mile runners (not on the 50 course). It covers miles 26 to 59 of the 100 course, making it a 33 mile section.  Sunday March 20th Arrive no later than 7:30am for the 8:00am Coach pick up at Dalemain Estate….

Recce Weekend January 22nd 2022, Ambleside to Coniston Night Run

The second recce covers the ground from Ambleside to Coniston and is relevant for both 50 and 100 mile runners. This is the final 16 miles of the 50 and 100 miles course. The route leaves Ambleside Parish Hall (CP12) and climbs over Loughrigg, before following the main track into Great Langdale to reach CP13…

Lakeland 50 & 100 Festive Virtual Ultra – 12 Day Event Schedule.

As the Festive Virtual Ultra approaches, we’re sharing with you our proposed schedule for the 12 days. You don not have to follow this schedule, you can complete the distance however best fits your own time. Our schedule is simply to add a routine to the 12 days and we will have some fun, games…

Recce Coniston to Buttermere, Sunday 14th November.

You can still register for the recce day this Sunday by GOING HERE. The timetable for Sunday is below: 0700 – Arrive at Buttermere and park. The coach will be picking up RUNNERS ONLY from the bottom of Newlands Pass (Postcode – CA13 9UZ; what3words – muffin.hats.loom) All runners MUST carry the following kit: First…

Montane Trail Series – ENTRIES OPEN!

Entries are now open for the 2022 Montane Trail Series, dates and distances are as follows: Delamere Forest 10k and half marathon, Sunday January 9th Grizedale Forest half and full marathon, Sunday February 6th Howgills half and full marathon, Sunday May 15th Ullswater Way 10 and 20 milers, Saturday June 4th We look forwards to…

Lakeland 50 & 100 Recce Days 2021/22

The recce days give you the opportunity to practice on the course and experience the terrain and navigation required. We split the 100 miles route into 4 quarters (sections 1,2,3 & 4) to cover the full 100 course. The 50 mile event is the final 50 miles of the 100 course, so this means that…