The Reindeer & The Fox, A Christmas Story

As you prepare for your 145 mile journey to reach Santa, we thought we’d get the festive feelings flowing by bringing you the full story of the Reindeer & The Fox. You can download the story for free as a PDF format and the book has been beautifully illustrated by Richard Durning’s Primary School in…

Supporting Team True Spirit

Team True Spirit was formed in 2009 by Mark Airey at the height of the Afghanistan conflict and the original purpose was to inspire, enable and support a group of seriously injured service personnel, through endurance sports events. Since then it has gone from strength to strength and has helped over 1000 wounded, injured or…

Lakeland 50 & 100 Christmas Appeal 2021

For those of you who follow the Lakeland 50 & 100 on social media, you will be well aware of the funds raised and donated to charity on a daily basis. Our Epic Kidz charity, funded by Lakeland 50 & 100 and Epic Events started as a way to fund children in sport and has…

Lakeland 50 & 100 Virtual Ultra – Team Entries Now Open

You now have the ability to enter the Lakeland Virtual Ultra as a team or group. You can can see from the picture below, when you enter, there is a section which says ‘join existing team’. If you are a ‘general solo entry’ and wish to enter either the 50 or 100 and complete the…

Lakeland Virtual Ultra Run, 14th-21st July 2021

ENTRY PAGE NOW LIVE, CLICK HERE TO ENTER The Lakeland 50 & 100 Virtual Ultra Run will take place between the 14th and the 21st July 2021. There are two options: you can choose the Lakeland 50 or Lakeland 100 (actually 105 miles) distance and you have 7 days to complete the challenge. You can walk or…

Lakeland 50 & 100 Recce Days 2020/21

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 sections to cover the full 100 course. The 50 mile event is the final 50 miles of the 100 course, so this means that your relevant sections are…

2021 ballot entries go live Tuesday September 1st at 9am.

Ballot opens 9am – midnight, Tuesday 1st September. We have an additional 500 places and if you wish to be considered for the event in 2021, please add your name and details. Things to know: 1. You can only register from 9am to midnight, Tuesday September 1st, on the entry page (link below).2. The time…

2020 Event Cancellation

It is with great sadness that we have to issue the following statement. We have previously said that we would make the decision to cancel the 2020 Lakeland 50 & 100 when we reached a point where we felt that the event could no longer safely go ahead. Sadly we believe we are now at…

Lakeland 100 Recce Day 3 – Buttermere to Dalemain, 23rd May 2020

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 leave at 8:00am from Dalemain Estate near Pooley Bridge, please park your…

Recce Weekend January 18th 2020, Ambleside to Coniston Night Run

The second recce of the 19/20 season 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 leave Ambleside Parish Hall (CP12) and climbs over Loughrigg, before following the main track into Great…