FAQs

Ambleside Trail 60

Before the event

Entries will close at 10:00am on Wednesday 9 September 2020, or when entries reach the maximum number of 1,000, whichever comes first.
You will receive your race pack on the Wednesday before the event. You will need to collect your timing chip and race number when you register before the race. You are encouraged to register your entry on Saturday if at all possible to avoid congestion on the Sunday morning.
As stated in our Terms and Conditions and as per UK AA rules and regulations, the right to participate in the event is highly individual and as such entries and race numbers are non-transferable. We may be able to defer entries in certain circumstances, please contact us with your request.
If participants wish to cancel their entry they need to contact the Brathay Running team. We are unable to offer refunds or deferrals in case of cancellation. Any requests must be recieved before 7 September. Please contact the Brathay Running team here.

During the event

There are multiple car parks available in Ambleside. Details of car parks will be included in the event programme.
There will be a bag storage in Rothay Park.
Runners will assemble in Rothay Park at 7:45am for final instructions. The race will start at 08:00am. You will receive your timing chip along with your race number at registration. When arriving at Rothay Park, you will need to clear your chip. Please follow the signage and instructions from race officials as to how to do this. If you do not clear your chip we will be unable to provide you with a finish time.
A detailed map of the course will be displayed at registration. The route will be flagged during the event. Details of the route can also be found on the event page.
The time limit for completion of the course is 14hrs. Runners must pass the following points within the cut off times: Boon Crag Wood Yard (15km) - 11:30, Langdale Campsite (30km) - 15:00, Langstrath (40 km) - 17:30, Grasmere (52km) - 20:15, Finish (60km) - 22:00.
Yes - thank you! We rely on volunteers to ensure the day runs smoothly and there are various roles available. To request more information please complete our volunteer enquiry form.

After the event

No shower facilities are available (there is a river)...
Yes, there will be an awards ceremony. It is expected to take place between 3-4pm (based on award winner finish times).
A full set of results will be available shortly after the race under the results section on our website.