Langdale Half Marathon - Frequently Asked Questions

When do entries close?

Entries will close on Wednesday 17th October 2018, or when entries reach the maximum number of 1,000 whichever comes first.

I have entered – what happens next?

You will receive email confirmation of your entry and further emails with useful information and training tips. Please also check this website regularly for further information.

When do I receive my race pack and timing chip?

You will receive your race pack shortly before the event. You will need to collect your timing chip and race number when you register at the Sticklebarn before the race.

Can I transfer my race number to someone else?

As stated in our Terms and Conditions and in line with UKAA 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.

Can I cancel or defer my entry and get a refund?

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. Please contact the Brathay Running team here.

Is there car parking?

Car parking is available in the Great Langdale valley close to the event centre. There are three car parks:

1. National Trust event field: £5

2. National Trust Pay & Display car park: £6 upto 4hrs; £7 all day

3. Lake District National Park Pay & Display car park: £6 upto 4hrs; £8 all day

Are there changing facilities on race day?

Changing facilities and bag storage will be available at the Sticklebarn. The bag storage area will be locked at the start of the race until the arrival of the first runners.

What time does the race start?

The race will start at 10.30am

Where is the course?

Details of the route can be found on the event page.

What is the course time limit?

The time limit for completion of the course is 3hrs 30mins. Runners must pass Skelwith Bridge before 2hrs.

Is there a sweep vehicle if I am injured?

Yes – the sweep vehicle will follow at 15 minute mile pace (3hrs 15mins total time).

Where are the refreshment stations and what will be available at them?

Refreshment stations are positioned at approximately 3 mile intervals around the course and will be signposted in advance. There will be 330ml bottle of water with sports caps & High5 Zero electrolyte sports drinks available. There will be litter bins positioned a short distance after each refreshment station for you to dispose of any water bottles and/or cups/wrappers. Please make use of these.

Can I get a shower after the race?

No facilities are available at the event centre.

Will there be an awards ceremony?

Marathon and Half:

The awards ceremony will be at Sticklebarn beginning at 3:00pm. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the race winners as well as 1st and 2nd places in all age categories. Please note that only the 1st place prizes in each age category will be awarded at the awards ceremony, 2nd place prizes will be available to collect from Registration at Sticklebarn.

Local winners:

A prize for the first local runner is also given to those living in the following postcodes:

LA8, LA9, LA11, LA21, LA22, LA23

A full set of results will be available shortly after the race on the Brathay Challenges website and via post event newsletters and social media.

All runners who complete the Langdale Marathon and Half Marathon will receive a medal.

I would like to volunteer on the day – is this possible?

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.

Can I run with a dog?

Unfortunately you can't run with a dog. Maybe enter the Christmas Pudding 10K - all dogs welcome!