FAQs

Langdale Marathon

Before the event

Entries will close Entries will close at 10:00am on Wednesday 20 October 2021, or when entries reach the maximum number of 250, whichever comes first.
You will receive email confirmation of your entry. Please also check this website and our social media channels regularly for further information.
Race packs will be sent out to runners who enter by the 8th October. If you enter after this time, you will need to collect your number and chip on the day at event registration.
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.
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.

During the event

Car parking is available in the Great Langdale valley close to the event centre. There are three car parks: 1. Event car parking field: £5. 2. National Trust Pay & Display car park: £6 up to 4hrs; £7 all day. 3. Lake District National Park Pay & Display car park: £6 up to 4hrs; £8 all day.
There are no changing facilities. There will be limited bag storage for those who arrive by public transport in a tent at the event centre.
This year participants will be able to choose whether they would like a phased start or a mass start. Phased starts will take place between 09:45 – 10:15am. The mass start will be at 10.30am.
The time limit for completion of the course is 6hrs 30mins. Runners must be complete their first lap and pass New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel before 3hrs 15mins.
There is no provision for picking up tired or injured runners except for in exceptional circumstances.
The refreshment stations are at approximately 3 miles intervals: Refreshment station 1 @ 2.4 miles / 15.5 miles Refreshment station 2 @ 5.5 miles / 18.6 miles Refreshment station 3 @ 10 miles / 23.1 miles Finish line. All have bottled water and electrolyte drink in cups
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.
Unfortunately you can't run with a dog.
“The wearing of headphones, or similar devices, (other than those medically prescribed), is not permitted in races on any single carriageway road that is not wholly closed to traffic.”This is a direct extract from UK Athletics’ Competition Rules 2018-20 edition. If any runner is seen failing to comply with this rule, regrettably we will have to disqualify.​ Runners can run with bone conducting headphones.

After the event

No facilities are available at the event centre.
The awards ceremony will be at the event centre beginning at 3:00pm. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the race winners to age category winners. 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 will receive a medal.