ASICS Windermere Marathon - Frequently Asked Questions

When do entries close?

Entries will close on Wednesday 17th May 2017, or when entries reach the maximum number of 1500, 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 and car parking pass at the end of April/early May. You will need to collect your timing chip and race number when you register at Brathay Hall before the race. You are encouraged to register your entry on Friday 19th or Saturday 20th May if at all possible to avoid congestion on the Sunday morning.

Can I transfer my race number to someone else?

As stated in our Terms and Conditions, 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 Aly Knowles with your request: alyson.knowles@brathaychallenges.com

Where can I park?

Car parking is available at the event centre at £5 per car for marathon runners, spectators and visitors to Go Active at Brathay.

Are there changing facilities on race day?

Changing facilities and a baggage storage area will be available behind the registration area on race day. The baggage storage area will be locked at the start of the race until the arrival of the first runners. Valuables such as car keys can be left at the event reception area.

What time does the race start?

Runners will assemble on the front lawn of Brathay Hall at 10.10am for final information/instructions and the race will start at 10.30am.

Where is the course?

Details of the route can be found on the event page. A detailed map of the course will also be displayed at Registration.

What is the course time limit?

The time limit for completion of the course is 6hrs 30mins. Runners must be at the mid-way cut-off point (Newby Bridge) before 3hrs 15mins.

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

Refreshment and first aid stations are shown on the course map. There will be bottled water and sports energy drinks available.

What do runners receive for completing the marathon and are T-shirts included in the entry fee?

All runners receive a medal on finishing the marathon, winners in various age categories also receive a trophy and prize. Brathay Windermere Marathon race T-shirts will be able to buy at the event or online from Pete Bland Sports.

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 stay at Brathay Hall before the race?

Yes! Details on accommodation at Brathay Hall, Hawkshead and the surrounding area are available here.