Saturday 13th June 2020 - Sunday 14th June 2020

Location: Kendal Rugby Club

Website: http://www.ultrachallenge.com/lake-district-challenge

Admission: Participants must register in advance, details available on the challenge website

The Challenge Base Camp is in Kendal. From there it’s a 100km anticlockwise loop taking in a couple of tough hills, Ambleside, a half way point by Lake Windermere, forests, and nature reserves – with some stunning views enroute – before a huge welcome and celebration back at Base Camp after a momentous journey. There are 100km / 50km and 25km options available.

For all levels of experience

  • 100km full challenge
  • 2 day 100km ‘daylight’ option
  • Half challenge options
  • Quarter challenge option
  • 8 covered rest stops
  • Free food & drink
  • Walk at your pace – 24 hrs+
  • Run or jog – set a new goal
  • Camping options
  • YMCA rooms at 50km stop
  • Fully signed route
  • Medics, marshals, massage
  • For charity or self fund
  • Medal, t shirt, glass of fizz
  • 4 UTMB points available
  • Shuttle busses & transfers
  • Optional training walks
  • Challenge mobile app

It will be fun, rewarding, and achievable with some determination, resolve, and spirit. Join us for an unforgettable Lakes weekend – and push yourself further!

Some other events in June 2020

Wednesday 3rd June 2020 1:00pm

Jessica Duchen – ‘Words and Music’

An illustrated musical talk by critic, journalist & music-lover Jessica Duchen, author of the Beethoven novel ‘Immortal’.

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Wednesday 3rd June 2020 7:30pm

Castalia String Quartet

In past Festivals, this quartet has taken us to all the major quartet composers in the repertoire. This year Mozart K589, and, excitingly, Jen Hartley’s String Quartet No 1 and maybe more riches to come

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Thursday 4th June 2020 1:00pm

Sedbergh School’s Young Musicians

Significant talent on our doorstep

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Thursday 4th June 2020 8:00pm

Sedbergh Orchestra

The central work of the performance will be Carnival of Animals’ by Saint-Saens but it will also include Dvorak’s Carnival Overture.

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Friday 5th June 2020 1:00pm

The Topsy Turvy World Of Gilbert & Sullivan

Judith Buckle and Matthew Craven celebrate with words  and music the hugely successful theatrical partnership of W.S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur  Sullivan.

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Friday 5th June 2020 7:30pm

Bach to the Future

Percussion led bebop meets German Baroque, keyboard glistened jazz melds with high polyphony. This is Bach played the way you never thought he could be in this concert for all ages, played with love and respect for Bach, as well as showing energy for the future.

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