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ULTRA-DISTANCE CHALLENGES
LAKELAND TRAILS
LAKELAND TRAILS
An A to Z of over 50 published routes
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Mountain Challenges

The Bob Graham Round
Wainwright Bagging
Lakes Two thousands
Lakes Four Three thousands
Three Old County Tops
Joss Naylor’s Lakeland Challenge
Borrowdale Round
Buttermere Round
Fairfield Horseshoe
Kentmere Round
Ennerdale Horseshoe
Coledale Round
Newlands Round
Langdale Circuit
Mosedale Horseshoe
Wasdale Circuit

A handy summary of all the classics.
Routes under 30 miles

Lakeland Heritage Trails
Kikbymoor Round
Duddon Horseshoe
Whicham Valley Five Trigs
Duddon Triangle
Furness Five Trigs
Thirlmere Round
Grasmere Skyline
Duddon Landscape
Rydal Round
Back O’Skidda
High Street Stroll

One day challenges.  Grid reference route guide and outline maps.  Most offer badges and certificates.
Routes under 100 miles

Cistercian Way
Charnley Way
Allerdale Ramble
Traditional Hostels Walk
Cumbria Way
West Lakes Way
Furness Way
Cumberland Way
Everest Challenge
Westmorland Way




Multi-day routes with an outline map.  Where to obtain further information.  
Routes over 100 miles

Wainwright’s Tour
Furness Boundary Walk
Lakeland Round
Walk Round The Lakes
Lake District Boundary Walk
Cumbria Coastal Way
Lakeland Ridges Challenge Walk
Westmorland Heritage Walk

Multi-day routes with an outline map.   Where to obtain further Information.
MORE LAKELAND TRAILS

A brief summary of 20 other Lakeland walks - coast to coasts or links to the Lakes.
A LAKELAND ANTHOLOGY

Take an armchair stroll round the rich library of literature that the Lakes and walking have inspired.  Scattered throughout the book are quotes from a wide range of twentieth century writers most of which are out-of-print but are surprisingly refreshing.

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HAVE A GO!
The object of this website is to provide a single, ready source of information on the ultra-distance challenges which have been developed over the past three or more decades. It now offers a diverse range of long and "short", old and recent, formal and informal routes from around the UK to encourage runners of all ages and abilities to have a go.
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Further routes will be added to this site approximately twice a year. If you wish to be notified of future additions please use the contact page and put "subscribe" in the subject line, or "delete" if you wish to unsubscribe.
HELP WANTED
If you can improve on the accuracy of this resource, offer details of other routes (old and new), spot any errors in grid references, names, heights, spelling or punctuation, or find a link which does not work please let us know via the contact page.
FRA LONG DISTANCE RECORDS and NEWS
Please send details and a schedule of any record-breaking runs and the like to Martin Stone who maintains records on behalf of the Fell Runners Association.  Email: martin.stone@sportident.co.uk
COMPLETIONS
Where a route contact name is given please notify that person of your  attempt on the route to enable accurate records to be maintained for the dubious benefit of future generations of fell runners!
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