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Trail Pursuit Lake District; Marathon, Half, 10k, 5k & Kids mile Trail Pursuit Lake District; Marathon, Half, 10k, 5k & Kids mile Trail Pursuit Lake District; Marathon, Half, 10k, 5k & Kids mile

Trail Pursuit Lake District; Marathon, Half, 10k, 5k & Kids mile

Keswick, Cumbria

CA12 5XJ, Keswick, United Kingdom

Fri 27th May 2022 - Sun 29th May 2022


Trail Pursuit has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

27-29 May 2022, join us as we venture to Seathwaite, a stunning location just off the southern end of the Borrowdale Valley, south of Keswick in the Lake District National Park.

Nestled in the depths of a valley, this remote spot is the ideal playground for our trail race festival with direct access to the fells & surrounding idyllic countryside with lakes for a dip & refreshing soaks under waterfalls.

Choose from Mountain Marathon, Trail Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Kids 1 mile distances. All levels welcome!

+Weekend Activities:
🧘 Vinyasa flow yoga & breathwork classes
🎤 Inspiring athlete speakers & adventure films
❄️ Ice bath experience
🏕️ Weekend camping, glamping, campervans
🌈 Workshops, live music & festival vibes!

What's Included

Fully marked course
Fully chip timed
Finishers eco medal
Yoga all weekend
Nutrition by Mountain Fuel & Voom
Live film screening
Live music: bands & DJs
Inspiring athlete speakers
Navigation & Breathwork workshops
Sports expo
Official event photography
On-site first aid
On-site camping (with Race + Festival + Camping Ticket)

How to Get There

They are approximately 50 minutes from the M6 at junction 40, Penrith.

Nearby Stonethwaite and Rosthwaite (both about 2.5 miles) have good country pubs that serve food.

The market towns of Cockermouth (a stunning 18 mile drive) and Keswick (an equally stunning drive of about 9 miles) are both in easy reach for those requiring supplies or retail therapy.


Seathwaite Farm campsite is at the southern end of the Borrowdale Valley south of Keswick in the Lake District.

Course Details

A mix of terrain including hard packed trails, rocky elevated fells & bridleways ways, taking in panoramic views of the Lake District!


  • Are the races open to all levels of trail runner?

    Yes. Trail Pursuit is inclusive for beginner & experienced trail runners alike. However, for the mountain marathon we recommend you have adequate fell running & mountain experience under your belt as there are challenging technical parts.

  • Do you need to navigate on these races?

    No, all routes are fully marked & marshalled so you can focus on the epic trail running.

  • Is there an age limit to enter the races?

    Yes. All individual entrants for 5K through to marathon must be aged 17 or over. This is to comply with UK Athletics guidance. For the Kids 1 Mile race any age between 5 - 12 years old.

  • Can adults run with juniors?

    Absolutely! Sharing the experience is fully encouraged.

  • Can I transfer my place to another runner?

    Yes, please do this before the cut off date 30 days before the event. This is to ensure administration, timing & logistics are taken care of.

  • When does the yoga, breathwork & navigation workshops take place?

    Our qualified yoga, breathwork & navigation teachers will lead sessions across the weekend. Exact times to be confirmed.

  • Do I need to bring a tent?

    Included in your RACE + FESTIVAL + CAMPING ticket is x2 nights camping At Seathwaite Farm, Friday - Sunday. Please bring your own tent & camping gear.

  • Can I bring a campervan?

    Yes, you're welcome to bring your camper! Please purchase your Campervan Pass separately at checkout. Want to run & stay in your campervan? Choose RACE & FESTIVAL Ticket & also add the Campervan Pass. Campervans will park in a separate field.

  • Can I bring a dog?

    We are canicross friendly! Please ensure your dog is at least 1 year of age & confident around other dogs & humans. We kindly ask you keep them on a lead throughout & please pickup & dispose of their poop!


Race Registration will take place from 3-8pm on Friday 27th May. Race Registration will also be open between 7-8.45am on Saturday 28th May.

Look out for signs to the registration tents, they will be clearly signed!

what's not included

Drinks & snacks (extra)

Shower Pass (Valid Fri-Sun, £15)

Weekend Parking Pass (Valid Fri-Sun, £15)

Campervan Pass (Valid Fri-Sun, £55) - Please book the ticket without camping and select the camper van pass as an addition

Kit List

- Waterproof jacket (taped seams)
- Waterproof trousers (taped seams)
- Spare base layer
- Hat/Buff
- Gloves
- Emergency bag (not foil blanket)
- Whistle
- Fully charged mobile phone
- High energy snacks
- 500ml minimum liquid
- Personal cup
- Headtorch (Marathon & only)

Race starts


Marathon: 08:00

Half Marathon: 09:00

10K: 09:30

5K: 10:00

Kids 1 mile: 14:00

NB: An official warm up will take place approximately 15 minutes before the start of each race.


We are pleased to offer camping at Trail Pursuit: Lake District.

Camping located next to the start line.

Please note: - this is a basic campsite - fresh water tap & portaloos onsite - no electrical hookups available - no fire pits allowed

We have x2 options when booking your race!

1) Book your Race & Festival Ticket (WITH CAMPING)
2) Book your Race & Festival Ticket (WITHOUT CAMPING)

Glamping: We are pleased to offer Classic & Luxury Bell Tents.

Please book these separately at checkout (2/4/6 person glamping available).

No pets allowed inside.

  • CLASSIC BELL TENT: Includes: Bell Tent (5m/6m), Posadas high camp beds, bed sheets, luxury mattress toppers, duvet & pillows large rug & mats, tent table & bedside crate tables, fairy lights (inside and out) & bunting, personalised lightbox. £100 refundable damages deposit.
  • LUXURY BELL TENTS: Includes: Bell Tent (5m/6m), welcome hamper, Posadas high camp beds, bed sheets, luxury mattress toppers, duvet and pillows cosy blankets, towel set & camp chair (per person), fluffy bedside rugs, large rug & mats, tent table & bedside crate tables, fairy lights (inside and out) & bunting, handy power bank phone charger, personalised lightbox, lamp & torch, complimentary bottle of Prosecco per tent! £100 refundable damages deposit.


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