Lakeland Trails - Hawkshead

Starting and finishing at Hawkshead, the 17km Hawkshead Trail Race, 17km Hawkshead Trail Challenge and 10km Hawkshead Trail Run follow circuits along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways, taking in panoramic views of Lake Windermere and the surrounding peaks of the Coniston Hills, the Langdales and most of the Lakeland fells.

Participants running the Lakeland Trails - Hawkshead

£3 - £29
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The Lakeland Trails - Hawkshead Course

All of the routes take in the infamous, mile long, near vertical, killer climb of the "Coffin Trail"! Underfoot conditions are generally good, particularly for those used to off-road running.

A carnival atmosphere is guaranteed for both spectators and competitors, with live music, race commentary, food and drink all available at the start and finish. So, whether you're new to trail running, an experienced athlete, or simply looking for an unforgettable day out in the Lake District, a family-friendly, festival atmosphere and some amazing trail running awaits you!


10K Hawkshead Trail Run Earlybird Entry Fee inc. VAT @20% - £29

A shorter distance event for everyone over the age of 16, on a well marked and marshalled course, with graded runnable climbs and descents. There is a time limit of 2 hours and to enter you must be at least 16 years old.


17K Hawkshead Trail Challenge Earlybird Entry Fee inc. VAT @20% - £29

An event for less competitive runners and fitness walkers. If you want to take it easy and enjoy the views, this is the one for you. There is a time limit of 3 hours for the Challenge and to enter you must be at least 18 years old.


17K Hawkshead Trail Race Earlybird Entry Fee inc. VAT @20% - Start 14.00

For the competitive runner, a well marked and marshalled course with fast, graded runnable climbs and descents for those used to off road running. There is a time limit of 2 hours for the Race and to enter you must be at least 18 years old.


Children's Fun Trails (£3) - Start 12.30 (Enter on the day)

Fun runs for all abilities of children (under 12) within the finishing arena. No entry limit for children and they can enter on the day.


Event Location: Hawkshead Recreation Ground, Hawkshead