Lakes Sky Ultra

9 July 2022
Seathwaite, uk
Ambleside, Lake District, UK (England)
YOUR RATING:
0.0/5
mountains race
57 KM
1 day
100 Runners
Difficulty:    Brutal
ENTRY FEE:    100 GBP

57km with 3700m ascent | Category – Sky Ultra | July 9th 2022 | Location – Patterdale | Entries OPEN NOW | Entry Fee: £100

If you’re looking for a serious challenge, this is it. Inspired by the great ultra distance sky races of Europe, Lakes Sky Ultra™ is one of the most technically demanding course-marked race’s in the Lake District. Entries are open to all skyrunners that will tackle this ultra-distance route, taking in Striding and Swirral Edge amongst other wonderfully technical terrain, demanding that the competitors have superb mountain skills.

Please note: There is now ‘NO VETTING’ for entry into the Lakes Sky Ultra

The course is now run in an ANTI CLOCKWISE direction, which is opposite to previous years

Read the Ian Corless review of the 2015 edition HERE.

Event Organiser

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Global - Virtual

Elevation

A virtual race which can be run at any time shown on the dates shown, on any type of terrain in any country.

Suitable for

For runners from beginners to experienced as you choose your own course and challenge based on the guidelines and options set by the virtual race organiser.

Endurance - Multi-activity

Elevation

An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

Suitable for

Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

Brutal

Elevation

Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude)

Suitable for

Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

Expert

Elevation

Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat)

Suitable for

Experienced runners who have completed at least 4 ultras in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

Advanced

Elevation

Increase of up to 1500 metres

Suitable for

Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

Intermediate

Elevation

Increase of up to 1000 metres

Suitable for

Runners who have completed at least one ultra in last 6 months or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

Beginner

Elevation

Very little change < 500 metres

Suitable for

First ultra event. Runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running (>26 miles) in the last 6 months.