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100 Years of heritage meets cutting-edge Sports Science

Kendal Mint Company

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100 Years of heritage meets cutting-edge Sports Science

Kendal Mint Company

10% OFF

Together with an original manufacturer and also an Informed Sport BRC AA manufacturing facility, our team of experts have created a great range of outstanding evolutionary products, derived from the original energy bar, for today’s sports nutrition market.

Not only are our products packed with additional benefits, but they taste fantastic too!

Conquering the World

Made with sugar, glucose, water and peppermint oil, as well as a tasty treat, when consumed, also provides a very welcome boost of energy.’

In fact, it proved so effective as an energy source that it has been included in the rations of expeditions the world over. Most notably, the imperial trans-Antarctic expedition led by Ernest Shackleton in 1914.

Mint Cake has also conquered Mount Everest! Quiggins, Kendal Mint Cake was taken on a successful ascent of the world’s tallest mountain by Sir Chris Bonington in 1975. In the same year, Quiggins Mint Cake was taken down the world’s deepest pothole, called Everest in Reverse’, in Papua New Guinnea!

More latterly Actor Ewan McGregor and Charlie Bowman included Kendal Mint Cake in their supplies for their 2004 round the world motorcycle trip ‘The Long Way round.’ Wind the clock forward to 2019, and we could see clearly where the future for Kendal Mint Cake lay.

For Today’s Active Lives

At KMC, we believe that when it comes to sport and exercise, fuelling your body is the key to success. Whether you’re taking a long walk in the Lake District, completing a marathon or pedalling your way across the country, your body can only give you as much as it gets.

Our diverse range of update, rejuvenated, “recharged” products will bring out the best in your body every step of the way. Whether you need a caffeine kickstart before activity, an energy boost along the way or targeted recovery when you’re done, we’ve got you covered.

Choose from Energy Gels, Hydration & Energy Drink Mixes, Protein Recovery, or Energy Bars to get the delivery that suits you.

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.