|Date: 19 Jun 2021||Registration Fee: £20/25|
Dalemain House and Gardens, CA11 0HB
|Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/26 mile||Terrain:Hilly|
|Registration Fee: £20/25||Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/26 mile||Terrain: Hilly|
Hike a marathon or half marathon through the Lake District National Park. Starting in the beautiful grounds at Dalemain House the route follows the Ullswater Way with stunning views across Ullswater Lake.
Full marathon: £25 registration fee and £250 fundraising pledge
Half marathon: £20 registration fee and £250 fundraising pledgeView hike map
Free Macmillan walking top
A clearly marked route
Regular refuelling stops with snacks and drinks
Free buffet lunch and hot food at the finish
Finisher's medal and bubbly
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It took a bit of convincing to get my mum and best mate to do it with me but once they got started they loved it! It was such a special day for us and one we’ll never forget.
Marion, Lake District Mighty Hiker, 2019
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The registration fee for the full marathon is £25, and for the half marathon is £20. You pay your registration fee online upon completing the registration form. The registration fee is non-refundable.
For the full marathon and the half marathon we ask everyone to pledge to raise £250 to support people living with cancer. Click on Your Hike in the navigation bar where we have lots of useful information and resources to help you get started.
The deadline to register for the Lake District Mighty Hike half and full marathon is Friday 4th June 2021 or when the event sells out.
It is only possible to transfer from the full marathon to the half marathon event. Please know that if you request to transfer to the lower distance the £5 difference in registration fees will not be refunded.
Transferring to the half marathon distance is not possible if the request is made less than 2 weeks before the event as registration will be closed or if the half marathon event is full.
If you wish to change from the half marathon to the full marathon you will need cancel your place and re-register for the full marathon and pay the full registration fee.
There is a 10% discount on the registration fee for teams of 5+. The discount code is generated when you complete the registration form which you need to enter in the promotional code box before proceeding to payment.
The Team Captain will receive a unique registration link in their confirmation email which can be forwarded on to any new individual who wants to join the team. Please note that the team start time may not be available if all places have been filled.
Yes, you will need to raise the minimum fundraising amount of £250 for each member of your team. You can, however, choose to split the total in any way you like between the team if some people are comfortable raising more than others.
The full and half marathon start at Dalemain House and Gardens, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0HB. See it on this Google map.
The full marathon finishes at Lowther Castle, Lowther, Penrith, CA10 2HH.
The half marathon finishes at Jenkins Field, Glenridding, Penrith, CA11 0PB.
Parking is available at the start at Dalemain Country House and at the finish at Lowther Castle, and you can book this through the registration form.
If you park at the finish at Lowther Castle, complimentary shuttles will be running to the start from 5.30am – 8.30am. It’s a 20-minute drive so leave in plenty of time for your start wave. If you park at the start at Dalemain House, complimentary shuttles will be running from the finish back to the start until 10pm.
Parking is available at the start at Dalemain Country and at the full marathon distance finish at Lowther Castle, which you can book when you register.
Complimentary coaches will be running from the finish at Jenkins Field back to Dalemain House from 1pm until 5pm.
It’s a 10-minute taxi ride from Penrith Station to the start at Dalemain Country House. For the full marathon, complimentary coaches will be running from the finish at Lowther Castle to Penrith Station until 10pm.
The full marathon will set off in waves 20 minutes apart, between 6.50am and 9.30am.
The half marathon will set off in waves 20 minutes apart, between 9.50am and 10.10am.
Registration will be open at Dalemain House between 5pm and 8pm on the Friday before the event, and will re-open between 5.50am and 9.10am on event day.
We ask everyone to arrive one hour before their start time and no earlier.
We estimate that the fastest full marathon walkers will finish in 7.5 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 12.5 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 10pm.
We estimate that the fastest half marathon walkers will finish in 4 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 6 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 6pm.
Therefore, when you choose your start time, please select an earlier wave if you consider yourself a slower walker and a later wave if you consider yourself a faster walker.
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