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The Lake District National Park is home to some of the most technical, scenic, challenging and rewarding running country in England. After years of running its fells, ridges, singletrack and trails in every season, we know the best of the Lakes like the back of our hand, and we can’t wait to share it with you.

Full day: £160 | Half day: £100 | Discounts for groups of 2 – 6 

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What to expect

Every guided run is completely made-to-measure, so whether you’re looking for a chilled- out morning or afternoon exploring the Lake District’s finest hidden trails, or an adrenaline- fuelled ridge-running adventure, we can promise you an unforgettable running experience. Whether you want to recce a particular route; bag a hard-to-reach summit; take your first steps into a new style of running (trail, fell or sky); or just relax and enjoy some Lakeland vistas without the pressure of navigation, with our expert guides you’ll be in safe hands. 

Who is it for?

Guided trail, fell and skyrunning experiences are completely made to measure: as such, they’re suitable for runners of all abilities and experience. Whether you’re dipping your toe in the water of a new style of running, or looking to bag a particular route or summit, we will plan a day to fit your needs. 

Come on your own, or bring your friends: discounts are available for groups of 2 – 6. See our Price List for full details.

Max group size: 6. If you have a larger group, please contact us for further information. 

What's included

Meet in an easy-to-reach Lakeland town/village

  • Kit check (we carry extras of most things, so we can help out with anything you may be missing!)
  • A pre-planned route to suit your goals and interests
  • Navigation, guiding and expert support throughout the day
  • Return to your designated pick-up point at the end of your run.

Full day courses run from 09:30 to 16:30 with a break for lunch; half day courses may be booked for the morning or afternoon. 

What to bring

  • Waterproof jacket & trousers (taped seams please)
  • Spare L/S base layer, Primaloft layer or similar (no cotton please)
  • Hat or buff
  • Gloves
  • Survival Bag
  • Whistle
  • Hill food/Lunch Snacks
  • Race Vest/Small Pack to put it all in.
  • Aggressive-soled running shoes for mountain terrain

Please check the weather forecast in advance your guided run, and come prepared. 

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