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Allithwaite 8

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Saturday 4th November 2023

Entries Open
Monday 18th September 2023
Entries Close
Tuesday 31st October 2023
Entries So Far
125 Participants
Entry Fees
18 and Over £12.00
Under 18  £7.00
If EA/ARC affiliated -£2.00
Event Director - Alistair Arnott / John Douglas

Returning for the 7th edition, the Allithwaite 8 continues to build on a reputation as a friendly and uniquely local event. Around 8 miles/13 km of trail and fell and a bit of road, with around 1080 ft/330m ascent showcasing some of the best routes on the gorgeous Cartmel peninsula in the southern Lake District (around 2/3 off-road)

Marshalled and waymarked, the race starts at the Community Centre, Allithwaite (post code LA11 7QJ).

Off -road shoes recommended. Hat/gloves and full body cover/waterproofs required. (kit requirements confirmed at race registration 9.30 – 10.30 am).

Minimum age 16 years on race day (with parental consent if under 18) 

Great prizes for 1st, 2nd 3rd open men and women including cash and local food/ drink. Prizes for veteran and U18s. Entry contributes to local causes.

Free car parking close to the venue – please follow signs within the village.  Final details will be sent out to pre-registered runners and available on our website after entries close.

Toilets and refreshments available at race HQ - Allithwaite Community Centre.

Start time 11.00 (last registration/ number collection 10.30) There will be a pre-race briefing around 20 minutes before start time at race HQ. 

No water stations en route to reduce plastic waste – please bring your own water if needed. There will be water and at the finish - please bring a cup.

Other refreshments may be bought at the finish – funds go to Allithwaite Community Centre.


All enquiries regarding entries to Event Director Alistair Arnott/ John Douglas


 ARC Event permit number ARC/23/0529

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Event Location
Allithwaite Community Centre, Quarry Lane, Allithwaite, LA11 7QJ