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Derwent Water Dawdle - Saturday 28th April 2018

Derwent Water Dawdle
Entries Open
Monday 12th June 2017
Entries Close
Thursday 26th April 2018
Substitutions
Substitutions are allowed for this Event.
Entries so Far
218 Participants
Waiting List Entries
13 Participants
Entry Fees
All charges for this event will be made in Pounds Sterling
Entry Fee   £21.00   

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This event is now full so all new entries will be placed on a waiting list. To get a waiting list entry just enter as normal. No payment is required at this stage as there is no guarantee of being offered a place. If the Event Organiser is able to offer you a place they will send you an email inviting you to enter. You will then be asked to come back to this site and make your payment to confirm your entry. For more details please see our Waiting List Help.

From the start at Victory Memorial Hall in Braithwaite you soon make your way to the first ascent, the summit of Cat Bells giving stunning views back towards Keswick & over Derwentwater from here you have a fast & technical descent following the lake side and make your way past the iconic Castle Crag to Rosthwaite and the first check point at the Institute.

Another steep ascent soon awaits as you head up the steps to Dock Tarn, a beautifully isolated spot. After passing Watendleth you will head to the second check point located at Surprise View (and it lives up to its name) before dropping to the famous beauty spot at Ashness Bridge. Another climb up to Walla Crag will bring yet more stunning views over Derwentwater, after another fast and fun descent. One final short optional climb to the view point at Castlehead is included before you pass through Keswick beginning your return to the start point. 

This 22 mile route features several punishing climbs totalling more than 4500ft that reward you  with full panoramic view of Derwentwater and Keswick, included in race entry fee is a comprehensive route description, timing, fully stocked check points with a variety of provisions, a hot meal at the end & a bespoke medal for all finishers.

Please note we will have a mandatory kit list of: full body waterproof cover, emergency food, minimum 500ml of water, whistle, map & compass (and know how to use them) as this a self navigated route. The GPX file & route description can be downloaded from our website. Start times are 8.30am for walkers & 9.30am for all runners.

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