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Lake District Challenge

Event Type Trek, Jog or Run
Date 8 - 9 June 2024
Location Lake District
Registration Fee £20 - £100 depending on option chosen
Fundraising Target £150 - £575 depending on option chosen
Distance Options Quarter, Half or Full Challenge
Event Organsier Action Challenge

Choose a charity sponsorship place and get 50% off your registration fee - just select Alzheimer's Society as your charity on signup!

The Challenge

Walk, jog, or run the Lake District Challenge and take on England's finest countryside at your pace. Choose your distance - with many options, from 10km up to 100km. Test yourself on a fantastic Ultra Challenge and you'll get the best support & hospitality all the way.

The challenge starts in Kendal, then heads in a loop taking in a couple of tough hills to Ambleside, a half way point by Lake Windermere, forests, and nature reserves - with some stunning views en route - before a huge welcome and celebration after a momentous journey.

Your entry includes free food and drink at regular rest stops, plus support including medics, marshals and massage. As you cross the finish line, you’ll get a glass of fizz and a medal to commemorate your achievement.

As Alzheimer's Society are an official partner on this event, you get a 50% discount on the ‘Full Sponsorship’ registration fee when signing up to support us.

The route 

Distance options

  • Full Challenge (100km) –Kendal to Kendal loop
  • 1st Half Challenge (50km) – Kendal to Lakeside, Windermere
  • 2nd Half Challenge (50km) – Lakeside, Windermere to Kendal
  • 1st Quarter Challenge (29km) – Kendal to Ambleside


You only need to raise half of the fundraising target 3 weeks ahead of the Lake District Challenge to confirm your place - you can then top up the rest during, and after, the challenge!

Charity sponsorship - pay a small registration fee and do lots of fundraising!
Remember you only need to raise half of the fundraising target to confirm your place.

Full Challenge (100km) - £40 registration fee + £575 in fundraising

Half Challenge (50km) - £30 registration fee + £360 in fundraising

Quarter Challenge (29km) - £20 registration fee + £240 in fundraising

Mixed Funding - pay a higher contribution to the cost of your place and fundraise less

Full Challenge (100km) - £100 registration fee + £300 in fundraising

Half Challenge (50km) - £75 registration fee + £225 in fundraising

Quarter Challenge (29km) - £50 registration fee + £150 in fundraising

Don't worry, we're on hand to help you reach your goal, with lots of fundraising materials at the ready! Please get in touch for a chat if you have any questions, we're always happy to hear from you.



For further information about the challenge, its inclusions and FAQs, please visit the official organiser's website.

If you have any fundraising questions, you can get in touch with a member of the Events team by getting in touch on the contacts below, and we will be delighted to help.

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