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Lake District Challenge

When: 8 - 9 June 2024
Start: Kendal basecamp
Distance: 100 km (50, 42, 29 and 10 km routes also available)
Price for Shout fundraisers: £10 - £40
Fundraising pledge: £100 - £575

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Take on England's finest countryside

Walk, jog, or run the Lake District Challenge and take on England's finest countryside at your pace. Choose your distance - the full challenge Kendal loop, half challenge, quarter challenge, 10km or the new Lake District Marathon distance.

The challenge starts in Kendal. From there, you'll loop your way through Ambleside and Lake Windermere with some stunning views en route - before a huge welcome and celebration back at basecamp.

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Taking part in the Lake District Challenge 2024 costs just £10 - £40, depending on the distance you choose to take on. For the full challenge, Shout fundraisers pay £40 and pledge to raise £575.

What's included?

Your entry includes free food and drink at regular rest stops, plus support including medics, marshals and massage teams. As you cross the finish line, you’ll get a glass of fizz, t-shirt, and a medal to commemorate your achievement.

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How your fundraising helps

Shout is the only free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone in the UK struggling to cope. Every 60 seconds, someone reaches out to us in distress.

By taking on the Lake District Ultra Challenge and raising money for Shout, you could help us to support children, young people and adults in their moment of crisis.

That support could be life-saving.

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I'd just like to say thank you for your kind support. It's kept me alive for today, by just having an understanding ear. I feel more rational now.

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