Dates: 9-21st August 2020
Duration: 13 days, 12 nights
Prices range from:
- €2,620.00 per person – Double room (shared)
- €3,020.00 per person – Single supplement
You will pay a deposit of 10% to secure your spot. Once confirmed, your tour operator will charge the remaining amount.
Terrain: Trail | Backcountry lane
Average daily running distance: 20-30km with a few 40km days
Longest running distance: 42 km
What level of running is this trip suitable for?
All runners. The suggested minimum to participate is the ability to complete a half marathon distance at 60-70 ‘event pace’ and able to run another 15+km next day again at 50-60% pace. We stop a lot en route. There is no pressure on pace. Recovery is excellent each day with good rests and meals.
Are there any alternatives for non-runners?
B&B and small pub-style accommodation 3-4 star plus one night in Manchester Abode (or similar style hotel). Rooming will be twin share unless you choose the single supplement (+€400).
We try to provide vegan/vegetarian and other dietary requests where possible, however, be aware that we are limited by what accommodation and small villages can cater to. We do our best to provide upon request.
DAY 1 | ARRIVAL
Arrive at the Abode Hotel Manchester, near Piccadilly Station. Here, the tour group will meet up, and go for afternoon shake out run around the canals (8km).
DAY 2 | ST BEES
Today, we will go by minibus from Manchester to St Bees. Here, there will be some leisure time, we’ll go for a warm-up run of 3-5 km, and otherwise rest and prepare ourselves for the upcoming adventure.
DAY 3 | RUN DAY 1
From St Bees to Ennerdale Bridge. Distance: 26 km.
DAY 4 | RUN DAY 2
From Ennerdale Bridge to Grasmere (via Haystack and High Stile). Distance: 40.6 km.
DAY 5 | RUN DAY 3
From Grasmere to Bampton. Distance: 37.6 km.
DAY 6 | RUN DAY 4
From Bampton to Kirkby Stephens. Distance: 42.3 km.
DAY 7 | RUN DAY 5
From Kirky Stephens to Keld. Distance: 19.5 km.
DAY 8 | RUN DAY 6
From Keld to Richmond. Distance: 40.6 km.
DAY 9 | RUN DAY 7
From Richmond to Ingleby Cross. Distance: 38 km.
DAY 10 | RUN DAY 8
From Ingleby Cross to Blakey. Distance: 33 km.
DAY 11 | RUN DAY 9
From Blakey to Grosmont. Distance: 21.3 km.
DAY 12 | RUN DAY 10
From Grosmont to Robin Hood’s Bay. Distance: 28 km.
DAY 13 | DEPARTURE
From Robin Hood’s Bay to Manchester.
*You will arrive in Manchester approx. noon – 2 pm in time for evening flights. We can drop directly to the airport. If you prefer to stay overnight in Manchester please arrange so yourself.
What’s Included in the Price?
- B&B accommodation
- Breakfast and lunch
- The first pub drink daily
- Luggage transfers