Lakeland Trails Festival in Keswick

The hugely popular Lakeland Trails Festival of walking and running comes to the town of Keswick on Sunday 6th September for the third round of the 2009 series. The town will come alive to the thumping beat of the Nationally acclaimed Brazilian Samba drumming band Batala Liverpool. Performing live in the Market Square Batala are top performers having played at Wembley Arena live with the Sugababes and were the stars of Notting Hill Carnival. Batala will be parading everyone to the start line on Station Road.Various events for walkers less competitive runners and more experienced runners will take place throughout the day with the courses specially designed for all abilities - everyone can take part. There’s no fear of getting lost as the routes follow marked and marshalled bridleways. With graded climbs and descents they make an ideal stepping stone for newcomers to off road running too. Many are running for their chosen charities and a group from Kendal are dressing up as Super Heroes to compete and raise money for good causes.With nearly 1000 entries already taken for this year’s event there are only a few places left so please hurry up if you want to take part in one of the best running and walking events in the UK.Children’s activities take place on Fitz Park with bouncy castles slides face painting and fun runs starting later in the day. Children can come along and enter the fun runs on the day and everyone who enters will receive a finisher’s medal.The Lakeland Trails Festival in Keswick is being supported this year by Keswick BID promoting the town of Keswick as the Adventure Capital of England and will bring the crowds back into the town for the closing ceremony and prize giving. The events are being sponsored by lifestyle brand PUMA and sock brand Bridgedale.

Venue

Keswick

Cumbria CA12 5JR

See location of Keswick on Google maps.See location on Google maps.

Map reference: NY 266234


Take jct 40 from the M6 onto the A66 from Penrith to Keswick.

Accessible by Public Transport : 18 miles from Penrith station

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Event Details

Sun 5 Sep 2010

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