Lakes in a Day

Race Reports

50 miles, 4000m ascent – a journey on foot from the very top of the Lake District at Caldbeck to the very bottom, at Cartmel, via the stunning Helvellyn Ridge and the western shoreline of Lake Windermere.
This was what awaited ultra runners Matt Capsey and Ian Morris.

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Runners, are you ready?

In a race where the GB athlete Ricky Lightfoot won the event in a mind blowing 8:47:07, Ian finished in an incredible 14:52:42 with Matt finishing in 17:55:02, both athletes covering over 53 miles.
To even contemplate running 50 miles across any terrain is hard to comprehend so huge congratulations to you both.