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The Run – 5 x 5.2m

We feel this five lap marathon course has everything, breath taking views, a virtually flat profile and the potential for great run 5.2m 2017spectator support.

Leaving transition the route takes in some little known hidden areas of the town before heading North on theCumbrianWay.On the approach toPortinscalethe mightySkiddawcomes into view in all its 3,053ft of glory - overlooking and protectingKeswickin equal measure. The route then utilises the A5721 for an out and back section, which is closed to traffic allowing athletes the chance to keep tabs on their competitors and also enjoy support from friends and family without worrying about cars.

The route then heads back towardsKeswicktown centre, once again passing throughElliot Park before crossing The Heads where the breathtaking lakes view reappears.

Dropping down towards Hope Park athletes must complete five loops before entering the magical red carpet finish chute where you will all hear words that make it all worthwhile: "You Are aLakesman".

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