FAQs

When can I register for the race?

You can register for the event online from 15th May each year.

 

Can I get a refund if I can’t attend the race?

Sorry we cannot give refunds, however we can defer your entry to the following year.

 

Is there car parking?

There is limited car parking at the rugby club for 150 cars at £4 per car.  We would ask anyone staying in town to please walk down to the club.  There are several pay and display car parks within walking distance.

 

Where is the start?

Start of race is at Portinscale (just beyond the footbridge). Approximately 20 minutes stroll to the start. Please do not leave it until the last minute and follow the signs and marshall’s instructions.

 

Can I register on the day?

Yes you can but it will cost £3 extra.

 

Is there first aid?

First Aid cover is supplied by the local St.John Ambulance.

 

Is there a fun run for kids?

Yes

– 350m course

– Start at the rugby club 11.45am

– Adults need to be there for supervision

– Feel free to run with your children if you want to.

– £4 per child

 

Who organises the race?

The race is organised by Keswick Rugby Club to raise funds to support rugby throughout the year.  We raise money through our events to pay a full time Rugby Development Officer who spends most of his time coaching junior rugby in the town.  For more information have a look at the rugby club website www.keswickrugbyclub.co.uk

 

Are there toilets at the start?

There will be a limited number of porta loos at the start of the race.  Toilets are availble in the rugby club.

 

Is there a minimum age?

Yes there is. You must be 18 years old or above on the day of the race.

 

How many entrants are there?

The race is limited to 1000 runners.

 

Can I buy a slate medallion?

This year there will be some available to buy from the rugby club for £5.

 

Are there any prizes?

Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female and the winners of all Masters age groups. Each runner will receive Keswick Half Marathon T-Shirt. Slate medallions will be available in the club house at a cost of £5 each on a first come first served basis.

Course Record Prize: A new course record will win £200

 

Is the course suitable for wheelchairs?

We feel that the course is not suitable for people wanting to bring wheelchairs or pushchairs.

 

Is the course suitable for Nordic Walking?

We feel that the course is not suitable for Nordic Walking.

 

Can I wear headphones?

No – the roads are still open to cars as usual so wearing headphones would be a risk to your safety.

 

Can I run with my dog?

No, sorry.

 

Is there a team category?

No, sorry.