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 £5 extra.


Is there first aid?



Is there a fun run for kids?

Yes – click here for info


Who organises the race?

The race is organised by Keswick Rugby Club to raise funds to support rugby throughout the year.  We are also raising money to help with development of a new club house.  For more information have a look at the rugby club website


Are there toilets at the start?

Toilets are available at the rugby club and the start line.


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 £6.


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.

Course Record Prize: A new course record will win £250
Prizes will only be given out at the prize giving (they will not be couriered/posted)

Current Course Record holder – Joe Beech, 1:11:07 (Year, 2019)


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.

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