Half Marathon

Great Langdale Half Marathon - Saturday 25th September 2015

A beautiful hilly half marathon road run around England’s most scenic valleys.

The Langdale Half Marathon races have the reputation as being amongst the toughest road events in the UK. Exceptionally hilly with some parts of the course climbs being 1:3 this challenging race attracts a both seasoned runners as well a large number of ordinary people looking to challenge themselves.

Hosted in the beautiful Langdale valleys the route takes the runners in an anti clockwise direction from Great Langdale to Little Langdale through to picturesque hamlets of Skelwith bridge, Chapel Style and Dungeon Ghyll.

With a low key, friendly atmosphere, every one is made welcome.

Fun Run

For all ages, children especially welcome, the Family Fun run heads up the Valley to The Old Dungeon Ghyll and back. Starting 1 Hour before the main race parents can easily run with there children and return to complete the main race.

Entries are £3.00 and only payable on the day. All the finishers get an ice-cream or a medal.


Fun Run Start 10.00 am
Main Race Starts 11.00 am


New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Great Langdale

Nr. Ambleside

LA22 9JX


From the A591 Windermere to Keswick road at Ambleside take the A593 turn to Coniston / Torver. After two miles take the B5343 to Great Langdale via Chapel Stile. Race Start in field to the front of the Inn.


Medal to all finishers.
Prizes to First 5 Men, first 5 Ladies and Vets in 5 Year age groups
(Up to and Including 80 yrs!!)
Team Prizes first 3 count and local prizes.
£100 Cash prize for new course record – Full Marathon.
£50 Cash Prize for new course record – Half Marathon.

Entry details

Great Langdale Marathon and Half  (Ref: GLIM)
Limit to 600 runners over both race distances.
Closing date, if limit is not reached sooner 8th September 2015.

Online entries are charged at

£17.00 for attached runners in the Half Marathon.
(Member of an associated running club, club name must be supplied).
Unattached runners Pay £2.00 extra (£19 in total) to cover insurance through the governing body.
Paper entry pay £1.00 less but must enter by post and include the correct postage paid envelopes as detailed on the entry form.


By Entering the race you agree to the following statement:
I am an amateur under the UKA rules. I am 15 years of age or above, and shall do everything to ensure the safety of myself, other competitors and other road, track or trail users during the race. I will not hold the organisers responsible for any injury sickness or loss as a result of my taking part.

No Dogs.
Suitable for prams and wheelchairs.
No entries on the day.

Numbers can be transferred only on the day at the discretion of the official time keeper. No later than 30 minutes before the race start.

Race run under the ARC Permitted races and by competing in this race you agree to abide by there rules and regulation.