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Dalston Winter Trail Races
December 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm£5 – £15
Maybe you’re wanting to keep your trail runnning going over the winter months, or perhaps you want to get in shape for Christmas. Whatever your motivation is, we’d love to welcome you to our winter races.
Run My Trails brings you a cracking 15k, 10k and 5k winter trail race. Fantastic for those who love Trail Running and for those just wanting to get off the road and give trail running a go!
And if running on a brisk December day isn’t enough, you will earn yourself a Free – ‘Whilst I Live I’ll Run’ Buff. If you want to treat yourself you can buy a commemorative T-Shirt or Vest. See below
The Route is mostly off road with some short road sections.
Time Chipped Event – The races are fully timed chipped.
15k – Starting and finishing in Dalston with trails taking you through fields past Raughton Head along the banks of the River Caldew, then returning through the trails around Lime House School. There is a drinks station at around the half way mark.
10k -Starting and finishing in the lovely village of Dalston with the trails taking you towards Raughton Head, and Rose Castle. Enjoy beautiful countryside and a dash along the banks of the River Caldew. This is a well marshalled route with a drink station at the mid-way point.
5k The route starts and finishes in Dalston with a mix of trail and road – exact route to be confirmed. An ideal route to run as a family event as under 16 can take part if accompanied by an adult.
The 10k & 15k races start at 10.30 am and the 5k at 10.. Both start & finish at Daslton Victory Hall, The Green Dalston. Carlisle CA5 7QA
Parking: There is limited parking at the start location but plenty of free additional parking in the village of Dalston which is only a short (1 mins walk) from the startline.
Registration: Will be held at Dalston Victory Hall from 9.00am Race briefing at 10.00am for the 10 & 15k and am for the 5k.
Bag Drop facilites will be available at the registration point.
Race numbers can be collected at registration and must be worn on your front, unfolded. The Race is chip timed.
Race T Shirts and Vests – When registering online you will haver the option to purchase a fabulous commererative T-Shirt (Unisex) or Technical Vest (female fit) “Whilst I Live, I’ll Run” . If you do not wish to to purchase a T-Shirt/Vest simply select the ‘Not Required’ option.
Refreshments – There will be tea, coffee and cake at the finish line with proceeds going to our partner charity ‘Hospice at Home’.
Hospice at Home – We are proud to have our local Hospice at Home as our Charity Partner. Participants who would like to run on a charitable basis may wish to consider running to raise funds in support of Hospice at Home. Please follow the link below for further information about the charity
We are kindly being Sponsored by: Gray Associates, Dalston, HiTFiT Studio, Dalston and The Esk Cafe, Longtown.
Results and Prizes: Once we have collated all the results (which can be time consuming); we will endeavour to get them ready ASAP, so please wait around.) We will be giving prizes out for the fastest 1st Male and Female for each race distance.
This is a fun event as well a friendly competition.