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  • ER - Experience required
  • NS - Navigational Skills Required
  • LK - Local Knowledge an advantage
  • PM - Course Partially Marked

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Sat 11th May 2013 – Fairfield Horseshoe (R)

Race details

  • Date & time: Sat 11th May 2013 at 12:00
  • Country: England
  • Region: Lake District
  • Category: AM
  • GPS:
  • Website: amblesideac.org.uk
  • Distance: 14.5km / 9m
  • Climb: 914m / 2999ft
  • Venue: Rydal Hall, Ambleside.
  • Grid ref: NY367063
  • Skills & experience: ER, PM, LK, NS
  • Minimum age: 18

Entry information

  • Entry on day? Entry on day not allowed
  • Pre-entry Pre-entry allowed
  • Pre-entry fee: £7.00
  • Entry info:

    On official FRA entry form by May 5th. Cheques to "Ambleside AC". Limit 500.

Contact for Race Information


  • Teams allowed: Teams allowed
  • Other info:

    of 3.


  • Male: M. Roberts – 01:15:11 – 2000
  • Female: J. McIver – 01:28:21 – 2008


  • Junior races: Juniors not allowed

Permit / Insurance

This race has a Permit and associated UK Athletics insurance from the FRA

Other information

English Championship counter. Parking £1. Tea & cakes at finish.

Registration will be open from 9.30am. With so many competitors this year please allow extra time and don't all turn up at 11.30!

You must park in the official race car park signed from the A591.There is strictly no parking at Rydal Hall and the lane leading up to the Hall, which will be policed!

Everyone will have to fill in a new entry form due to a third of entries not being on the official FRA form and vehicle and personal details may have changed! Forms will be given out at the car park, please fill them in there if you can, however tables and pens will be available in the Kit Store marquee. 

When you have filled in your form go to the compulsory kit check before you register. If you dont have the required kit (FRA rules) you won't be allowed to enter.

There will be a notice about kit requirements at the car park and at the kit store marquee. Be prepared to carry Waterproof Full Body cover, hat and gloves if conditions dictate!

Tea/coffee and flapjack after the race at the rear of the Hall kitchens opposite the cafe.

Prize giving approximately 3pm-- extensive random prize list as well as 1st three in every category, so stay on and enjoy the sunshine!


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