Archive for January, 2015
Recce day 3 takes place from Buttermere to Dalemain and covers the 2nd quarter of the 100 course. The route is one of the easier sections with relatively good tracks and few aggressive climbs and descents. On Saturday there will be guest talks at Crosthwaite Parish Room, Keswick, CA12 5NN. To see the exact location GO HERE. The Saturday evening talks will be based upon training and preparation for the 2015 Montane Lakeland 50 & 100
On Sunday the coach will pick up at 8:00am from Dalemain Estate near Pooley Bridge, please park your cars in the car park at Dalemain estate but use the back section of the car park. To see the location GO HERE. The coach will then drop off at Buttermere Village Hall to start the run (60-75 minute drive), to see location GO HERE.
4:30pm arrive for 5:00pm start Crossthwaite Parish Room
5:00pm presentation 1: nutrition for ultra running
6:00pm refreshment break
6:30pm presentation 2: The 16 week Lakeland training plan
7:30pm presentation 3: Details for Sunday recce run
8:00pm finish & pub
07:30am arrive at Dalemain Estate and park your car
07:40am board coaches at Dalemain Estate
08:00am coaches leave Dalemain and travel to Buttermere
09:15/30am start run from Buttermere
We advise that you stay in Keswick as this is the most convenient place for all activities, but please be aware that Dalemain is the only collection point for the coach, it will not collect from Keswick.
Checkpoints will be manned at Braithwaite, Blencathre and Dockray with water and basic refreshments, but please bring your own snacks and any other specific products required.
You will need to print a road book from the competitor area, if you are using GPS download the track/route (there will not be the option to do this on Saturday evening or Sunday morning). You can also pre-mark a route map to help with navigation, there is a map link provided on the competitor area of the site. As with all recce days, full kit as per the Lakeland 100 kit list is compulsory for all participants.
To register, you can log into your Lakeland entry and edit to add the relevant day. Alternatively, you can register separately by clicking here.