Lake District Sky Trails

Elevated ridgelines, breathtaking exposure, fast and furious descents. This is extreme mountain racing at its best.

"What a great event!! Truly epic, incredibly tough and challenging!" Will M.

Join us for an unforgettable mountain racing experience in England's Lake District.

With fully marked courses and maximum ascent packed into every race distance, our routes are designed to test mountain runners of all abilities to the limits of their skill, endurance and nerves.

Lakes Sky Ultra™ and Scafell Sky Race™ are part of the Skyrunning UK national series. All Lake District Sky Trails events are planned and delivered by Mountain Run: the UK's leading school of extreme mountain running.

Latest News

Scafell Sky Race – Race Report by Brain Sharp

Rab Athlete Brian Sharp ran this notorious route in the Lake District for the first time, this is...

Rab Scafell Sky Race RD report 2022

Race Directors report, film, images and all he low down on the Rab Scafell Sky Race 2022

Rab sponsors the Lake District Sky Trails series of races.

Rab are sponsoring the trio of sky races designed and delivered by LDST. This trio of races...

Lakes Sky Ultra changes direction for 2022

The LSU has gone through many changes and we now need to make one more as Striding and Swirral Edge...

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