Elevated ridgelines, breathtaking exposure and extreme mountain terrain. Two Sky Races, one epic weekend.

"What a great event!! Truly epic, incredibly tough and challenging!" Will M, 2016.

Join us for an unforgettable weekend of extreme mountain running in England's Lake District. 

Lakes Sky Ultra™ and Scafell Sky Race™ are part of the Skyrunning UK national series. Run on fully marked courses, both routes have been designed to test mountain runners of all abilities to the limits of their skill, endurance and nerves. Which will you choose?

Lakes Sky Ultra™ and Scafell Sky Race™ are Mountain Run events.

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Lake District Sky Trails 2018 28 Oct 2017
Lake District Sky Trails 2018

The Lakes Sky Ultra weekend changes its name.

Dates released for the Lakes Sky Ultra™ and Scafell Sky Race™ weekend for 2018 4 Sep 2017
Dates released for the Lakes Sky Ultra™ and Scafell Sky Race™ weekend for 2018

The dates are set for the epic Lakes Sky Ultra™ and Scafell Sky Race™ 2018.

King of the Mountain Stages - KOM 21 Jul 2017
King of the Mountain Stages - KOM

As if the LSU isn't tough enough already! We have 2 races within a race, the Uphill KOM and the Downhill KOM. Both exist on Red Screes...... who ever has the legs at this stage takes home the prize...

Race Director's Report for the Lakes Sky Ultra weekend 2017 20 Jul 2017
Race Director's Report for the Lakes Sky Ultra weekend 2017

Two epic races. One weekend. 170 runners. Over 45 marshals, 5 photographers, 2 film crew, 8 strong safety team and 5 strong core team organising the whole weekend.

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