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Lake District Sky Trails in the Press

We reckon our races are pretty epic: but don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what the journalists, bloggers and past competitors have said about Lake District Sky Trails races.

If you’ve written a report or taken photos at any of our races, we’d love to see them – send us a link to enquiries@mountain.co.uk and we’ll add it to our archive here.

2017

Lake District Sky Trails preview from Love the Mountains: http://www.lovethemountains.co...

Scafell Sky Race & Wansfell Mountain Race named amongst the top 4 Mountain Races by Women's Running: https://womensrunninguk.co.uk/...

Lakes Sky Ultra and Scafell Sky Race 2017 previewed by Lake District Weather Line: http://www.lakedistrictweather...

Scafell Sky Race 2017

Race report on Run247 - https://www.run247.com/article...

Preview from Ian Corless's Talk Ultra - https://iancorless.org/2017/07...

Preview from Pressreader: https://www.pressreader.com/uk...

Race preview in the route section of the Trail Running Magazine. The final course took in the summit of Harrison Stickle, making it slightly tougher but much more fun ...

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Scafell Sky Race™ (not quite the correct course) in Trail Running Magazine's Route Section ©TrailRunningMag

Lakes Sky Ultra 2017

Race report on Grough UK - https://www.grough.co.uk/magaz...

Race report on Run247 - https://www.run247.com/article...

Race report on Trail Running Magazine (online) - http://www.trailrunningmag.co.uk/race-reports/article/andrew-berry-and-catherine-slater-soar-to-victories-at-lakes-sky-ultra

Race report in the local rag - The Westmorland Gazette - http://www.thewestmorlandgazet...

2016

Lakes Sky Ultra reviews

Race report by Sim Benson of Wild Running: http://wildrunning.net/lakes-s...

and here on the Ultra Running Community website: http://ultrarunningcommunity.c...

Talk Ultra interview with Donnie Campbell about the LSU2016 - https://iancorless.org/2016/08...

Blog by Kerstin Rosenqvist, 5th in the Ladies Open: http://jogg.se/Bloggar/BloggInlagg.aspx?id=54251 - view in a Google Chrome Browser to translate to english.

Blog post by Konstantin Holzner, 39th in the Male Open: http://guidiary.com/2016/07/26...

A blog by the 2nd lady in the Female Open category, Katie Bowden: https://ultrabetty.com/2016/08...

A blog from one if our great marshals, Richard Hamer: http://www.richardhamer.co.uk/...

A great blog by 3rd place in the mens Open category Ally Beaven; https://quickquickpotato.wordp...

2015

Lakes Sky Ultra reviews

https://www.ultraevolution.com... - Skyrunning is an interesting concept with a mix of skills required; and on the day of the race the weather turned biblically bad.....

http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/sport/13763... - Wind batters racers at inaugural True Mountain Lakes Sky Ultra

http://www.runultra.co.uk/Articles/September-2015/... - the wind came through in gusts making three points of contact essential at times

http://www.run247.com/articles/article-6720-sky-ru... - Race report: True Mountain Lakes Sky Ultra - September 12, 2015

http://www.grough.co.uk/magazine/2015/09/15/rain-a... - Rain lashes the Lakes

http://www.outdoorsradar.com/run/ultramarathon-skyrunning-damian-hall-takes-on-the-lakes-sky-ultra/ - Damian Hall takes on the Lakes Sky Ultra 2015


Lakes Sky Ultra previews

Grough: Bring your Cow Bells! http://www.grough.co.uk/magazine/2015/08/30/bring-...

Run247: SkyRunning comes to the Lake District http://www.run247.com/articles/article-6686-skyrun...

UK Hillwalking previews Lakes Sky Ultra: https://www.ukhillwalking.com/...

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