About the Lake District Challenge

From the Kendal base camp you can take on either a 25km, 50km or 100km route taking in hills and fells.

Going through Ambleside and along Lake Windermere, nature reserves, and forests  – there are stunning views en-route.


Event date: Friday 9 to Saturday 10 August 2024.

Location: Kendal, Cumbria.

Registration fee: Between £5 and £99.

Fundraising target: Between £119 and £595 (depending on the challenge) to support our work improving the lives of people with a learning disability .

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What do I get when I join #TeamMencap?

People with a learning disability need your support now more than ever. We ask you to commit to raise your minimum pledge so we can continue to provide the vital support they need. In return:

  • we will support your fundraising, training and answer any questions you may have about your event
  • we will send you a brand new Mencap technical running top 
  • you will receive a Mencap digital fundraising pack
  • we will send you exclusive Mencap training plans and training tips.
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Any questions?

If you have any questions please get in touch with us.

Email events@mencap.org.uk.

Phone 020 7696 6946.