Running in the Lake District, across precipitous fells and through lush woodland, is up there with one of our favourite things to do - in fact, you'd be hard pressed to find a more awe-inspiring experience. Well, what if that same run culminated in running into an outdoor festival, complete with films celebrating adventure and a host of fellow enthusiasts? Because that's exactly what the Kendal Mountain Festival is all about.
Returning in November from the 16th - 19th, the festival takes place at the heart of the Lake District National Park and boasts an impressive array of activities across its four-day schedule. The highlight is the selection of premier adventure films, covering the exploits of some of the world's greatest outdoor athletes and adventurers. With guest speakers, filmmakers and athletes in attendance, it's one of the greatest gatherings of outdoor enthusiasts all year.
The Adidas 10k Trail Run will take place on the 18th - the undulating route covers the most impressive local topography, with great views across Lyth Valley and a town centre finish in Kendal itself. Entries are available now, so don't miss out!
Trail Running will be heading to Kendal in November (how could we not?) - catch you there!