Kendal Winter League races start on Sunday 8th of January and then mostly weekly until end of March.
In 2017, race categories for Juniors running the Winter League will be changed in accordance with FRA rules. This is to ensure we meet insurance requirements.
Junior races will be run as Under 13 (min age 8), U15 and U17.
Registration - To save time at registration for the winter league, download and complete a form in advance and hand it in at your first race. One form for the series:
Junior permission forms can be downloaded HERE
Senior registration form is HERE
Winter League minimum age
Please note that to comply with FRA rules and insurance the minimum age for the 2017 series is 8yrs. Apologies for any disappointment caused by this change.
We are delighted to announce that Different Strokes will again be supporting this year's Winter League Series. Detail of the prizes for this year's competition will be announced soon. Robert Crawford, the Managing Director has also made a significant contribution to Helm Hill Runners which will help support the Club's activities throughout the year.
Kit requirements – ALL runners need to bring kit to the fixtures and be prepared to carry it. Seniors – full waterproof body cover, hat & gloves. Juniors – waterproof jacket, hat & gloves.
A polite reminder that due to landowners' specific requests, dogs are not permitted at winter league races. We have to negotiate access each year, so please help by not bringing your dogs to ensure these races can continue.
All races are flagged and open to all (no need to be a member of Helm Hill or any running club). Senior race distance anything from 2 - 5 miles, from hard cross-country to gnarly (but low-level) fells. Junior races shorter. Junior races from noon (U13,U15,U17), senior races follow around 1pm (Note: Last registration for seniors is 12.45). 7 races from 11 to count for senior series, 5 from 10 for junior series - points mean prizes. See individual race pages for more info on each race.
Please share cars where you can, as parking is limited at all races.
In competing in any race you accept the hazards involved in fell running and run at your own risk. The organisers accept no liability for any loss or damage of any nature to yourself or property.