Bowness Urban MaprunSun 15 Oct - Sat 21 Oct
Third of a series of 4 training mapruns.
Local level event
What does this mean?
Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.
Terrain type: Urban
Third of a series of 4 urban training mapruns,
They can be done at any time from Sunday am through to the following Saturday, in the light or dark,
or as a social group on Wednesday 5pm to 7pm.
Near: Bowness Lat,Lng: 54.35946,-2.92657 Postcode: LA23 3GZ
The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away
Directions / Parking
Glebe Road Carpark, Bowness, LA23 3HE SD 399 966
Map / Terrain
Scale 1:4 000 and 5 m contours.
Map last updated in year 2019.
45 minute score
A mixed Score Event; an urban across a hilly mixture of the roads, streets and alley ways and open ground throughout Bowness.
Please request a pdf copy of the map from Jerry Purkis
jerry56p at gmail.com
Mapruns downloaded from UK/Cumbria/south/LOC2023
If attending on Wednesday night the map will be A3 and printed on waterproof paper.
The start is the rock on the north side of the road junction with the parking and the alongside the water front.
The finish is close to the SW
Registration and Start times
Head Torch mandatory if running between dusk and dawn
Bright colored clothing recommended
Juniors under 16 must run with an adult
Sensible clothing (i.e., Cagoule, hat, gloves etc.) is to the be worn; this may be mandated in the case of poor weather
A rolling urban area` around Bowness. comprising of the water front and the streets away from the lake.
Most of the running surface is tarmac/hard surface there are controls on grass with some options taking in good distances of grass and mixed surface.
Wednesday 17:00 Mass start for people wanting to do this as a group.
Dogs under control are welcome Please ensure to clean up after them
Contacts / Officials
Planner James Rogers
Series Coordinator Jerry Purkis
Nearest A&E Hospital
Kendal Westmoreland Hospital Small Injuries open until 10pm
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