LAKE DISTRICT
PARTICIPANT AREA

This area of the website is designed for those who are signed up to the 2024 Lake District Challenge, to help plan and prepare for the event!

DOWNLOAD THE APP

You MUST download the App for access to key info & updates. Available in both the Apple or Google Stores, search ‘Action Challenge’ and download. Then, on the front screen (OR go to ‘Load New’ in the burger menu if you already have the base App installed) enter the code LDC24 – which downloads the info for the Lake District Challenge.

You can view the App Info on a Computer:

  • Click the button below to go to the Web App Login page 
  • Enter User ID as ACT
  • Enter LDC24 Passcode (same as mobile App above)
 

The App holds all key information that you will need for the day including the final event guide, route maps, parking, accommodation & transfers and FAQs on managing your place. The App will also get updated in the lead up to the Challenge, – so make sure you have it on your phone!

FEEDBACK FORM

Now that you’ve taken part in the event – we’d love to hear your feedback on what we did well and what we can improve on. Please fill out the short form below to receive instructions on how to view your timings & certificates for the challenge.

MISSING A MEDAL & FINISHER'S T-SHIRT

For those of you that missed & finishers t-shirt – there’s still time to get one posted to you from our website! No matter what distance you completed, everyone deserves a medal and a finishers T-shirt. The £4 cost covers postage & packing and be sent straight to your door!

view your results

You did amazingly well, so why not make it official and download your challenge certificate! The finish times been checked and verified, so head to the Timing Website to download and see your certificate.

1. Visit the Live trail – Timing website 

2. Search for yourself on the top left toolbar (either name or bib number)

3. Click on the scroll icon to the left of your timing profile (labelled ‘Certif’)

4. Click to download your certificate!

LIVE TIMING & TRACKING

Our live Timing & tracking website is now LIVE – this is where your friends & family can follow your progress along the route as you make your way to your finish line. 

Share with them the website and they can follow the simple steps below to keep a track of your movements over the weekend!

2024 pre event video briefing

A full run down of what to expect on the 2024 Lake District Ultra Challenge  hosted by the Event Director Julian RIsley.

START TIME LIST

If you have registered ON OR BEFORE the 6th May, your name, distance & start time should appear in the list below. 

Anyone registered ON or AFTER the 7th May will receive your Start Time on your E-ticket by close of play 29th May. 

START TIME & Bib LIST

If you have registered ON OR BEFORE the 30th May your name, start time & bib number should appear in the list below. 

Anyone registered ON or AFTER the 31st May will receive your Start Time on your E-ticket by close of play Thursday 8th June. If you did register ON or BEFORE the 30th May and have not received an E-Ticket please check your spam/junk folder FIRST, and then check if your name is on the Start Time list below. There is a missing e-ticket request form, please complete this if you have not received your E-ticket.

PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer accepting start time change requests and the starting list will NOT be updated again.

START TIME ammendment form

If you need to request a change to your start time please read the following information FIRST before summitting a request.

Changes to Start Times can only be requested if one of the following apply:

  1. You’ve been given a DIFFERENT start time from your team-mates that are on the SAME DISTANCE as you
  2. You’ve been given a DIFFERENT start time to someone you are travelling with that are on the SAME DISTANCE as you 
  3. You’ll arrive via public transport and it’s impossible for you to reach your allocated start time. 

DO NOT CALL OR EMAIL REGARDING YOUR START TIME  as we cannot process start time requests unless the below form is completed. 

START TIME REQUESTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER 5PM 20TH MAY

Walk, Hike, or Trek

LAKE DISTRICT

100 km < 24 hrs / 50 km <12 hrs

Up for a NEW Style of Ultra Challenge?

Many who run & jog can crack the 24 hr/100km or 12 hr / 50km target. However, an ‘Ultra March’ is about WALKING at a brisk & consistent pace with like minded challengers to achieve it – a bit like a march! – but taking in the great rest stops & services of the Lake District Ultra Challenge!

  • Participants opt in to ‘Ultra March’ category (100km or 1st Half 50km)
  • Up to 300 will set off together as a big Ultra March group.
  • Single Start Time – 10.00am Saturday.
  • FREE Ultra March T shirt & headband picked up ‘on-the-day’.
  • Ultra March ‘Pacers’ set min. pace (with ‘sensible’ rest stop time).
  • Special Finishers Medal & Certificate .
  • ‘Hall of Fame’ on the Ultra Challenge website (optional!).

 

THE RULES:

Over & above the general Ultra Challenge Rules – with an Ultra March it’s:

  • STRICTLY WALKING ONLY (no jogging / running)
  • Stage times will be ‘checked’ to ensure the above.
  • You must complete 100km is sub 24 hrs 50km < 12 hrs to qualify for special medal & certificate.
  • If you are ‘outside’ of the 24 hr / 12 hr target – you still celebrate with a conventional ‘Ultra Challenge medal / certificate.

NOT YET SIGNED UP TO THIS ULTRA CHALLENGE?

  • You will be able to ‘opt’ into the Ultra March Category on the ‘100km Continuous’ or 1st Half ~50km Registration / Sign Up Form. So follow the normal ‘Sign Up’ links.

 

ALREADY SIGNED UP TO THIS ULTRA CHALLENGE?

  • If you’ve already signed up for 100km (or 1st Half 50km) as a walker – you can ‘switch’ into the ‘Ultra March’ category on this event at ZERO cost. Use the LINK BELOW to request this; select Lake District – and we’ll get it processed.
ULTRA MARCH REQUEST >>

A must read as it has important on the day information including details about our registration process, supporter access, car parking & transport arrangements, how you get your bib & event pass / timing chip,  route information & more. 

Please note the Event Guide may be subject to revisions and changes.

Contact from your Charity

IF YOU chose TO SUPPORT A CHARITY

You can expect to hear from your chosen charity within 2 weeks of registering onto your Ultra Challenge. Whilst every charity communicates slightly differently with their fundraisers – most offer advice, fundraising buckets/ donation tins, t-shirts etc. 

However you don’t need to wait for them! Follow the guidelines below;  set up your online JustGiving sponsorship donation page – and let your friends, family or work colleagues know where to find it – and get started!

If you have not heard from your charity within 2 weeks of signing up – then please email us at: charity@acitonchallenge.com 

Setting up your online page

MAKE SURE YOU DO IT CORRECTLY!

If you’re supporting a charity, to enable them to track your fundraising; know when you’ve reached your agreed target, and confirm your place with us (for Full Sponsorship & Mixed Funding) – you MUST set up your online fundraising / sponsorship page via JustGiving – under the correct event page . Use the link below.

bookable extras

Pre & Post Challenge shuttles and parking are still able to be booked online.

All other extras are CLOSED.

Please ensure you read our website to understand what optional extras you might need need to book relevant to your distance to avoid confusion on the day of your challenge!

HIRE A 'GEO TRACKER'

Family & friends can follow you every step of the way!

If you’d like family & friends to track your real time progress on your Ultra Challenge, then why not book a new Geo Tracker!  Pick it up at the start of the event – share the map with them – and then they’ll be able to see exactly where you are – day & night !

GPX route maps

Download the GPX file of your route, to have the map at your finger tips on the day either on  Garmin or through your phone on Outdoors GPS, OS Maps, View Ranger or Kommot. 

EVENT FACTSHEET

All the details you need!

Training Plans

not sure how to begin your training?

If you are new to Ultra Challenges, and unsure how or where to begin your training download our training guides that will help you on your way. From 25km, 50km to 100km, whether you are walking or running, these plans will allow you to plan & prepare for event day.

Join us online

MEET FELLOW CHALLENGERS

The Ultra Challenge Facebook community is 70,000 strong – and growing – and is a great place to meet fellow challengers, hear how others have prepared & trained, organise transport, and even join meet-up walks as part of your preparation. The community has deep experience within it, it’s a very useful resource, it’s friendly, and would welcome you with open arms!

view your results

You did amazingly well, so why not make it official and download your challenge certificate! The finish times been checked and verified, so head to the Timing Website to download and see your certificate.

1. Visit the Live trail – Timing website 

2. Search for yourself on the top left toolbar (either name or bib number)

3. Click on the scroll icon to the left of your timing profile (labelled ‘Certif’)

4. Click to download your certificate!

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Visit our store

OFFICIAL EVENT MERCHANDISE

From high quality event branded tech t-shirts to jazzy leggings – we also have hoodies, hats, buffs & more to help you get kitted out for your challenge. 

Got a Question? Visit our Help Centre