EVENT 19th May 2013

Windermere Marathon 2013

Run 4 Cancer - About Us

Set up by a team of running enthusiasts, all of whom have lost a family member or a friend to cancer, Run 4 Cancer is a provider of days out and short-breaks for British families affected by cancer.

We also make grants to UK based care institutions and fund research into the positive effects of exercise (e.g. running) and how it can help with cancer prevention and recovery.

Windermere Marathon 2013

Being situated in the heart of the Lake District, this marathon is considered by many to be the "most scenic in the UK."

The race follows an anti-clockwise route taking runners through Hawkshead, Newby Bridge, Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside.

Approximately 1,500 runners are expected to take part in 2013.


Sunday the 19th of May 2013

The Route

The race starts at Brathay Hall in Clappersgate which is on the road outside Brathay estate. After running through Clappersgate village, runners pass Graythwaite Hall and Lakeside towards the Swan Hotel in Newby Bridge. After crosssng the bridge, the race leads onto the A592 towards Bowness-on-Windermere.

Participants continue in the same direction until they reach the junction with the A591 which they follow towards Waterhead and Ambleside. At Ambleside, runners turn back towards Clappersgate before finally reaching the finish line at Brathay Hall.

Subsidised Entry Fee

Register as a Run 4 Cancer runner and we'll subsidise your entry fee! All we ask is that you raise sponsorship funds for Run 4 Cancer.

To reserve your Run 4 Cancer place, get in touch with us using the form below. Many thanks for your support!


Windermere Marathon 2013

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