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Challenge Events, Sun 8 Oct 2017

Penrith Rotary 10K Trail run and 4K fun run

Penrith Rotary 10K Trail run and 4K fun run


Superb one lap course amid the wonderful scenery of Lowther Park, on grass, farm tracks and tarmac.

Race HQ and Start at Lowther Castle Age Limits for the 10km Trail Run, 15 or over.

Light refreshments - hot drinks and food will be available at the start/finish in Lowther Castle Cafe.

First aiders in attendance - route clearly marked and marshalled.

Prizes - first 3 juniors (aged 15 to 17), first 3 men, first 3 ladies, first vet 40 M&F, first vet 50 M&F, and first vet 60 M&F, first team [lowest aggregate places of first four finishers in each team to count].

4km Fun Run:

An attractive 2 lap course on tracks and grass adjacent to Lowther Castle.

Age Limits Entrants aged 14 or under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Prizes for following age groups – 7 and under, 8-9, 10-11, 12 - 15, T-shirts to all finishers, first school team [lowest aggregate places of first four finishers in each team to count].

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 8 Oct 2017
Fun run starts at 10:30
10k trial race starts at 11:15


10k - £11 in advance and £13 on the day.
4K £3

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 8 Oct Penrith Rotary 10K Trail run and 4K fun run
Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct Half Term Horrors
Sun 22 Oct Plant up
Tue 24 - Wed 25 Oct Halloween
Fri 27 - Sat 28 Oct Halloween
Fri 27 Oct - Sun 17 Dec Night At The Castle


Paula Davis



Lowther Castle,
CA10 2HG


Signposted from the A6 at Hackthorpe, within 15 minutes of M6 junctions 39 and 40, and the A66 from Penrith.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

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