HALF X RUN : FAIRFIELD MOUNTAIN, MIXED ROAD AND MOUNTAIN - UPDATED 2023

 

DISTANCE : 13 miles (21km)

ELEVATION GAIN : 3044 ft (928m)

 

START : T2 - WATERHEAD - AMBLESIDE

FINISH :  WATERHEAD - AMBLESIDE

 

HALF X RUN MAP

 

LOOP 1 - Fairfield Horseshoe - Clockwise 13 Miles (21km) 3,044ft (928m)

 

Heading North from T2 competitors take the back roads for 1.5 miles (2.5 km) to the hamlet of Rydal before entering the mountain section. Once through Rydal competitors face the steep, pitched (stone steps) switchbacks leading to the top of Nab Scar 1,492 ft (455m). At the top of Nab Scar the climb becomes less steep and the path opens to a wide grassy ridge, taking in the false summits of Heron Pike 2,007 ft (612m) and Great Rigg 2,513 (766m) before summiting Fairfield 2,870 ft (875m). Descending back to transition timing station via Hart Crag 2,696 ft (822m), High Pike 2,152ft (656m) and Low Pike 1,666ft (508m) - NEW ROUTE-  UPDATED 2023

  

FINISH WATERHEAD - AMBLESIDE

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HALF X RUN MAP

 

 

 

 

TRIATHLON X - HALF X - JUNE 18th 2023 

 

UPDATED FOR 2023 TRIATHLON X - HALF X - HALF IRON DISTANCE TRIATHLON

PART OF THE TRIATHLON X ULTRA FESTIVAL WEEKEND

 

DISTANCE : 70.3 MILES (113 km)

ELEVATION GAIN : 9,648 ft (2,941m)

AMBLESIDE - CUMBRIA - UNITED KINGDOM