Sat 20 Jul 2024 Penrith, Cumbria, UK

Rab Helvellyn Sky Ultra

If you’re looking for a serious challenge, then this is it.

  • Sat 20 Jul 2024
Patterdale Hall, Penrith

Rab Helvellyn Sky Ultra



Age 19 & over

  • 57 km trail running


Inspired by the great ultra distance Sky Races of Europe the Helvellyn Sky Ultra™ is one of the most technically demanding marked races in the Lake District with wonderful terrain demanding that the competitors have superb mountain skills. “The Helvellyn Sky Ultra for me is one of the classic original Lake District Mountain Ultras. It’s tough, technical and a great day out. The highlight of the race is getting to run along the iconic edges of Helvellyn!" - Howard Dracup, 2018. With 57km of Lake District paths, trails and rock and 3700m of ascent, the route will test your endurance level to the limit. But stamina alone won’t get you to the finish line! You’ll need a good head for heights and nerves of steel if you’re going to traverse five of the most amazing ridge lines in the Lake District! Lower Man to Helvellyn, the awesome Swirral and Striding Edges, Cofa Pike and ascent from Haweswater to High Street.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers


  • Check points
  • Distance markers
  • Food stations
  • Marshals

What's included

  • GPS tracking


  • Age 19 & over
  • Entries open
  • Enter online