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2020/21 Walk Update

Following the news this week of the UK's roadmap out of lockdown, the K2B Committee would like to reaffirm that we plan to hold the postponed 2020 walk on the 18th September 2021. This will of course be subject to any guidelines at the time.

We plan to hold the Resolution Cup Challenge that was postponed in September 2020 prior to the full walk. This is currently planned to take place on the 8th May though may shift a little depending on Government guidelines as we reach May.

All walkers already registered for the 2020 walk will remain so and teams will remain as is. We'll be reviewing the current teams with coordinators after the Resolution Cup Challenge mid-year so if you're not already registered or are thinking that maybe after 18 months of practice it's time to upgrade to the full 40 miles, there's still plenty of opportunity.

Please see our updated FAQs for more infomation

 

The Walk Day In Case of Emergency (ICE) phone number has changed. It is now 0777 888 4020. The new number will be printed on lanyards and route cards.

Machells Coppice (K2B food)

Machells Coppice car park

  • Miles to go: 18.29

An excellent place to rest, take in the scenery and have some lunch. Food and drinks are provided for the K2B walkers, and drinks only for the C2B walkers. Note that food is provided for C2B walkers at Lowick Church (checkpoint 5).

  • Toilets - at Machells Coppice
  • Drinks - at Machells Coppice
  • Food - at Machells Coppice for K2B only
  • First Aid - at Machells Coppice
  • No support vehicles

INTERESTING FACT: Just before Machells Coppice, you will pass Brantwood, the former home of John Ruskin, the famous Victorian artist, poet, critic, geologist, conservationist, and social philanthropist (1872 to 1900). As you continue along the lake, you will pass by Piel Island where the film Swallows and Amazons was set, and also the location of Donald Campbell's fatally missed last fuelling point before commencing his final 300 mph run up the lake.