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The 2019 Charity Awards and Trophies winners are now all uploaded to the site. We gave away an amazing £379,666 this year. Well done ot everyone who contributed whether walking, volunteering or sponsoring.

The 2020 K2B walk route has been confirmed. It will start at Legburthwaite, and proceeds down the west of Thirlmere. It joins up with the 2018/19 route just north of Dunmail raise. The remainder of the route is unchanged. Total length of the new route is 39.4 miles.

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.

Marton (CP7)

Snipe Ghyll

  • Miles to go: 5.25

As you start your descent into the Lower Furness area you will reach the rural village of Marton, where you will find the checkpoint at the foot of Snipe Ghyll.

  • Drinks - at Checkpoint
  • First Aid - at Checkpoint
  • Toilets - at Checkpoint
  • Support vehicle parking - Tarn Flatt (about a mile after the Checkpoint)

Walkers who reach Marton after 7:30pm will be stopped at this point, for their own protection, and to safeguard the volunteer marshals further down the route. This is non-negotiable. Transport will be provided to the finish.

Turn right, and carry on through the village towards Tarn Flatt. Continue southwards and via the Black Dog Inn junction towards Dalton.

INTERESTING FACT: The Marton War Memorial is almost identical to the Lindal War Memorial. Both are carved from Stainton limestone, and carry the names of those from the villages who lost their lives whilst serving in the First World War.