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On Saturday 8th May two teams battled it out for the Resolution Cup. The Barrow shipyard narrowly defended their winning streak against a team from the Royal Navy on a day that typified Lake District weather (wet, wet and more wet, then once you've gone home, sunshine). You can still show your support by clicking on the 'Donate' button at the top of the page.

 

 

 

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.

Timing system

The event timing system uses a High Frequency (HF) Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tagging system to track and time your team members along the route. The main components of this system are the black rectangular reader (shown at the centre of the red target) and the white plastic tag.

Each tag has been mapped to a participant as defined on the Team Sheet, which is issued as part of the Final Team Registration process on the day before the walk. It is therefore very important to issue each of the tags in accordance with the Walker Number shown on the Team Sheet. Otherwise participants will be walking under the wrong name. At each checkpoint you will see at least one reader on a red target. To register progress through each checkpoint we need you to tap the reader with your tag. You should hear a beep to confirm a good read of your tag. The Checkpoint Marshal should be able to confirm your name and team details if necessary. NOTE: Your Walker Number is different to your Member ID.

  • Your Walker Number is a 5 digit number issued at the Final Team Registration for one walk only. It is in the format of a 3 digit team number, followed by a 2 digit personal identifier. For example, if you are in Team 123, and you're the 6th walker listed on the Team Sheet, your Walker Number will be 12306.
  • Your Member ID is your permanent personal identifier, issued to you once only, and used for all correspondence with the Keswick to Barrow Walk Committee.