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The postponed 2020 Keswick and Coniston walks will be taking place on the 18th September 2021.

Event Registration has now re-opened for co-ordinators to add new teams and additional walkers to teams. Individual walkers can pay their non transferrable registration fee (fees paid in 2020 will roll over) -  Note :- Coordinators can remove walkers or swap walkers up to your current registered team size. If you are currently in a team but your coordinator can no longer administer the team, please contact us at registration@keswick2barrow.co.uk Please see our updated FAQs for more infomation

Revised timings for September 2021. As daylight hours will be shorter than in May, we'll be making some changes to timings to reduce the risk of walking on dark roads. As such, the Kewick walk will be starting at 06:00 with the Coniston walk starting at 07:00 and the following cut-off times will be in place: Coniston 13:00, Lowick 16:00, Rakes 18:00, Marton 19:00, Dalton 20:00

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.