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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.

Videos

K2B 2017 ~ From a walker's perspective

A montage of the whole K2B route. Filmed by Matt Dodd.

K2B 2016 ~ A great community and social event

Filmed by Matt Fleming, Elliot Govier and Adam Weatherill. Edited by Matt Fleming. Drumming by the Deatbeats.

The K2B/C2B owes its success to the participants, volunteers, first aiders, and supporters, who turn out every year to enjoy the day and help raise as much money as possible for charities and good causes.

K2B 2010 ~ The story of Lou Powell

A film by Jo Hutton. Additional editing by Phil Powell.

The Keswick to Barrow Walk is an annual 40 mile challenge through the heart of the Lake District. Over 2,000 people took part in 2010. One of those participants was Lou Powell. This is his story.

K2B 2008 ~ Some very old footage

Some fascinating old footage of the very first walks in the 60's. Can you recognise anyone from 2008?