Next event: Saturday 1st - Monday 3rd May (bank holiday)

2021 event entries are open



Not all overnight camps are equal...


Please ensure you are familiar with the Terms & Conditions of entering before you hit the enter button above


An entry into the SILVA Great Lakeland 3Day™ includes the following:
  • Hot drink and complimentary cake after each day of running
  • Transportation of your overnight kit between each overnight campsite
  • Participation in the UK's only 3-day mountain marathon
  • A choice of 3 different courses (Expert, Wainwright, and Café)
  • Flexibility to switch between courses each day
  • Optional luxury food (think delicious burgers, possible Pizza etc.) availability at overnight camps (save cooking!)
  • Professionally erected participants' marquee at each overnight camp
  • The infamous 8pm SILVA quiz, raffle, and daily round-up at each overnight camp
  • SPORTident race timing for course split times and official results (including loan of dibbers to each participant)
  • Bespoke, accurate and waterproof pre-marked maps for each participant
  • Camping at the Event Centre on Friday 30th April and free parking for the weekend
  • Overnight campsite on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May. 
  • Free hot water (for drinks and rehydrating meals - not for washing!) at the Event Centre and Overnight Camps
  • Finishers' hearty vegetarian meal + cake & custard + unlimited tea/coffee
  • Emergency medical cover during the race
  • A well planned and professionally organised race by Ourea Events

Places are limited to retain the unique, friendly atmosphere of the event. 


The-most-relaxed-event-ever ┬ęSteve Ashworth

It's hard not to relax on the GL3D! ©Steve Ashworth


Optional Extras
  • 20:00 Friday Night Cinema - £5: A max. 1 hour selection of running/adventure films.
  • Friday Night Meal & Drink - £9: Take the hassle out of cooking your pre-race meal; complement the above with a *new for 2020* homemade vegetarian main meal + cake & custard dessert + choice of teas or coffee.
  • Saturday Morning Breakfast - £5: Don’t want to get the stove out before you start running? Easy! Order your breakfast ahead - includes vegetarian sausage and sliced-egg bap + hearty bowl of cereal, semi-skimmed milk + choice of teas or coffee.


  • Official high-quality limited edition SILVA Great Lakeland 3Day™ Event T-shirt - a highly commemorative t-shirt with a bespoke wordcloud of checkpoints. Colour and design to be confirmed - £25
  • Official high-quality limited edition SILVA Great Lakeland 3Day™ Event Hoody - similar to above, a bespoke design for 2021 with absolute design to be confirmed - £39


GL3D 2019 t-shirt

An example design for the 2019 official event T-Shirt for reference
An example design of a previous event's hoody 
Entry Price


Early Bird Entry Price
- until September 2020
Standard Entry Price
October 2020 - March 2021
Late Entry Price
April 2021
£150 per person £175 per person £200 per person


Since 2012, the event has almost always sold out! Don't delay entering.


Please ensure you are familiar with the Terms & Conditions of entering before you hit the enter button above


Please note - only individual entries are possible. This is to best facilitate the opportunity for those running in informal pairs to split up more easily and allow the results to display most legibly! Fear not, we still absolutely encourage the tradition of pairs starting and finishing together on the event.

Food and clothing are only available if booked in advance. Deadline for ordering clothing is Sunday 28th March 2021. Deadline for ordering food is Sunday 18th April 2021. Tickets for the cinema showings are limited to the capacity of our marquee cinema!