News - Thu 29th Jun 2017 - 2018 Entries Open - 20th Anniversary Event Details Revealed - SILVA Great Lakeland 3Day™

2018 Entries Open - 20th Anniversary Event Details Revealed

29th Jun 2017

We're delighted to open entries to the 20th Anniversary edition of the SILVA Great Lakeland 3Day™!

 

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As you know, we've been racking our brains about how to make 2018 that little bit special and can now reveal the following:

  • We're hiring in luxury dining options at the overnight camps. Save yourself the hassle of cooking for a few extra pounds - think wood-fired pizza for instance.

  • The Wainwright course will, naturally, feature a fitting 20 Wainwrights!
  • Joe Faulkner, GL3D founder (1998) and 4x Berghaus Dragon's Back Race finisher, will be speaking at 20:30 on Friday 4th about the early days of the event + life in endurance running + Q&A + a selection of films - [places limited]

  • Exclusive 15% discount code to use in The Climbers Shop (or Joe Brown), online or in the local stores from the moment you enter.
  • Our awesome event sponsor, SILVA, will be offering a complimentary drink of your choice at an overnight camp (1 per person).
  • Eat, drink, chill out and be merry: The great atmosphere in the professionally erected marquee at the Great Langdale site last year is here to stay with both overnight camps in 2018 planned with a similar inside-space in mind.

  • A hot drink and complimentary cake will be available after each day's running.
  • The infamous 8pm SILVA raffle will be bigger and better for 2018!

 

But that's just the new stuff. A 2018 entry includes all of the above, plus:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Event Centre campsite on Friday 4th May and free parking for the weekend
  • Overnight campsite on Saturday 5th May and Sunday 6th May
  • Free and unlimited hot water (not for washing!) at the Event Centre and Overnight Camps
  • Finishers' meal + cake - *new* Wilf's veg & bean casserole with cheese & bread - for all participants on Monday 7th May
  • Emergency medical cover during the race
  • A well planned and professionally organised race by Ourea Events

 

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We really hope you can join us for the 20th anniversary event. As ever, we'd be delighted to see you on the entry list - any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch.

The SILVA GL3D team