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Place Fell 15k Trail Race

Lake District National Park

A semi technical 15k trail race around the base of Place Fell on the shores of Ullswater. This tough but attainable trail race is a great intro in to our more technical races and is part of the Helvellyn Sky Ultra weekend.

Trail Running Moderate

15 km
610 m
609 m
2-3 hrs
Low Point
148 m
High Point
397 m
Place Fell 15k Trail Race Map

This is a popular trail running route which is generally considered to be moderate. It's not remote, it features low exposure and is typically done all year round. From a low point of 148 m to the maximum altitude of 397 m, the route covers 15 km, 610 vertical metres of ascent and 609 vertical metres of descent.


We are excited to be offering this tough but beautiful 15km trail race in the Ullswater Valley as part of the Rab Helvellyn Sky Ultra weekend.



Low Exposure

1 out of 4

The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

all year round