Dockside Dilemma


The Dock Museum



LA14 2PW

Race Start: 9 am
Registration Opens: 7:30 am

This marathon route consists of 8 laps and takes advantage of the stunning promenade walkway on both the Barrow side and over on Walney Island. The route crosses Walney Bridge to get to the Island and then follows the Promenade to the outskirts of North Scale Village. The route then reverses and crosses back over Walney Bridge to complete the lap back at the Dock Museum.


There is also a half marathon option for this event and this will be 4 complete laps of the course.

The route is well marked with yellow arrows on a black background.


Race HQ is located within Brewers Fayre, here Athletes can shelter and use the facilities. Hot drinks and food are available for runners to purchase pre / post race.


The aid station / checkpoint will be located outside of the Dock Musuem which is opposite race HQ.

Cut off times for this event are as follows:

Marathon – 6 hours

Half Marathon – 3 hours


At the aid stations there will be a variety of snacks and drinks including coke, squash, crisps, biscuits, cake, chocolate, vegan snacks and water. Each finisher will receive a unique medal and race goody bag.

For details of the course route click on the link below:

Event Parking:


Parking is available on site either in the grounds of the dock museum or at the premier inn / brewers faye (LA14 2PW) see map below:



Any issues contact myself (Chris Kay) on 07508124580.