This year's race is on Tuesday 4th July with a 7pm start.
The 20 Barriers follows a scenic route of just over 5 miles on the field paths, trails and canal
towpath in the countryside to the south of Carnforth ‘Gateway to the
The race gets its name from the number of stiles
and other field boundaries crossed en route but none of the ‘20
barriers’ should present any unusual hazards or difficulties.Trail or
studded shoes advised.
Now that the Lundsfield track has been closed off to the public the race will find it's way back to Carnforth via Thwaite End Bridge number 127. Link to updated race map
Held under FRA rules and competitors must be 16 or over on day of race.
£5 on the night.
of each entry fee goes to Air Ambulance and Fix the Fells
Registration closes at 6.45 pm so that the race can start on time at 7pm sharp.
This is a no frills race with prizes for the first 3 men and first 3
women as they cross the finish line and a full set of results published a
day or two afterwards.
Also some spot prizes courtesy of The Runners Centre Lancaster
Parking and Registration
Registration, Start and Finish,Carnforth High School,Kellet Road, Carnforth,LA5 9LS.
GR 503703 on OS sheet 97, Explorer OL7.
There are toilet facilities on site.
Access to race parking ,registration and the start is between the
school and industrial estate on the east (motorway) side.Please don't
try to use the access down School Lane on the town side of
the school site as the very limited parking is restricted to swimming
pool users only.
From the main car park go round to the
right of the Sports Centre to find race HQ.This year registration will
be in an event shelter in the corner of the playing field .
Registration opens at 6 pm.
Link to updated race map
it will be partially marked and marshalled , runners are expected to
have studied the race map/directions on race night and should take responsibility for
finding their way round the course on the correct route.