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Multi sports club to keep children active over summer

Furness College has launched a new multi sports holiday club for 6-12 year olds running at The Matchbox Sports and Fitness Centre.

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Athletes do Cumbria proud after completing the Brathay 10in10

Runners pushed themselves to the limit of physical endurance when they set out to conquer 10 marathons in 10 days.


Runners to tackle UK’s ultimate endurance event

Sixteen people take first of 330,000 steps towards completing 10 marathons in as many days as they pledge to raise £91,000 for Brathay Trust.

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Love a Challenge? Choose Cumbria

Participants in four major outdoor challenges taking place during May are being urged to conquer their career ambitions in Cumbria too.

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Sixth form first in county to achieve Leadership Academy Status for sport

Staff and students are celebrating after Barrow Sixth Form College became the first in Cumbria to be awarded Leadership Academy Status.

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Walking With The Wounded aiming for biggest year yet

The Lake District charity challenge returns this May.

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Team registration for 2017 Keswick to Barrow walk opens

Registration for teams wanting to take part in the 2017 Keswick to Barrow and Coniston to Barrow walks is now open.

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University of Cumbria Road Runner sets his sights on winning the Lakesman 2017

Ben Hale from Wigton is participating in this year’s Lakesman triathlon, representing the University of Cumbria.

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Ulverston ninja warrior goes for prime-time glory

A super-fit teacher went for glory as he took part in a prime-time television show.

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Fifth Big Chill Swim returning to Low Wood Bay

Low Wood Bay Hotel and Marina is hosting this weekend’s Big Chill Swim which will see 1,000 national and international competitors arrive in Cumbria.

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Keswick to Barrow committee to give away record-breaking sum to charities

A landmark year for a fundraiser has proven cause for a double celebration, as organisers prepare to give away a record-breaking amount of money.

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Masterplan for £13m Ulverston Leisure Centre

People in Ulverston are being invited to comment on a new masterplan that outlines how leisure facilities in the town could be redeveloped.

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Barrow football ace jets out for World Cup with England

Georgia Stanway flies to Jordan on Tuesday, September 20 with the England Women's Under-17s squad to shoot for World Cup glory.


Teams complete charity cycle challenge

Teams from Kimberly-Clark and University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) cycled 50 miles for the Tour De Furness.

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Fundraisers take on Tour De Furness

Cyclists will complete the charity ride to raise funds for their chosen charities on Sunday, September 11.

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Go Active launched in Cumbria

A new project is launched today (Monday, August 1) to encourage more people in Cumbria to become more active.

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£13m Ulverston sports and leisure hub scheme unveiled

A new £13m sports complex for Ulverston is a step closer to reality after the idea was deemed sustainable by experts.

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The Lake District named Britain’s top walking destination

The Lake District in Cumbria is officially the most popular destination for walking in Britain, according to a new survey by Ordnance Survey.


Cumbria’s Tour of Britain stage launched

The world's top cyclists, including Bradley Wiggins, will return to Cumbria to take on a challenging route through The Lakes for the Tour of Britain.

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Lakes Triathlon brings competitors to Cumbria

The first Lakesman Triathlon is expected to attract 750 athletes from across the UK and beyond to the heart of The Lake District on Sunday (June 19).

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Cumbrian made crisp packets mark unlikely footballing victory

Commemorative crisp packets made in Cumbria have helped mark Leicester City’s unlikely Premier League victory.