Breca Buttermere

29th July 2017

Breca Buttermere is the UK's original swimrun adventure through England's most stunning and rugged wilderness - the Western Fells of the Lake District.

Set in the Buttermere and Borrowdale valleys, the course encompasses ancient corpse roads, waterfalls, exhilarating Lakeland ridges, island crossings and some of the most spectacular views in the Lake District National Park.

Join us on 29th July 2017 for the third edition and an updated course, with additional swims in two new lakes - Loweswater and Derwentwater.

Breca Buttermere is an ÖtillÖ Merit Race, offering ÖtillÖ merit points and the possibility of racing in the Swimrun World Championship in Sweden. To find out more click here.


Saturday 29th July 2017

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Breca ButtermereRun: 42km | Swim: 6km | Transitions: 18 | Total length: 48km
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Buttermere Sprint - Run: 17km | Swim: 3km | Transitions: 8 | Total length: 20km
Course Map | Elevation ProfileRoute Card


Breca Buttermere - £150 per person
Buttermere Sprint - £100 per person

Entry is for teams of two only


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