The adidas TERREX Kendal Mountain Festival 10K Trail Run starts on closed roads climbing out of the town centre up Beast Banks. Its steep start utilising the same roads that the Tour of Britain cycle race finishes up. After 3km the route starts weaving along the limestone escarpment of Scout Scar with amazing views across Morecombe Bay and the Lyth Valley. The run along the escarpment is punctuated by crossing Underbarrow Road, where there will be a simple water station. The run continues towards Cunswick Scar before turning back across Kendal golf course and descending the steep streets and ginnels back into the centre of Kendal.