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No Cure, Always Hope, Ultra Run

The ‘No Cure, Always Hope, Ultra Run’ is a new challenge for 2016, kindly sponsored by;

A 39 mile classic fell running challenge over 25 peak with 17,000 feet of ascent.

This amazing fell running challenge was created in 2015 by Duncan’s brother and top fellrunner, Simon Booth.

It weaves together the three 10in10 walking challenge routes to take runners on a circuit from the Swinside Inn up Causey Pike, over Sail, Crag Hill, Wandope and Whiteless Pike, before descending into Buttermere. There he will head up Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile. High Crag, Seat, Haystacks, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Seathwaite Fell, Allen Crags, Glaramara and Thorneythwaite Fell before a descent into Rosthwaite. Next will be a climb up to Castle Crag, Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head, Hindscarth, Robinson, Snockrigg and Newlands Hause, before arriving back at the Swinside Inn.

No Cure, Always Hope, Ultra Run

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The inaugural challenge saw Simon out and back in a stunning eight hours and twenty minutes. It is a record that any ultra runner will be tempted to try to match, or beat!


Anyone can attempt the route. You must register your attempt beforehand here, keep a record of the time you set off from and the time you return to The Swinside Inn.  Once you register we will send you the gpx file of the route for your device. (You should not just rely on this gpx file, it is necessary that you can navigate competently using a map and compass).

After you have entered, please call into http://www.kongadventure.com/ in Keswick,  to collect your goody bag. It will include a detailed route map, a 10in10 Kong t-shirt, a Buff and other goodies.

This Challenge is unsupported.  There will be no marshals on the fells.

A Roll Of Honour recognising all finishers can be found in The Swinside Inn. Again, we ask that runners try to raise a minimum of £50 sponsorship for the MS Society.

Kit List

You are running the route at your own risk. We do not provide insurance. If you wish to take out insurance over for the day, contact your insurance company.

  • Full waterproof cover
  • Hat and gloves
  • Map, compass and whistle
  • Emergency food
  • Survival blanket
  • Mobile phone

Leaders Board

06/15 Simon Booth 8 hrs 20m V45
06/16 Oliver Tulloch 13 hrs 33 m MSEN
07/16 Paul Johnson 10 hrs 55 m MV40
07/16 Clare Regan 13 hrs 6 m FV45/40
07/16 Natalie Hawkrigg 13 hrs 6 m FV40
01/17 Steve Jones 12 hrs 2 m M
03/17 Mick Allen 10 hrs 38 m M
03/17 Steve Angus 10 hrs 38 m M
03/17 Andrew Slattery 10 hrs 38 m M
06/17 Matthew Bazire 10 hrs 48 m M
06/17 Kate Arnold 12 hrs 23 m F
07/17 Richard Lendon 11 hrs 20 m M
05/17 Clare Archibold 17 hrs 17 m F
06/17 Steve Jones 12 hrs 2 m  
06/17 Murray Walker 10 hrs 49 m  
06/17 Matthew Bazire 12 hrs  
07/17 Kate Arnold 12 hrs 23 m  
07/17 Richard Lendon 11 hrs 20 m  
08/17 Duncan Potts 13 hrs 14 m M
08/17 Simon Kealoha 13 hrs 55 m M
08/17 Graham Watson 14 hrs 41 m M
08/17 Daryl Tacon 14 hrs 48 m M
08/17 Graham Ansell 14 hrs 48 m M
08/17 Daryl Tacon 14 hrs 48 m  
08/17 Graham Ansell 14 hrs 48 m  
08/17 Duncan Potts 13 hrs 14 m  
08/17 Graham Watson 14 hrs 41 m  
08/17 Simon Kealoha 13 hrs 55 m  
09/17 Lance Saxby 15 hrs 55 m  
08/18 Paul Jennings 13 hrs 10 m  
09/18 Daniel Richardson 12 hrs 49 m  
09/18 Jonathan Heaney 12 hrs 49 m  
12/18 Mike Harrison 14 hrs 38 m  
05/19 Liz Berry 14 hrs 15 m  
06/19 Louise Winter 11 hrs 31 m  
06/19 Angela Wilson 11 hrs 33 m  
06/19 Paul Wilson 11 hrs 31 m  
07/19 Lukasz Ryszka 18 hrs 8 m  
05/20 Richard Cox 15 hrs 07 m  
05/20 Richard Down 15 hrs 07 m  
07/20 Miriam Leonard 11 hrs 17 m  
07/20 Stuart Garlinge 15 hrs 57 m  
08/20 Richard Bolton 11 hrs 24 m  
09/20 Graham Lewis – Dale 11 hrs 46 m  
09/20 Jim Masters 14 hrs 56 m  
09/20 Ryan Crellin 14 hrs 56 m  
09/20 Matt Le Voi 12 hrs 08 m  
1/2023 Georgina Lewis 12 hrs 59 m  
1/2023 Katherine Davis 12 hrs 59 m  
1/2023 Ewan Richardson 12 hrs 59 m  
1/2023 Darren Parker 16 hrs 39 m  
7/2023 Jayne Charnock 17 hrs 20 m  

Enter the No Cure, Always Hope, Ultra Run now!

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All challenges are open to anyone over the age of 16. (Please note that 16 year olds must be accompanied by an adult).

Entry Fee

Your entry fee is a booking and administration charge.

  • 10in10 £38 - includes a Berghaus Performance 10in10 t-shirt.
  • 5in5 £38 - includes a Berghaus Performance 10in10 t-shirt. It is really important that you let us know what size t-shirt you want. Ladies - size 10, 12, 14, 16, 18. Men - size small, medium or large, XL, XXL
  • Everyday 10in10 - £25 - includes a 10in10 Buff
  • No Cure Always Hope Ultra Run - £30 - includes a 10in10 Buff

All registration fees, from 10in10, 5in5 and our other related events, are committed to our administration and organisation costs. All funds raised by participants are passed directly to the MS Society and other partner charities, that we may choose to work with. For more information or fundraising tips, please contact Yvonne Booth.

Please check out our FAQ section to help you along your way :)

Booking Terms
The NO CURE ALWAYS HOPE ULTRA is completely unsupported.  There will be no marshals on the fells to support you. If you want insurance for the day you must contact your own insurance company.

Who We Are

Who We Are

The annual 10in10 challenge was designed and created by Yvonne Booth in 2011. It was her response to her husband Duncan's diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis in 2010 at the age of 39. As a wife and mother of three sons, she wanted to do something positive and help raise money for research into this cruel illness. find out more →

The efforts made by the Booth family to raise funds and awareness for this cause are remarkable and it is truly an honour to be part of this journey. It not only combines my love for the mountains but it provides a chance to some day finding a cure to a disease that could hit any of us at any time. Be a part of finding a cure! Anne