Partners and Sponsors
The Grand Day Out is proud to have had a huge range of partners, individuals and supporters who have been extremely generous and supported the planning and success of this event in January 2016, October 2016 and again in October 2017. Here are just a few and we will add to this list as many names as we can as we move forwards…!
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Inspired Outdoor Events – a leading provider of outdoor events including trekking, corporate, charity fund raising and team building.
Mountain Run – Guided Running, Mountain Skills Courses and Natural Running in The Lake District
National Trust – The National Trust’s most important work in Cumbria is the conservation of about one quarter of the Lake District National Park. Almost all the central fell area and the major valley heads are owned or held on lease by the trust
Pure Outdoors Events – events designed by runners for runners with an emphasis on challenging, but fun, great days out in the great outdoors
James Kirby – Adventure Sports Photographer and Web Design
NAV4 Adventure – Mountain Running Skills, Trail & Ultra Navigation, Events Safety Team, Guiding Tuition & Coaching
Trail Motions Bike Skills – professional mountain bike guiding services, coaching and courses
Tail Trails – events for dogs and their humans
Lakeland Mountain Guides – Professional mountain guides and event organisers helping people from many different walks of life reach summits, achieve goals, defeat challenges and learn new skills.
Great Langdale Road Races – Organisers of the Langdale Marathon and Half Marathon
Climbers Shop Ambleside – Specialists in climbing, mountaineering, hill walking and fell running gear since 1959
Lake District Cycling – Local expert advice and cycling resource for the Lake District and Cumbria. Bike hire and event support.
Sarah Harvey Design – designer of all of our fantastic logos and posters
Cumbrian People – social media support and advice
SI Entries – professional ticketing and timing solutions for events
Are you interested in becoming a grand day out partner or sponsor?
We are now appealing for new sponsors and partners to help us ensure the Grand Day Out evolves into our vision of being one of the most enjoyable and successful fundraising events in Cumbria and an event that encourages people to come together and enjoy the great outdoors at the same time. These sponsors and partners will be vital to help us to ensure that as much fundraising reaches those communities and projects we are supporting.We are offering a range of sponsorship packages for businesses, including high profile sponsorship some of our headline events or as a general supporter of the event moving forwards.
If you are interested in getting involved and supporting us please contact us and we will be in touch.
We would like to thank all of the following individuals and organisations who have supported the Grand Day Out over the last two years:
George Fisher – Selling quality outdoor equipment, with great customer service! Set in Keswick in the heart of the Lake District with Abraham’s Café in store
The Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association (LDSAMRA) – comprises the twelve teams across Cumbria and the Lake District
Brimstone Hotel in Langdale
British Cycling – Breeze Network and ride leader event support
Castle Green Hotel
Event Safety Group
Forestry Commission – event partners for Grizedale & Whinlatter forest events :)
Haglofs – the largest supplier of outdoor equipment in Scandinavia
Kendal Mountain Festival – the largest and most varied event of its type in the world and it’s the main social gathering for outdoor enthusiasts in the UK
Lake District National Park Authority
Lyon Equipment – The leading distributor of quality caving, climbing, mountaineering and general outdoor equipment to outdoor retailers throughout the UK and Ireland.
Massage for Motion – post event massage treatments for participants
Montane – manufacturers of lightweight, multisport and endurance mountain gear
OMM – Ultralight outdoor gear
Oxley Developments Limited
Penrith Tourist Information Centre – providing an extensive range of information and services to people visiting Penrith, The Eden Valley and the surrounding
Pogu – an award winning safety brand. We develop technically leading, robust safety products born out of a desire to protect our customers
Sam Sykes Limited – Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expeditions and residential’s in the UK and overseas
SPORTIdent – offers a unique system solution for timekeeping in outdoor sports
Sportive Lakes – Lake District Cycling events which make you smile
Trail Runner Magazine – your ticket to more adventurous running off-road
True Mountain– producers of performance outdoor apparel designed and manufactured in the UK
Ultra Magazine – a new magazine dedicated to ultra running
Ulverston Town Council
Ulverston Tri Club
Other generous prize donors and supporters include: Sharrow Bay Hotel, Berghaus, Rohan, Heaton Cooper Studio, Lakeland, Warwick Davies, Linda MacDonald, Hillsway Bungalow,Hobbycraft, Graham Uney Mountaineering, Lowbyer Manor Country House, Soozintheshed, Ullswater Steamers,Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, Appleby Creamery, Civil Service Motoring Association, Mammut, Explore in Cornwall,Trig Point Massage, Rod Ireland Photography, Buffalo systems,Merrell, Ribble Fuel Oil, Peak Walking, Eden Workshop, Arragons Cycle Centre,The Fairydust Emporium,The Quiet Site,Workout Warriors, Mother & Nature, Quirky Workshops