Welcome to the Tim Watkins Blodslitet 2017
This mass start, long distance race was renamed the Tim Watkins
Trophy in memory of Tim who died following a car accident in March
2005. Tim was instrumental in introducing this demanding race to the
UK and had already organised the first two races.
In Norway, each autumn since 1977, Fredrikstad Skiklubb
has staged the original Blodslitet. During this period it has been
raised to an almost cult event, recent years have seen around 2000 competitors from all over
Scandinavia and elsewhere. The nearest literal translation to
"Blodslitet" is "Blood letter". The
Tim Watkins Blodslitet may not produce blood, but is designed to
challenge at each and every entry category.
This event will challenge an individual’s endurance and mental
agility to the extreme over some of the Lake District’s finest
The 2017 event will be held on Whitbarrow.
Preliminary details have
are now open.
are now available. On-line entries will remain open until late on
Saturday 18th February and very limited EOD will be available, subject
to there being maps left over.
Results have now been posted, see links on the left of this page.
Organiser: Julian Lailey 01524 845990 or email