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This July sees the launch of a brand-new outdoor challenge event by Honister Slate Mine in the heart of the Lake District. HonisterFest on Saturday 20 July is a whole day of adrenaline fuelled activities including an unusual fell run, gravel bike time trial and a team challenge followed by live music and Cumbrian food into the evening. Honister is working in partnership with KONG running, Keswick Mountain Bikes, Cyclewise, Fluid Productions, Buttermere Paragliding Bash and Keswick Brewery to present this unique event. The first challenge of the day is the The Grueller Hill Climb a gravel track time trial cycle event, for Fell Runners the 8K Honister Hurtle Fell Run is unlike any Fell run out there. Take on three summits, Dale Head, Fleetwith, Grey Knott and go deep inside the bowels of the mountain through mine tunnels, up a stepped incline to reach daylight before ascending to the summit

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