Anderton Boat Lift Half Marathon

Anderton, Cheshire

Organiser's Description

This is a trail half marathon, starting and finishing at the spectacular base of the giant lift, known as the ‘Cathedral of the Canals,’ and will take place through nearby Marbury Park and Northwich Woodlands. There is a short out and back section, and 2 laps of 6.4 miles.

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  • Half Marathon Must be 17 years or over
    £34 CLOSED

All finishers receive a Boat Lift Medal

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4 feed stations over the 13.1 miles

Each feed station has water, electrolyte, sweets & more

Anderton Boat Lift, Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6FW

By car - Use postcode CW9 6FW on SatNav. Exit J10 from the M56 and take the Northwich Rd/A559. Take Marbury Road to Lift Lane

By train - Northwich Station is the nearest at a 15 minute taxi ride away. Visit National Rail enquiries for train timetable details and prices

By bus - regular buses run to and from Northwich. Call Cheshire West & Chester Council Travel Line on 0871 200 22 33 for timetable and fare details

By bike - download the heritage cycle trail leaflet and map

The car park is managed by Cheshire & West Chester Council. Charges may apply

The start will be in waves from 10am to 10:15am so not to cause congestion on public paths

Can all faster runners assemble in Wave 1 at 10am

Sunday registration will be from 8am to 9:45am.

Please collect your chip & bib number at registration - we DO NOT send packs out in the post.

You must be 17 years old or over to run this event!

Cut off time is 4 hours.

Pets are only permitted on the viewing area at the top basin, however assistance animals are welcome.

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  • Half Marathon Must be 17 years or over
    £34 CLOSED

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