Blackburn 10k at Ewood Park
We are excited to announce the new Blackburn 10k at Ewood Park in Blackburn, in Lancashire. This 10k race starts and finishes inside Ewood Park, the home of Blackburn Rovers FC. The course heads out onto the closed roads of Blackburn for a fast 10k that takes in the town centre and all of the local landmarks, before making its way back on a looped route toward Ewood Park. This is a new and unique course for a new and innovative event for Blackburn.
The race will start and finish in front of the RFS Riverside Stand, and event village with music, food and entertainment will be located at the Blackburn End, which will be open for spectators.
Chip timed results
Unique themed medal
Free official event photos
Fruit, flapjacks, water and more goodies.
Ewood Park, Nuttall St, Blackburn, Lancashire BB2 4JF
From the North:
Leave the M6 at Junction 30 and join the M61, at the first exit join the M65 and head East to Blackburn. Ewood Park is well signposted on the M65, leave at junction 4, join the A666 and head towards Blackburn. Ewood Park is about a mile away on your right.
From the South:
Leave the M6 at Junction 29 and join the M65 and head East to Blackburn. Ewood Park is well signposted on the M65.
From the West:
From the M6/M62 or M60, join the M61, leave the M61 for the M65 and head East to Blackburn. Ewood Park is well signposted on the M65.
From the East:
Travelling from Yorkshire, either on the B6234, the A56 Haslingden by-pass or the Skipton Road, join the M65 and head West. Leave the M65 at junction 4 and head towards Blackburn on the A666, Ewood Park is about a mile from the motorway on the right hand side.
From the M62 leave at Junction 18 for the M66 Bury, travel to the end of the Motorway which becomes the A56, join the M65 at Junction 8 and head Westbound towards Blackburn. Leave the M65 at junction 4 and head towards Blackburn on the A666, Ewood Park is about a mile from the motorway on the right hand side.
Pick-up/Drop-off point: Drop off is at the Darwen End.
By Train: Blackburn station is approximately a mile and a half from Ewood Park. Mill Hill station is approximately one mile away from the ground. There are direct trains from Manchester Victoria, Salford Crescent and Preston. See the National Rail website for train times.
By Bus: The buses serving Ewood Park are:
No. 1 (Bolton - Darwen - Blackburn)
No. 24 (Chorley - Blackburn)
The frequency of buses serving Ewood Park is every 10 minutes. For timetables see www.lancashirebus.co.uk
If you require any further information use the Traveline website or telephone number: www.traveline.org.uk 0871 200 22 33
There is ample parking at and around the venue. Charges will apply.
The course heads out onto the closed roads of Blackburn for a fast 10k route that takes in Blackburn town centre, before making its way back on a looped route toward Ewood Park.
Each km is accurately marked out with distance markers and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish.