Blackburn 10k

Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen

Ewood Park, Blackburn

Sun 12th December 2021

2 races

£5.00 - £24.00

COVID-19 INFORMATION

EVENT VILLAGE

All marshals and staff within the event and around the course will be issued with PPE and wear gloves and a mask for the duration of the event.

As many race packs will be posted out ahead of the event as possible and event communications will be sent via email in the lead up.

There will not be a formal baggage drop within the event village, please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and leave anything in the car during the race to reduce contact between runners and staff. If this is not possible, please email info@runthrough.co.uk.

There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event with hand sanitiser for all runners.

You will see clear signage around the event village, please follow all signage and instructions from the marshals before, during and after the race.

There will be a manned, and clearly marked, medical hub within the event village.

DURING THE RACE

The race will start in waves based on your estimated finish time, with the faster runners at the start and slower near the back to avoid any congestion and the need to overtake on course.

There will be an informal grab and go water station with sealed sports top bottles on the course, however we ask that you stay hydrated before the event and if you are able to please bring your own. Bottles and camelbacks are permitted.

If you need to overtake on the course please give a wide berth of at least 1 meter around any runners.

Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is not permitted.

AFTER THE RACE

Do not stop within the finish barriers. Please continue past the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.

We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event village as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.

C-19 PLAN
Run Through Events has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

This 10k race starts and finishes inside Ewood Park, home of Blackburn Rovers FC, in front of the RFS Riverside Stand. 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. This is a new and unique course for Blackburn.

Event village, with music, food and entertainment will be located at the Blackburn End, which will be open for spectators so you can catch a glimpse of your friends and family as they finish their race. There is also a kids' race on the day - distance tbc. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

PLEASE NOTE: The race will start in waves based on your estimated finish time, with the faster runners at the start and slower near the back to avoid any congestion and the need to overtake on course. There is a strict cut off time of 90 minutes due to the road closure limitations for this event.

Races

  • 10 Km
    £24.00
  • Kids' Race
    £5.00

Book

  • 10 Km
    £24.00
  • Kids' Race
    £5.00

What's Included

YOUR ENTRY WILL INCLUDE:

Chip timed results

Unique themed medal

Free official event photos

Flapjacks, water and more goodies.

How to Get There

By Car:

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, leave at junction 4, join the A666 and head towards Blackburn.
Ewood Park is about a mile away on your right.

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, leave at junction 4, join the A666 and head towards Blackburn.
Ewood Park is about a mile away on your right.

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.

Public Transport:

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) and No. 24 (Chorley - Blackburn)

The frequency of buses serving Ewood Park is every 10 minutes. For timetables see www.lancashirebus.co.uk

If people require any further information they should use the Traveline website or telephone number: www.traveline.org.uk 0871 200 22 33

Location

Ewood Park, Nuttall Street, Blackburn BB2 4JF

On the day

Baggage

We will have a secure area, this will be in the Jack Walker Stand where you can leave your baggage. We recommend you bring as little baggage as possible. Your baggage tag is attached to your race number, you simply tear it off and attach to your bag. To collect, show your number to the baggage staff and they will help you find your baggage.

Toilets

There will be plenty of toilets available within the Blackburn End inside the Stand itself

Spectators

As this is a road closed race you will find it hard to get around the course but you will be able to watch the start and finish from the stands in the Blackburn End.

Results

Results will be available on www.blackburn10k.com after the race.

Pictures

We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race and they will be on Facebook after the race so be sure to check it out and see if you can spot yourself.

4.7 · 3 Reviews

Matthew

·a year ago

Not nearly as scary as expected. Just before the race I was told there was a 900m ascent. Turned out to be 46m in the end. It was a really well organised event and it was really pleasing to come bursting round the corner of the stadium to finish in front of a cheering crowd. The course itself was well marshalled and signposted (which was handy given the number of lefts/rights through the town centre) and there was plenty of support. Will definitely come back to get another PB
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Dan

·a year ago

Successful 1st event.. Great event and no doubt it will be bigger and better next year.
SS
stephen

·a year ago

Great event. Well organised and well attended, enjoyed it, especially finishing at the home of football

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