Blackpool Festival of Running
A full weekend of spectacular running events on Blackpool's Promenade.
We have a distance which is perfect for you, whether it be the marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k or 2k. Spread over two days, it is a great opportunity to enjoy Blackpool running at its best!
- 26.2 miles (Marathon)
- 13.1 miles (Half Marathon)
- 10 km
Blackpool Tower, Promenade, Blackpool FY1 4BJ
By car: Blackpool enjoys the luxury of having a motorway link direct to the heart of the resort – take Junction 32 off the M6, and the M55 will lead you almost to the beach!
By train: Blackpool is well-connected to the national railway network. There are direct services to Blackpool North from Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria, Liverpool Lime Street and York. There are also direct services between London Euston and Blackpool North.
There are four services an hour from Blackpool North to Preston, and Preston Station has direct services to all major cities including Birmingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Hourly services connect Blackpool South station to East Lancashire.
Blackpool has ample parking within the town centre. We recommend using Parkopedia to locate a car park suitable for you.
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