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Chase The Sun Heaton 5k, 10k & 10 mile - June

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Middleton Rd, Higher Blackley, Manchester M25 2SW

Wed 22nd June 2022

Starting at 19:00

3 races


Organiser's Description

RunThrough Events delivers a new event at Heaton Park. This large park, just North of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th century house, is the perfect setting for a fun and frantic day out. Running on the paths within the Park, this RunBritain licensed race is a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best.

The battle to get around the course to the finish line before the sun goes downplay it safe and fly around the 5k to finish before sunset or go for the extra challenge of the 10k or 10 mile.

There will music, refreshments and a fantastic themed Heaton Park medal.

We hope to see you there.


  • 5 Km


  • 10 Km


  • 10 Miles




  • 5 Km


  • 10 Km


  • 10 Miles



What's Included

Unique venue themed medal

Chip timed results

Free official event photographs

Post-race goodies and refreshments

How to Get There

For sat nav use for entrances and walking times at a steady pace of 3.1km per hour (in brackets) to farm centre.

M25 2GT: St Margaret’s Road entrance (12 mins)
M25 2SW: Middleton Road entrance (10 mins)
M25 2SW: Smithy Lodge entrance (12 mins)
M25 0DL: Sheepfoot Lane entrance (12 mins)
M25 1SS: Metrolink Entrance (14 Mins)
M25 1JH: Grand Lodge (20 mins)
See car park details.

Public transport

Metrolink offers Park and Ride car parks right across the tram network which are free to use for Metrolink customers. The Park and Rides at Bury Interchange, Radcliffe and Whitefield offer a quick and easy way to get to Heaton Park and Bowker Vale stops, both of which are within walking distance of the park. For times visit

Heaton Park is served by the x35, 59, 90, 135, 149, 156, 164 and 484 buses. Visit for more information and use the Route Explorer to plan your bus journey.


Middleton Rd, Higher Blackley, Manchester, M25 2SW

Course Details

The race will be lead by an individual on a bike. The course is all on paths within the park. The 5k is one lap while the 10k is 2 laps. We will have marshals and signs at all crucial points.


There will be water provided on every lap of the race, and at the finish line alongside water and post race goodies!

There will be a coffee van on site and the park cafe will be open for you to grab a post race snack


The start and finish will be easily accessible for anyone wanting to come and watch the event. There is plenty of parking. Heaton Hall is beautiful and will be well worth a walk around afterwards.

cut off times

There is a 2 hour cut off time for the 10 mile event.


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4 reviews


·4 months ago

Great half marathon course, easy to follow. The organization was top notch with really funny and motivating volunteers! All on the walking path without any mud, just make sure you train on some hills prior 😉

·4 months ago

A well organised race, with great little stalls. The route was nice and the atmosphere was good.

·6 months ago

Great course, lovely marshals! Couldn’t fault it, will definitely be doing it again!

·4 years ago

Everything went to plan. Everything went to plan from booking to running the race, nothing could have been planned better. Event was well organised, very well man by all the marshalls. I will be booking again very soon .


Manchester, Greater Manchester

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