Ice Cream 5k & 10k Series Race 1

Walker Fold Car Park, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire
Sorry, bookings for this event have been paused due to a certain virus. Visit our blog post for more details.

Organiser's Description

This race is set in the beautiful Bolton countryside at Walker Fold, in Smithills, and will be run on each Wednesday evening in June. All routes are fully marked and supported with ice cream run route signs, and unlimited ice cream at the finish! The trail has a mixture of stone, mud and water along the way, and is undulating/hilly. Also Kids' 1 Mile Mini Milk Race.

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  • 10 km
    £19 BOOK
  • 5 km
    £14 BOOK
  • Kids Mini Milk Race 1 Mile
    £7.50 BOOK
  • 10 km All 4 x 10k races
    £57 BOOK
  • 5 km All 4 x 5k races
    £42 BOOK
  • Mini Milk Race All 4 x Mini Milk Races
    £22.50 BOOK

Award for Top 3 Male/Female

Prize for Winning 1 Mile M/F

4 different lolly medals to collect for 5k

4 different ice cream flavour medals to collect for 10k

4 different mini milk medal flavours to collect

Free parking

A treat from the ice cream van at the finish

Enter all 4 races and get 1 race free!

Walker Fold Car Park, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire BL1 7PT

By car: The venue is is just three miles from Bolton town centre. Follow the brown signs for Smithills Country Park via the A666, or from the M61, junction 5. To get to Walker Fold car park, continue onto Smithills Dean Road travelling North, turn left onto Colliers Row Road. Continue into the dip following the road as it turns South and the car park is on your right (BL1 7PT).

By train: Bolton Interchange combines Bolton railway station and Bolton bus station. There are frequent trains to Manchester Victoria, Manchester Piccadilly, Clitheroe via Blackburn, Wigan North Western, and Preston. Services operating to Victoria and Piccadilly operate through and terminate at other regional stations, such as Manchester Airport and Stalybridge.

Free parking (arrive early as parking is limited)

The Walker Fold Car Park (BL1 7PT)

Registration opens at 5.30pm

Collect your number and chip at registration

Start times:

Mini Milk - 18:30pm

5k - 19:00pm

10k - 19:00pm

Final instructions emailed out before the event!

5k runners complete 1 lap of the Ice Cream 10k route

1 mile is an out and back route

Time Limit: 1 Hour 30 Mins

Prize giving on the stage once last runner finishes.

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Booking on has closed for this event 🙁

Please contact the race organiser direct to see if they are still accepting entries.

  • 10 km
    £19 CLOSED
  • 5 km
    £14 CLOSED
  • Kids Mini Milk Race 1 Mile
    £7.50 CLOSED
  • 10 km All 4 x 10k races
    £57 CLOSED
  • 5 km All 4 x 5k races
    £42 CLOSED
  • Mini Milk Race All 4 x Mini Milk Races
    £22.50 CLOSED

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