Leigh Community 10k
The Leigh Community 10k encourages people from across the region to lace up their running shoes in the name of charity. Wigan and Leigh Hospice is the partner charity for this event. The race will take in three laps of a course through Leigh town centre and starts from Leigh Town Hall. Run, walk, race... all runners, joggers and walkers of any ability can join in the fun of this superb event, which is now in its third year.
Leigh Town Hall, Market St, Leigh, Greater Manchester WN7 1DY
By road: From the M60 Manchester outer ring road, take the Junction 14 exit onto the East Lancashire Rd/A580. After 5.7 miles, at the Greyhound Island take the 3rd exit onto Warrington Rd/A574. After about a mile turn right onto the B5215 into Leigh. The Town Hall is on the B5215.
By train: Leigh is about 7 miles from Wigan, where there are two stations with services from major stations including Liverpool, Birmingham, Preston, London Euston, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and also from local stations. It is then either taxi or bus to Leigh town centre - the 658 bus takes you straight there.
There is free parking on Sundays in the Town Hall car park. There are also a number of pay and display car parks in and around Leigh town centre.
Minimum age for race entry is 15 yrs on the day of the race
Registration is at Leigh Town Hall and opens at 7.30am.
You need to collect your race number on race day. Please bring your entry confirmation with you when collecting your race number. There is an enquiry desk if you have any problems or questions about the event.
Entries on the day (if there is availability) will be charged £5 extra
Road closures will be in place
All runners receive a commemorative bespoke medal at the finish line
Individual prizes are awarded in the following categories:
• 1st 3 Men and Ladies Overall
• 1st Male Veteran over 40/45/50/55/60/65/70+
• 1st Lady Veteran over 35/40/45/50/55/60/65+
Baggage storage. This area is not marshaled or supervised so do not leave any valuables. All bags and items are left entirely at the owners risk.