Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - January

Higher Blackley, Manchester

Organiser's Description

We are excited to announce that the Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon series returns in 2019. 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 Heaton Park, this race is a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best. There will music, refreshments and a fantastic themed Heaton Park medal. We hope to see you there.

Distances

5 km, 10 km, 13.1 miles

5km & 10km: 10am

Half Marathon: 9.30am

Chip timed results

Free official race photographs

Unique themed medal

Water

Fruit & flapjack

Middleton Rd, Higher Blackley, Manchester, M25 2SW

For sat nav use the below for entrances. Rough walking times 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)

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 www.metrolink.co.uk.

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

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. The Half Marathon course differs slightly from the 5k & 10k but we will have marshals and signs at all crucial points.

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