West Coast Half Marathon
A unique, flat, point to point race starting in Preston, passing through Preston Docks, onto the Guild Wheel, through Freckleton into Warton, and on to Lytham St Annes for the grand finish at Fairhaven Lake in Lytham St Annes. All abilities welcome.
Race HQ and meeting point is at Fairhaven Lake. A shuttle service will be in operation to the start point at the Docks in Preston.
Race HQ and meeting point is at Fairhaven Lake, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 1BD.
A shuttle service will be in operation to the start point at the docks in Preston. The start of the race is at Baffito's Restaurant, Navigation Way, Preston PR2 2YP.
By Car: Exit the M55 at junction 4 and follow signs for Lytham St Annes. Proceed along Squires Gate Lane passing Blackpool Airport. When you reach the Prom, turn left towards Lytham St Annes. When you reach the town, turn right to the Pier, then left along St Annes Promenade. Fairhaven Lake is 1.5 miles along the Promenade on the right hand side.
By rail: St Annes-on-the-Sea railway station serves the town commonly known as St Annes, which is part of the conurbation of Lytham St Annes. It is located on the Blackpool South to Preston railway line 3.25 miles South/SouthEast of Blackpool South station. Hourly services connect Blackpool South station to East Lancashire. There are also four services an hour from Blackpool North to Preston, and Preston Station has direct services to all major cities including Birmingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
There are two large car parks on either side of Fairhaven Lake. These are pay and display facilities. There is ample car parking for all runners.
Individual prizes will be awarded in the following categories;
- 1st 3 Men Overall, 1st 3 Ladies Overall
- 1st Male Veteran over 40/45/50/55/60/65/70+
- 1st Lady Veteran over 35/40/45/50/55/60/65+
Bespoke medal for all finishers
T shirt for all finishers
Personalised bib numbers