Winter Hill 10k, 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run
The route you know, with a twist.... it's run in reverse!! The race is set in the beautiful Bolton countryside at Walker Fold, in Lancashire. The trail has a mixture of stone, mud and water along the way! The route is undulating/hilly but suitable for all abilities, with generous cut off times.
5k runners complete 1 lap and 10k runners 2 laps. 1 mile is an out and back route.
5k /10k top 3 Male/Female - award
VET awards if numbers reach 200
Winning 1 mile M/F
Medal to all finishers
Goodies at the finish line
Chip timing with live results
Coffee van & onsite catering
All routes are fully marked and supported
Walker Fold Car Park, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire BL1 7PT
Smithills Estate is 3 miles from the centre of Bolton. It is prominent in the landscape and can be seen and easily pinpointed from miles around due to the well-known 310m high Winter Hill broadcasting transmitter perched at the top of the hill, just outside our boundary.
By car: Follow the brown signs for Smithills Country Park via the A666 or from the M61, junction 5. Continue onto Smithills Dean Road, turn left onto Colliers Row Road and then continue on that road until you see Walker Fold car park on your right.
By train: The nearest train station is in Bolton, around 5 miles from Smithills Estate. Visit National Rail for more information.
By bus: The nearest bus stop is Smithills Hall, at the bottom of the site. Visit Traveline for more information.
Race start times are:
1 Mile - 10am
5k - 10:30am
10k - 10:30am
Registration opens at 8.30am
Time Limit: 1 Hour 30 Mins
Collect your number and chip at registration
Final instructions emailed out before the event!
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An enjoyable experience
I thoroughly enjoyed the 5k run and will definitely be doing more events
Winter Hill 10k
Would definitely recommend this as a tough
Winter 10k race