BigXmas Trail Races

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£24 - £42

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About
Come for the energetic and fun atmosphere at this Christmas themed trail run in the leafy suburbs of Greater Manchester. Following the Trans Pennine Trail or the River Mersey you'll enjoy the scenic location as you run. Come for the festive atmosphere and finisher's medal.
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Marathon, Half Marathon and 11k
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Calendar
Sun, 15 Dec 2024
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Sale, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Sale Water Park, Rifle Rd, Sale M33 2LX, UK
Start times
Sunday, 15 Dec 2024
Marathon: 8:45 amHalf Marathon: 9:15 am11k: 9:45 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for BigXmas Trail Races
11k
Distance
11km
£24
Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£32
Marathon
Distance
26.2mi
£42
Route information
Terrain: Trails
Elevation: Undulating
Get in the festive spirit with this trail race set in the suburbs of Manchester. Offering three different race distances - 11k, a half marathon and marathon - this event is sure to have something for everyone!
Starting from Sale Water Park, the trails will take in Chorlton Water Park and the River Mersey. The marathon distance will follow the Trans Pennine Trail all the way to Little Bollington, returning via the Bridgewater Canal. All routes will finish back at Sale Water Park.
Trails will be fully marked and marshalled, and the half marathon and marathon routes will have fully-stocked aid stations to keep you fuelled on your run. For a post-race treat, you'll get
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What's included
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Post-race mince pies and mulled wine
  • Chip-timed results
  • Fully marked and marshalled routes
  • On-course photographers
  • Well-stocked aid stations
  • Toilets
  • Bag drop
  • Free parking
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How to get there
Sale Water Park, Rifle Rd, Sale M33 2LX, UK
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Parking
There is ample free parking at Sale Water Park with nearby overflow car park options.
By Public Transport
There are ride facilities at Sale Water Park if you're using the Metrolink tram.
Event day logistics
08:45 Marathon starts
09:15 Half Marathon starts
09:45 11k starts
Kit
It is recommended that entrants bring trail shoes for the event.
Aid Stations
There'll be fully stocked aid stations on the marathon and half marathon routes with tasty treats to keep you going till the finish line.
Age Requirements
  • 11k: Entrants must be 16 years of age or older to participate
  • Half Marathon: Entrants must be 17 years of age or older to participate
  • Marathon: Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to participate
Toilets and Bag Drop
The toilets and bag drop will be located at the start/finish of the event.
FAQs
Will there be parking at BigXmas Trail Races?
Yes, there's ample parking at Sale Water Park.
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What distances are on offer for BigXmas Trail Races?
You can take your pick of a 11k, half marathon and marathon to run for this event.
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Will there be water and snacks on the route for BigXmas Trail Races?
Yes, there'll be fully stocked aid stations along the route.
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Are there any age restrictions for BigXmas Trail Races?
You'll need to be at least 16 years old on event day to compete in the 11k, 17 years old to compete in the half marathon and 18 years old to compete in the marathon.
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Reviews
4.5
62 reviews
£24 - £42
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