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Bolton Bauble 5k, 10k, and Fun Run

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Take part in this festive running event in the scenic setting of Walker Fold in Bolton's countryside. There are three options so you can get the whole family or a group of friends involved. Get into the Christmas spirit with fancy dress and a special bauble medal.

How to enter the Bolton Bauble 5k, 10k, and Fun Run

  1. 5k

    Run 5km
    £12–£14
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  2. 10k

    Run 10km
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    £19–£21
    Booked recentlyBooked 4 times this week
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  3. Fun Run

    Run 1mi
    £7.50
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Bolton Bauble 5k, 10k, and Fun Run routes

Walker Fold is part of the stunning Smithills Estate, on the South Side of Winter Hill, right in the heart of Bolton's most beautiful countryside. This trail run is a hilly route with a mixture of stony, muddy and wet sections. There may even be snow and ice on the course depending on weather conditions! The entire course is marked with signs and distance markers.

You will complete a certain number of laps, depending on what race you have signed up for.

  • 1 Mile: Out and Back run
  • 5K: 1 Lap
  • 10K: 2 Laps

Event Details

What’s Included

All Runners Receive:

  • Special Bauble Finisher's Medal
  • Chip Timing
  • Stocking, Christmas Hat, and Chocolate Selection Box at finish

Prizes:

  • Awards for Top 3 Male and Female runners in 5k and 10k
  • Spot prize for best fancy dress
Raceday Logistics

Location: Walker Fold Car Park, Smithills, Bolton, BL1 7PT

Please remember to collect your race number, which includes your timing chip, at registration.

Timings:

  • 08:45: Registration Opens
  • 10:00: Fun Run Starts
  • 10:30: 5k and 10k races start
  • 12:30: Cut Off time (2 hours)
  • 12:30 (or earlier depending on when Last Runner Finishes): Prize Giving
Kit List

As this is a trail run, please wear appropriate footwear. There may be muddy and wet sections, or even snow and ice depending on the winter weather.

As it is the build up to Christmas, festive fancy dress is encouraged! There will even by a special prize for the best fancy dress.

FAQs

Is there an age limit?

  • 5k runners must be aged 12 years or older on the day of the event
  • 10k runners must be aged 16 year or older on the day of the event

Can I wear headphones?

It is not advised to wear headphones, for safety purposes.

Can I enter on the day?

If there are still tickets available, you are allowed to enter on the day at an extra cost. Please note that there is always a chance that the event sells out in advance.

Can I buy event merchandise?

Yes, when you can enter you can choose to purchase Finisher Tech T-Shirts for £10

Where do I find more race information?

Full race instructions will be emailed out to you before event day

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    Jamie B
    Jim I would like to see a picture of the bolton bauble 10k medal please where can I see it

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    Steph E
    Hi there. You can see a picture of the medal here - https://www.time2runevents.co.uk/info2.cfm?info_id=232379

Bolton Bauble 5k, 10k, and Fun Run weather forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

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IconModerate breeze possible, up to 11mph

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