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Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k, 10k & 10 Mile - August

Event summary

Take on this sunset race around Heaton Park, and past the iconic landmark, Heaton Hall. With great flat routes on offer, this event is perfect for everyone. Come for the spectacular backdrop, great atmosphere, and bespoke medal.

Your organiser

RunThrough is one of the UK’s premier running event organisers. Their events are widely regarded as inclusive and friendly, with the RunThrough community being at the heart of everything they do. Runners can enter a huge variety of distances from 5k’s all the way up to the mighty marathon. If you’re new to running and looking to book onto your first event, then these events are the ones for you.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Tue Aug 09 2022

What's included:

  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Race photography
  • Post race goodies
  • Accurately measured course
  • Race marshals
  • Water stations
5k
7:00pm Wed 10th Aug 2022

Run 5km

£22.00
10k
7:00pm Wed 10th Aug 2022

Run 10km

£22.00
10 Miles
7:00pm Wed 10th Aug 2022

Run 10mi

£24.00
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where can I find my results after the Chase the Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k - August?
Results will be uploaded to www.runheaton.com after the race.… read more
FAQ
How can I find my race photos?
Race photos will be uploaded to RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.… read more
FAQ
Does Heaton Park have catering?
There will be a coffee van on site for spectators to buy hot drinks throughout the event. Additionally, the park cafe will be open should spectators or competitors wish to get some food.… read more
Route description
Route description

This event takes place in Heaton Park, a beautiful large park just north of Manchester. The park is also host to a neoclassical 18th century house, making this the perfect setting for a sunset run.

Participants will run on paths around the park, with 5k runners completing 1 lap and 10k runners completing 2 laps.

The race will be lead by an individual on a bike.

Logistics and schedule

19:00 All races start

21:00 Cut-off time

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before your scheduled start time in order to ensure a smooth registration process.

Cut-off Time

There is a 2 hour cut-off time for the 10 mile race.

Spectators

Spectators can watch support their friends and family with prime viewing from the start and finish lines.

Heaton Hall has plenty of beautiful scenery to see and is definitely worth a walk around after.

How to get there

Manchester M25 2SW, UK

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By Car

Use any of the following sat nav postcodes to entrances around the park. In brackets is the estimated walk time from the start line.

  • 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)

Parking

There is ample parking available at the event.

By 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.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where can I find my results after the Chase the Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k - August?
Results will be uploaded to www.runheaton.com after the race.
FAQ
How can I find my race photos?
Race photos will be uploaded to RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.
FAQ
Does Heaton Park have catering?
There will be a coffee van on site for spectators to buy hot drinks throughout the event. Additionally, the park cafe will be open should spectators or competitors wish to get some food.
Booking related questionsDo you have a question about bookings, cancellations, or refunds?
5k
7:00pm Wed 10th Aug 2022
£22.00
10k
7:00pm Wed 10th Aug 2022
£22.00
10 Miles
7:00pm Wed 10th Aug 2022
£24.00

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