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Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k, 10k & 10 Mile - June
This sunset race will take runners around the stunning Heaton Park, and past the iconic landmark, Heaton Hall. With flat routes on offer, this event is perfect for everyone. Come for the spectacular backdrop, great atmosphere, and bespoke medal.
10k, 10 Mile, and 5k
Wed 22nd Jun 2022
Manchester, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
Based on 600 participants
Based on location
5 to 20m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Middleton Rd, Manchester, UK
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.
Organiser route images
- Bespoke Finisher's Medal
- Chip-timed results
- Race photography
- Post race goodies
- Accurately measured course
- Race marshals
- Water stations
How to get there
Middleton Rd, Manchester, UKGet full directions
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)
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.
Event day logistics
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.
There is a 2 hour cut-off time for the 10 mile race.
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.
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Where can I find my results after the Chase the Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k - June?
Results will be uploaded to www.runheaton.com after the race.
How can I find my race photos?
Race photos will be uploaded to RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.
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.
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