Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k, 10k and 10 mile - August

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Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k, 10k and 10 mile - August
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Take part in this fantastic sunset race hosted by RunThrough at Heaton Park this summer. Soak up the summer sun as you explore the stunning Heaton Park, this event is perfect for all abilities so sign up today for a fantastic evening out.
10 mile, Group of 6, 10k, and 1 more
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Wed, 9 Aug 2023
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Heaton Hall, Manchester M25 2SW, UK
Start times
Wednesday, 9 Aug 2023
10 mile: 6:30 pmGroup of 6: 6:30 pm10k: 7:00 pm5k: 7:10 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k, 10k and 10 mile - August
10 mile
Group of 6
Route information
Terrain: Paths
Elevation: Undulating
The route gives you the opportunity to explore almost all of this mammoth Park. Notable landmarks include the Park's lake and of course the iconic Heaton Hall country house, the park's main attraction. Come to race and embrace the stunning sunset as you do so.
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How to get there
Heaton Hall, 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)
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
Heaton Park is served by the x35, 59, 90, 135, 149, 156, 164 and 484 buses.
Visit for more information and use the Route Explorer to plan your bus journey.
Event day logistics
18:30 10 mile starts
19:00 10k starts
19:10 5k starts
20:30 Cut-off time
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before your scheduled start time in order to ensure a smooth registration process.
Race Pack
Race Packs must be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race, from registration. Please be aware that you will not receive anything in the post.
Age Requirements
  • 5k: All entrants must be 11 years of age or older to participate
  • 10k: All entrants must be 15 years of age or older to participate
  • 10 mile: All entrants must be 17 years of age or older to participate
There will be water provided on every lap of the race, and there will also be some finish line goodies up for grabs.
There will be a photographer on the course, all photos will be available on Facebook after the race.
How can I find my race photos for the Chase the Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k?
Race photos will be uploaded to RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.
Where can I find my results after the Chase the Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k?
Results will be uploaded to after the race.
Does Heaton Park have catering for the Chase the Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k?
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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