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Chase the Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k - July

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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 5k and 10k Start

20:30 Cut-off time

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


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

Heaton Park, Middleton Rd, 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.

Frequently asked questions
Where can I find my results after the Chase the Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k - July?
Results will be uploaded to 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.
Booking related questionsDo you have a question about bookings, cancellations, or refunds?
7:00pm Wed 14th Jul 2021
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