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Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k - May

2 races scheduled · 500 participants · 2021-05-12 · Manchester
About this event

This brand new sunset race will take runners around the beautiful Heaton Park, and past the stunning landmark, Heaton Hall. With flat, path 5k and 10k routes on offer, this event is perfect for everyone. Come for the spectacular backdrop, great atmosphere, and unique medal.

Raceday details
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RunThrough are a running community-based in London, inspired & led by a small passionate group of running geeks. We organize events all over the UK’s capital and the North West of England.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Mon May 10 2021

What's included:

  • Chip timed results
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Free official event photos
  • Fruit & flapjacks
  • Marshalled course
  • Refreshment Station
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where can I find my results after the Chase the Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k - May?
Results will be available on www.runheaton.com after the race.… read more
FAQ
Where can I find my race photos?
Race photos will be available on the RunThrough Facebook page after the event.… read more
FAQ
Does the 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

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

The start/finish line will be accessible for anyone wishing to come along and support their friends and family.

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

How to get there

Middleton Rd, Manchester M25 2SW, UK

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Address: Middleton Rd, Higher Blackley, Manchester, M25 2SW

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.

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 - May?
Results will be available on www.runheaton.com after the race.
FAQ
Where can I find my race photos?
Race photos will be available on the RunThrough Facebook page after the event.
FAQ
Does the 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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