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This well respected race, organised since it’s inception by Tattenhall Runners and taken over by Chester Tri in 2012, is widely regarded as one of the fastest 5k races in the region. Most local runners can claim to have set their 5k p.b at Christleton.

How to enter the Christleton 5K

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    Christleton 5K

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Christleton 5K route


The race will start approx 1/2 mile from the Sport Centre at the junction of Plough Lane and Rake Lane at 7:15pm prompt.

The finish is the entrance driveway to Christleton High School after one and three-quarter laps of the course


The section of Rake Lane between Birchheath Road and Plough Lane will be closed to through traffic between 7:00pm and 7:30pm. (Please use this section for warm up purposes). Vehicles will have right of way elsewhere.

Event Details

What’s Included

Runners will be asked to start in pens according to their expected finish time and the race will be Chip Timed so everyone will get an accurate time!

Race photos will be taken on the evening and will be available on flickr for free download. Links will be posted on the event website when available.

Raceday Logistics

Numbers to be collected on the night from the Registration area at the Christleton High School/Sport Centre.


What's the minimum age to compete?

Runners must be at least 16 years of age to compete.

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Questions & answers

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Catherine M
Is this event suitable for beginner runners?


Steph E
Hi there. The race is known as the fastest 5K course in the North West - which will be great for beginners (as well as PB chasers!). Good luck!

Christleton 5K weather forecast

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