Christmas Cracker 10k & Christmas Fun Run
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This fun and festive running event is perfect for all the family. With a 10k and Fun Run on offer, there is even something for the little ones to take part in. Once they cross the finish, they will get the chance to give Father Christmas a visit.
Christmas Fun Run, and 10k
Sat 10th Dec 2022
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Royal Kings Arms Hotel, 75 Market St, Lancaster LA1 1JG, UK
Sat 10th Dec 2022
Christmas Fun Run:10:00am
The race starts just a short walk from the historic Lancaster Castle and will finish in the Castle. The route will be rural taking in the Luneside countryside and will be relatively flat, making it suitable for new runners and PB hunters.
- Finisher's Medal
- Chip-timed results
- Visit to Father Christmas for children
- Free event photography
- Fun and festive atmosphere
- Bag Drop
- Water stations
How to get there
Royal Kings Arms Hotel, 75 Market St, Lancaster LA1 1JG, UKGet full directions
There is limited Pay & Display parking around the Castle. There are several car parks within a 10 minute walk of the venue.
Please note that there is very little on street parking close to the venue.
Event day logistics
09:30 Race HQ and registration opens
10:00 Christmas Fun Run starts
13:00 10k starts
You must be aged 15 and over to enter the 10k. All ages may enter the Christmas Fun Run. Please be aware that all children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Race HQ will be held at the Royal Kings Arms Hotel.
Race numbers must be collected on the morning of the event from Race HQ.
Drinks stations will be located at approximately 3 mile intervals along the route.
Christmas Fun Run
Parents may run with their children during the Fun Run without purchasing a ticket. They must however buy a ticket for their child to ensure they can visit Santa after the race.
All children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult throughout the entire race.
Those not running with a child will have to purchase a ticket.
Lancaster Race Series
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We are an independent family run business that has successfully organised races for athletes of all abilities since 1998. Our events, from 5k to marathon, are situated in and around the scenic district of Lancaster and Morecambe.
Entrants are welcome to dress up festively. Please remember to ensure your costume is safe to run in.
Can I wear headphones/earphones during the Christmas Cracker 10k & Christmas Fun Run?
It is not recommended. For your own safety, you need to be aware of what is around you and to be able to take instructions from marshals.
Where will there be toilets at the Christmas Cracker 10k & Christmas Fun Run?
Toilets and portaloos are available at the Castle (and at the Royal King's Arms Hotel).
Can my 5 year old daughter take part in the Christmas Fun Run?
Yes, however please note that all children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Do I have to buy a ticket for the Christmas Fun Run to accompany my child if I am also taking part in the 10k race?
Parents can run with small children but are not required to buy a number.
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