Horwich Festival of Racing

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Welcome to the Horwich Festival of Racing which over the past 16 years has grown to become one of the most popular sporting events in the North of England. This unique event attracts competitors not only from the local areas but all over the United Kingdom and from abroad.Originally known as Horwich Carnival Races, the event was renamed to reflect the wide variety of sporting activities which take place on closed roads in the center of Horwich.The Festival has a strong heritage as a proving ground for competitors who have gone on to success on the Olympic and world stages including local hero Jason Kenny, Laura Trott, Lizzie Armistead and Dame Sarah Storey.
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Wed, 12 Jun 2019
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Horwich, United Kingdom
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Where and when
27 Berne Ave, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7QZ, UK
Start times
Wed, 12 Jun 2019
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Horwich Festival of Racing
£7.30 - £9.30
What's included
Prizes for 1st 2 Men, 1st 2 Ladies,
1st in each vets categories Male and Female,
1st Mens Team, 1st Ladies Team (3 to count,
any age group)
How to get there
27 Berne Ave, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7QZ, UK
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The Scout Hut (Race HQ) at rear of Horwich Clinic, Jones St (Pick up chip timing on Sunday road race HQ)
Getting here and parking
Road closures
Due to the nature of the event, a number of roads will be closed in Horwich to facilitate the activities safely as numbers joining are expected to increase significantly. Signposted diversions will be in place and marshals will be present to assist residents and businesses to use the alternative routes around the town center.
The diversions are as follows:
8 am to 6 pm on Sunday 18th June
• Chorley New Road from the Crown Roundabout to Winter Hey Lane
• Winter Hey Lane for its entire length to Lee Lane
• Lee Lane to the Crown Roundabout
As well as the above roads being closed, please note there will be no access to these roads from any adjoining roads. This is with the exception of the usual vehicle crossing point at Curteis Street and Rock Street to ensure residents and businesses can get in and out this area each day. Everywhere is accessible for pedestrians.
Public transport
The event site is easily accessible by public transport.
Parking will be limited to the site area over the weekend, so please check the website for updates.
Event day logistics
Presentation for Road Race at The Crown Hotel at 1.00pm.
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