Manchester Christmas Pudding 5 Mile Dash

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Manchester Christmas Pudding 5 Mile Dash
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Race through Wythenshawe Park in this festive 5 mile dash. With an event for everyone, this day is great for all the family and runners are encouraged to don their best Santa outfits. Come to soak up the festive atmosphere or for the post-race mince pie.
Children's Scurry, 5 Mile and 2.5 Mile Fun Run
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Sun, 1 Dec 2019
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Wythenshawe, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Wythenshawe Park and Gardens, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23, UK
Start times
Sunday, 1 Dec 2019
Children's Scurry: 10:45 am5 Mile: 11:00 am2.5 Mile Fun Run: 11:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Manchester Christmas Pudding 5 Mile Dash
£16 - £18
£3 - £5
Route information
This festive fun run is in aid of St Ann's Hospice who are one of the oldest and largest adult hospices outside of London, dating back to 1971. Their purpose is provide the best care and support for those living with or affected by life-limiting illnesses.
The race itself will take place on footpaths, fields and trails within the park and - given the time of year - there is a high chance that the ground underfoot may be wet or muddy.
This is a lapped course, with the 2.5 Mile run completing it once and the 5 Mile dash completing it twice.
This is a marshalled course and there will be first aid in attendance.
What's included
  • Post-race mince pies
  • Festive goodies
  • Finisher's medal
  • Chip-timed
  • Course marshalled
  • First aid
How to get there
Wythenshawe Park and Gardens, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23, UK
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**Address: Wythenshawe Park, South Manchester, M23 0AB
Car: There is plenty car-parking available near the entrance of the Riding Stables which is the recommended place to park.
Bus: The best bus options are detailed below:
1. Bus 101 from Princess Parkway
2. Bus 179 along Altrincham Road
3. Bus 370 from Didsbury along Wythenshawe Road
Event day logistics
1045:** Children's Race
1100: Start of the 2.5mile and 5mile dash
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the race begins to ensure a smooth registration process.
Spectator Info
Spectators are strongly encouraged to come on down to the event and join in with the festive atmosphere.
The looped nature of the course means that supporters will catch numerous glimpses of the athletes.
Can I leave my bag at the start?
This race will have a baggage drop facility and you can leave any belongings at the race hub.
Where can I access my race-time?
Race results will be published to and emailed out to all entrants who have supplied a valid email address.
Is there a prize-giving ceremony?
Presentations will be made around 45 minutes after the first runner has finished.
Can I collect my race pack on the day of the event?
Yes you can collect your timing chip and race number from the registration desk before the race. We recommend arriving 45 minutes before the start time.
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