'Ruddy' Rothwell's Cakeathon 2023

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Back for a second year, take to Rothwell Park for the perfect winter motivator - a race that ends with cake. With loads going on, you'll want to stick around even after your race is over. Collect your cake, your finisher's medal and enjoy the beautiful Rothwell Park to take that well deserved break.
10 miles, 15 miles, 20 Miles, and 3 more
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Sat, 11 Nov 2023
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Rothwell, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Bullough Ln, Rothwell, Leeds LS26 0JY, UK
Start times
Sat, 11 Nov 2023
10 miles:
11:00am |
15 miles:
10:30am |
20 Miles:
10:00am |
5 Miles:
11:30am |
9:30am |
Races summary
Here's what races are available for 'Ruddy' Rothwell's Cakeathon 2023
10 miles
15 miles
£27.00 - £29.00
20 Miles
£34.00 - £36.00
5 Miles
£22.00 - £24.00
Route information
Terrain Paved paths and pavements
Route Type Loops
Runners will be able to choose from 6 distances that suit them best. The course will comprise of a five mile loop meaning runners are never far from base and will feel well supported.
The route is undulating in places but will be manageable for both beginners as well as the experienced runner. This looped route will be well marshalled and sign posted throughout.
When you complete your race, everyone is encouraged to stay around and have a chat with friends, and enjoy the post race feast.
Cakeathon info
A full array of cakes will then await at the finish line with a new option to create your own 'Cake Kebab' preventing you from having to make that difficult decision and allowing you to taste several flavours.
What's included
  • Bespoke Medal for all runners
  • Feed stations on route
  • Cakes at finish line
  • Goodie Bag with chocolate medal
  • Beer, cider, or non-alcoholic option
  • 1st place trophy male and female for each race
  • fully signposted and marshalled route
How to get there
Bullough Ln, Rothwell, Leeds LS26 0JY, UK
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Parking is available on site. There is a fee for this car park.
Event day logistics
09:30 Marathon and Ultra Starts
10:00 20 mile starts
10:30 15 mile starts
11:00 10 mile starts
11:30 5 mile starts
Age Requirements
  • 5 mile: Participants need to be 18 and over to take part
  • 10 mile: Participants need to be 18 and over to take part
  • 15 mile: Participants need to be 18 and over to take part
  • Marathon: Participants need to be 18 and over to take part
  • Ultra: Participants need to be 21 and over to take part
Cut-off time
The cut-off time is 6.5 hours, meaning you must finish your race by 16:00.
Feed Station
Every 2.5 miles. The station will offer: water, juice, sweets, biscuits, cake, and salted potatoes to keep you going.
Toilets will be available at this event.
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Kit List
Road shoes are recommended for this event.
Will there be toilets at the 'Ruddy' Rothwell's Cakeathon 2022?
Yes, there will be toilets at this event.
Is there parking available at the 'Ruddy' Rothwell's Cakeathon 2022?
Yes, there is a car park at the event site, however the parking fee still applies.
Is there a cut-off time for the 'Ruddy' Rothwell's Cakeathon 2022?
The cut-off time is 6.5 hours, meaning you must finish your race by 16:00. Due to the staggered start times, this should give all participants ample time to complete their race.
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