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Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - October
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Whizz around a Aintree half marathon, 10k, or 5k race at the world-famous Racecourse. Great for a running race and horserace lovers alike, the flat course takes you around quick loops of the Aintree racecourse. Come for the finisher's medal or for the chance to experience your own grandstand finish.
10k, 5k, and Half Marathon
Sat 2nd Oct 2021
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
Based on 2,000 participants
5 to 20m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Aintree Racecourse, Ormskirk Rd, Liverpool L9 5AS, UK
Half Marathon:10:00am |
Aintree Racecourse is home to the most valuable jump race in Europe, the Grand National Steeplechase.
Get a taste of that excitement and grandeur as you race around the flat course, run entirely on roads and paths, giving you a perfect opportunity to fly down the home stretch and capture a chip timed personal best.
The course is looped and structured as follows:
- Aintree 5k - 1 lap
- Aintree 10k - 2 laps
- Aintree Half Marathon - 4 laps
- Finisher's Medal
- Marshalled Course
- Mile Markers
- Post race goodies
How to get there
Aintree Racecourse, Ormskirk Rd, Liverpool L9 5AS, UKGet full directions
Please note that there will not be any parking at the Aintree racecourse but there is plenty of parking nearby.
From the South leave the M6 at J21A and join the M62 west. Then leave the M62 at J6 to join the M57 and follow the signs for the races.
From the North
Leave the M6 at J26 and join the M58, following signs for the races.
From Mersey Tunnels
Follow signs for Preston, then for A59, then signs for the races.
The nearest mainline station to the event site is Liverpool Lime Street, with Liverpool Central Station just a short walk from Lime Street where you can catch a train to Aintree. Aintree Station is directly opposite the event site.
The 300, 310, and 345 buses run to and from Liverpool and Aintree.
Event day logistics
10:00 Aintree Half Marathon starts
10:50 Aintree 5k starts
11:00 Aintree 10k starts
Entrants must be the following ages to enter each event:
- Aintree 5k - 11 years and older
- Aintree 10k - 15 years and older
- Aintree Half Marathon - 17 years and older
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Is there parking near Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - October?
There is no parking at the racecourse, but there is plenty of parking nearby.
What is the course terrain at Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon?
The entire course is on roads and paths, not on grass.
Is there an official charity partner for the Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - October?
The Official Charity Partner for Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon is R Charity.
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Find out more from members of the community who did the event last year, or those signed up.
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Hi, is the 10k course flat or hilly
Hi …it is a very flat fast course and it’s really well organised
Hi it’s a flat fast course 10km is twice round, it’s usually really well organised
Hi Anne, yes it's one of our flattest and fasted courses, a great one for beginners or pb hunters! (Katie @Runthrough)
Hi Is it possible for us to walk the half marathon? We are looking to walking a half marathon and raise money for charity Many thanks Sally
Hey there, just to let you know due to certain restrictions, they have to enforce a cut off time of 3 hours for the half marathon. But you are welcome to walk it in this time if you can. All the best!
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