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Run Alton Towers 5k, 10k & Half Marathon

£36.00 - £40.00Free injury protection
Event summary

Join thousands of runners in the brand new Run Alton Towers 5k, 10k & Half Marathon. Perfect for running fanatics and beginners alike, everyone can enjoy exclusive access to the UK’s largest theme park. Come for a great day out, unique medal, and soar around some rollercoasters.

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RunThrough are a running community-based in London, inspired & led by a small passionate group of running geeks. We organize events all over the UK’s capital and the North West of England.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Nov 12 2021

What's included:

  • FREE Alton Towers Theme Park Access (RRP £34)
  • Unique themed medal
  • Free official race photos
  • Chip timed results
  • Post race water and goodies
  • Free Parking
  • Fully marked and marshalled route
Half Marathon
9:00am Sun 14th Nov 2021

Run 13.1mi

£40.00
10k
9:30am Sat 13th Nov 2021

Run 10km

£38.00
5k
10:00am Sat 13th Nov 2021

Run 5km

£36.00
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where can I find my results from the Run Alton Towers 5k, 10k & Half Marathon?
Results will be uploaded to RunThrough's website after the race.… read more
FAQ
How can I find my race photos from the Run Alton Towers 5k, 10k & Half Marathon?
Race photos will be available on RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.… read more
FAQ
Is there a cut-off time for the Half Marathon at the Run Alton Towers 5k, 10k & Half Marathon?
Yes, there is a strict 3 hour cut-off time for the Half Marathon. Please make sure you can complete the distance in this time frame.… read more
Route description
Route description

Run this unique course at Britain's largest theme park, with exclusive access to the rides once you've smashed your race.

Runners will be taken past rides on the route, through the gardens, and along the boating lake.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule

Saturday

09:30 10k Start

10:00 5k Start

13:00 Event ends

Sunday

09:00 Half Marathon Start

12:00 Cut off Time

Cut-Off Time

There is a strict cut-off time for the Half Marathon event. Please ensure you can complete the distance within this time frame.

*More information will be available closer to the event date.

Spectators

Spectator tickets are available for purchase, which give friends and family access to the park to support their runners, as well as full use of the park rides from 12pm to 5pm on race day.

Please visit https://www.runthrough.co.uk/event/run-alton-towers-half-marathon-2021/ for more information on spectator tickets.

How to get there

Farley Ln, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4DB, UK

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Parking

There is free parking at the event site.

By Car

Alton Towers Resort is located between the M1 and the M6 and is well signposted from both motorways. Depending on your direction, the nearest motorway exits are:

  • M1 Northbound – Junction 23a
  • M1 Southbound – Junction 28
  • M6 Northbound – Junction 15
  • M6 Southbound – Junction 16

Some Sat Nav systems may take you down a local farm track (especially if you’re coming from the B5417). Please follow the road signs for the last few miles.

*Please be aware that the B5417 is closed until 8th May, guests arriving to the Resort from the Ashbourne direction should follow diversion signs.

By Train

Visit thetrainline.com to search for train times and prices.

Uttoxeter Station is the nearest train station to Alton Towers, just 10 miles from the resort, and is just a 20 minute drive away from the resort or 30 minutes by bus.

Stoke on Trent Rail Station is 15 miles from Alton Towers Resort. A local taxi would take around 25 minutes to the resort.

Derby Train Station is around 25 miles from Alton Towers. From there you will need to order a taxi or a car service to arrive at the resort in around 50 minutes to one hour.

By Bus

The X41 is a daily bus service from Stafford & Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Resort.

Departing Stafford railway station at 9.30am each day, the bus route includes Weston and Uttoxeter on the way to Alton Towers Resort. The X41 departs Alton Towers at 17.30.

The 32X is a Monday - Saturday bus service from Stoke Railway Station to Alton Towers Resort.

Departing Stoke railway station at 8.55am each day, the bus route includes Hanley, Werrington & Cheadle on the way to Alton Towers Resort. The 32X departs Alton Towers at 17.30.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where can I find my results from the Run Alton Towers 5k, 10k & Half Marathon?
Results will be uploaded to RunThrough's website after the race.
FAQ
How can I find my race photos from the Run Alton Towers 5k, 10k & Half Marathon?
Race photos will be available on RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.
FAQ
Is there a cut-off time for the Half Marathon at the Run Alton Towers 5k, 10k & Half Marathon?
Yes, there is a strict 3 hour cut-off time for the Half Marathon. Please make sure you can complete the distance in this time frame.
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Half Marathon
9:00am Sun 14th Nov 2021
£40.00
10k
9:30am Sat 13th Nov 2021
£38.00
5k
10:00am Sat 13th Nov 2021
£36.00

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