Run Alton Towers 5k & 10k

Secondary header image
Camera
1 / 6
Secondary header image
Secondary header image
Camera
3 +
logo

FilledTicket
Booked 12 times in the last week
£18.00 - £40.00Free injury protection
About
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.
Participants
5k (Saturday), Spectator Tickets - Saturday, and 10k (Saturday)
View races
Calendar
Sat 13th Nov 2021
View logistics
LocationPin
Alton, United Kingdom
View location
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
Tick

Best price guarantee

Tick

Official booking partner

We're #1 in customer satisfaction -

The event experience
Atmosphere

Based on 7,500 participants

Scenery

Based on location

Elevation

<5m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Start times
10k (Saturday):
9:30am |
5k (Saturday):
9:48am |
Spectator Tickets - Saturday:
TBC
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Run Alton Towers 5k & 10k
Spectator Tickets - Saturday
£18.00 - £22.00
5k (Saturday)
PathWithPin
5km
£38.00
10k (Saturday)
PathWithPin
10km
Route
2 Loops
£40.00
Route information
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.
Organiser route images
What's included
  • FREE Alton Towers Theme Park Access (RRP. £34)
  • Unique themed medal
  • Free RunThrough Kit Technical Top (RRP. £22)
  • Free official race photos
  • Chip-timed results
  • Post race water and goodies
  • Fully marked and marshalled route
  • Free parking
  • Bag drop
Secondary header image
Bespoke Finisher's Medal
Secondary header image
Secondary header image
Train
How to get there
Farley Ln, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4DB, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
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.
Event day logistics
Saturday
09:30 10k Start
09:48 5k Start
13:00 Event ends
Race Pack
Your race pack must be collected on the day of the event. You will not receive anything in the post. Please arrive at least 45 minutes before your race start time to allow enough time to warm up and collect your race pack.
Further race information, including registration opening times, will be emailed to registered participants in the week leading up to the event. For a weekend event you will receive it by Wednesday, and for a mid-week event, you will receive it by Monday.
RunThrough's logo
RunThrough
RunThrough is one of the UK’s premier running event organisers. Their events are widely regarded as inclusive and friendly, with the RunThrough community being at the heart of everything they do. Runners can enter a huge variety of distances from 5k’s all the way up to the mighty marathon. If you’re new to running and looking to book onto your first event, then these events are the ones for you.
View more RunThrough events
Crowds
Spectator Info
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.
FAQ's
Will I receive my race pack in the post for the Run Alton Towers 5k & 10k event?
No, nothing will be sent to you in the post. All race packs must be collected on the day of the event.
CaretLeft
Where can I find my results from the Run Alton Towers 5k & 10k?
Results will be uploaded to RunThrough's website after the race.
CaretLeft
Is there a bag drop at Run Alton Towers 5k & 10k?
Yes, there will be a designated area for participants to leave their belongings while they complete the race. There will be staff managing this station to ensure all belongings are safe. This service is free of charge.
CaretLeft
How can I find my race photos from the Run Alton Towers 5k & 10k?
Race photos will be available on RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.
CaretLeft
Reviews
This event currently has no reviews, why not be the first? You could help someone find their perfect event.
Ask a question
Find out more from members of the community who did the event last year, or those signed up.
Is your question about booking your place?
Recent Questions
Julie Henson
10/12/2021
Can children join these events
Ross Ferris
9/27/2021
What is the minimum age for the runners?
Madeleine Raynel
9/27/2021
Hey Ross. It's 11 years old for a 5k, 15 years old for a 10k
Ross Ferris
9/27/2021
Thanks for the reply, I have a 9 year old, he can’t do the 5km even if accompanied by an adult?
Holly Finney
9/19/2021
Hi is the park only open to runners on the days and what time does the park and rides close after the run?
Lyndsey Ford
9/20/2021
Yes, well runners and their supporting spectators(it closes to the public the week before)
Lyndsey Ford
9/20/2021
And rides open at 12, then close at 5pm
Holly Finney
9/19/2021
Hi is the park only open to runners on the days and what time does the park and rides close after the run?
Andy Richardson
9/13/2021
There is a party of us some are doing Saturday some Sunday how much is a spectator pass for the day we aren’t running?
Sarah-Louise Baines
9/12/2021
What rides will be open on the day?
Sarah-Louise Baines
9/12/2021
What rides will be open on the day?
Matt Wood
9/13/2021
Hi Sarah, all rides will be open for the day
Gillian Ross
9/11/2021
Is the car park free on the day. Also, if you're running when can you go on the rides?
Matt Wood
9/13/2021
Hi the car park is operated by Alton Towers so will be at their rate of £6 a day, although you're more than welcome to park elsewhere and walk/get the train in :) And rides will be open throughout the day, so You'll be able to go on them after the race. katie from RunThrough
Mark Chadwick
10/9/2021
Hi, the information above says the run ticket includes free parking - could you explain? A little confused at this answer - thanks!
Chloe Williams
9/8/2021
Can I run with my daughter in a buggy?
Lucy Harfield
9/10/2021
Hi Chloe, you are welcome to run with your daughter in her buggy. We simply ask that you remain to the outer edges of the course to avoid any congestion or obstruction for other runners :)
Chloe Williams
9/8/2021
Can I run with my daughter in a buggy?
£18.00 - £40.00Free injury protection
Office

90 High Holborn,

4th Floor, WC1V 6LJ

Reg number 10083277

Follow Us
© Let's Do This 2021
image
🇬🇧