Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – January

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Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – January
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Whizz around the expansive Heaton Park with this run just north of Manchester. Great for runners of all abilities, the race snakes around the park, passing the iconic 18th-century country house, Heaton Hall. Come for the great atmosphere or for the chance to clock a PB.
Half Marathon, Half Marathon + Event T-Shirt (+£12), 10k, and 5 more
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Sun, 12 Jan 2025
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Heaton Park, Middleton Rd, Manchester M25 2SW, UK
Start times
Sunday, 12 Jan 2025
Half Marathon: 9:30 amHalf Marathon + Event T-Shirt (+£12): 9:30 am10k: 10:00 am10k + Event T-Shirt (+ £12): 10:00 am5k: 10:10 amGroup of 6 : 10:10 am5k + Event T-Shirt (+£12): 10:10 amJunior Race: 12:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – January
Half Marathon
Group of 6
Route information
Terrain: Paths
Elevation: Undulating
The route gives you the opportunity to explore almost all of this mammoth Park. Notable landmarks include the Park's lake and of course the iconic Heaton Hall country house, the park's main attraction.
The Half Marathon route differs slightly from the 5k and 10k runs, however, there will be course marshals throughout to keep you in the right direction.
Organiser route images
What's included
  • Finisher medal
  • Chip timing
  • Water stations
  • Post-run snacks
  • Photos
How to get there
Heaton Park, Middleton Rd, Manchester M25 2SW, UK
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There will be parking available at the event.
By Car
Use any of the following sat nav postcodes to entrances around the park. In brackets is the estimated walk time from the start line.
  • M25 2GT: St Margaret’s Road entrance (12 mins)
  • M25 2SW: Middleton Road entrance (10 mins)
  • M25 2SW: Smithy Lodge entrance (12 mins)
  • M25 0DL: Sheepfoot Lane entrance (12 mins)
  • M25 1SS: Metrolink Entrance (14 Mins)
  • M25 1JH: Grand Lodge (20 mins)
By Public transport
Metrolink offers Park and Ride car parks right across the tram network which are free to use for Metrolink customers.
The Park and Rides at Bury Interchange, Radcliffe and Whitefield offer a quick and easy way to get to Heaton Park and Bowker Vale stops, both of which are within walking distance of the park. For times visit
Heaton Park is served by the x35, 59, 90, 135, 149, 156, 164 and 484 buses.
Visit for more information and use the Route Explorer to plan your bus journey.
Event day logistics
09:30 Half Marathon starts
10:00 10k starts
10:10 5k starts
12:00 Kids Race
*Please arrive at least 45 minutes before your scheduled start time in order to ensure a smooth registration process.
Race Pack
Race Packs must be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race, from registration. Please be aware that you will not receive anything in the post.
Age Requirements
  • 5k: All entrants must be 11 years of age or older to participate
  • 10k: All entrants must be 15 years of age or older to participate
  • Half Marathon: All entrants must be 17 years of age or older to participate
There will be water provided on every lap of the race, and there will also be some finish line goodies up for grabs.
There will be a photographer on the course, all photos will be available on Facebook after the race.
Spectator Info
The start and finish will be easily accessible for anyone wanting to come and watch the event. There is plenty of parking. Heaton Hall is beautiful and will be well worth a walk around afterwards.
Where can I access my results for the Run Heaton 5k 10k & Half Marathon?
Results are published following the race conclusion on
When can I see the event photographs from the Run Heaton 5k 10k & Half Marathon?
Photographs will be uploaded on the events photo page in the RunThrough website after the race.
Is there somewhere to park at the Run Heaton Park 5k, 10k and Half Marathon?
Yes, there will be parking at the event.
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