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The Cannock Chase Half Marathon & 10K

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Run through the Cannock Chase Forest in this undulating Half Marathon or 10K race. Great for runners of all stripes, the lapped route takes you along the walkways and tracks within the woodland. Come for the post-race goodies or for that chersihed finisher's medal.

Review summary

4.5
13 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

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Richard B
"Good challenging undulating trail course in the wide open spaces of Cannock..."

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John H
"The course was excellent I'm a trail runner and these were real trails with..."

J

John H
"The course was excellent I'm a trail runner and this was a real trail. The..."
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How to enter the The Cannock Chase Half Marathon & 10K

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    Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    £23–£25
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    10K

    Run 10km
    £18–£20
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The Cannock Chase Half Marathon & 10K routes

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This is a lapped 10KM route, with Half Marathon participants completing it just over two times.

The event will start and finish from nearby Penkridge Road Car Park and track across the mixed terrain trails within this scenic woodland.

Please remain vigilant of member of the public using the forest.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Chip timing
  • Course marshalled
  • First aid
  • Official photography by New Pixels Photography
  • Age grade prizes
  • Top 3 male and female prizes
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Raceday Logistics

Schedule:

1000: Race begins

Participants are advised to arrive at least 45 minutes before the race start time in order to drop your bag, register, and have a good warm up.

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Spectators

Spectators are encouraged to come along and generate a great atmosphere at the Race HQ.

Afterward, supporters can explore the park's beauty for themselves.

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Volunteers

Nice work are always on the lookout for an extra pair of helping hands, there are a variety of roles available from marshalling to helping with event set-up.

In return, volunteers will be given free entry to one of their races and, race dependent, paid expenses. If interested, please contact: [email protected]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find results for the Cannock Chase Half Marathon & 10K?
Your time and position will be recorded and emailed to you if a valid email address is provided. You can also look online for uploaded results at www.nice-work.org.uk
Will there be a bag drop?
Baggage facilities will be provided at this event - entrants can find out more at registration.
Will there be toilets on-site?
There will be toilet facilities at the Race HQ.
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The Cannock Chase Half Marathon & 10K weather forecast

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The Cannock Chase Half Marathon & 10K reviews (13)

4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
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    Richard B

    Did the 10K in 2019

    Good challenging undulating trail course in the wide open spaces of Cannock Chase. After days of heavy rain trail shoes are a must
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    John H

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    The course was excellent I'm a trail runner and these were real trails with fantastic climbs. This is how trail courses should be.
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    John H

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    The course was excellent I'm a trail runner and this was a real trail. The trails were great and the climbs were brilliant.
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    KS

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Fantastic organisation and good value for money. A very friendly atmosphere. This was my first ever trail race and I found the course very challenging, although some of this was down to the soggy ground conditions! Would recommend to others and I may be back in the future to have another go!
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    LV

    Did the 10K in 2019

    Great course for those who prefer a good fresh air run. Good mix of encouraging marshalls and course direction signs which were easy to follow. Bit busy at the run start, maybe a need for staggered starts perhaps 2-3 min gaps (as you get a chip time) to enable better flow? Overall a good event which would recommend for those looking to run a 10k.
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    Andy H

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Parking arrangements not great, start felt bit chaotic but excellent course and friendly Marshalls.
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    KG

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Loved it! Really friendly atmosphere and the marshalls were so encouraging, fuel stations were brilliant and the course was lovely of a bit challenging! Would definitely recommend!
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    Robert H

    Did the 10K in 2019

    The 10K was enjoyable based upon it being hilly & muddy with stretches of water, trail run. Thank you to all volunteers for keeping it safe.
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    Sam P

    Did the 10K in 2019

    Great volunteers, challenging course wouldn't advise anyone if choosing a first race. Set my watch as soon as I hit the start line and when finished it clocked 11k so not sure the route was as accurate as 10k. I would be interested in doing it again though as I now know what to expect
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    Roxanne W

    Did the 10K in 2019

    I have done multiple 10k races before this one, but this is by far the hardest. The hills were extremely steep both uphill and downhill, and the constant uphill nature made it extremely difficult to continue. I won't be taking part again due to the uphills ruining my motivation, however it would be a good race if you really wanted to challenge yourself. I think the organisers need to make it clearer on advertising that this is a very difficult course.
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