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JAN27
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RunThrough Run Heaton 5K, 10K & Half Marathon – JanuaryManchester, GB

We are excited to announce that the Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon series returns on January 27th 2019. This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th century house, is the perfect setting for a fun and frantic day out. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this RunBritain licensed race is a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best.

£20 - £24
Half Marathon • 10k • 5k
RunThrough Run Heaton 5K, 10K & Half Marathon – January
APR7
ASICS Greater Manchester MarathonStretford, Greater Manchester, GB

The ASICS Greater Manchester marathon in Trafford on the same super fast course that is the flattest marathon course in the UK and one of the flattest in the world.

For 2018, the race village will be at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket Club and will be sited on the car park in front of the stadium. You will start the race just a short walk away on the A56 White City Roundabout and finish on Talbot Road outside Emirates Old Trafford. The venue change is in line with our growth plans for the event and now allows us to have an 8m wide finish giving you a spectacular finale to your great day.

Some highlights of the route:

- The flattest marathon course in the UK - flatter than London, Edinburgh, New York, Chicago and many others
- Perfect PB course
- The race village situated at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, on the car park in front of the pavilion.
- The race will start on the A56 near the White City roundabout, a short walk from the race village at Emirates Old Trafford
- Awesome entertainment and support along the course - see the comments page to hear what our runners said
- The route will be held entirely on closed, main roads
- More of the route in Altrincham where the crowd support was amazing
- We have a new 8m wide finish outside Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) on Talbot Road

At our 2017 event 86% of the top 50 recorded a PB or SB and 50% of the top 250 got a PB. This race is YOUR best chance to get a marathon PB!

Free
Marathon
ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon
APR25
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Run Media City – AprilSalford, GB

Join us for our new Thursday evening event running around Media City in Salford. Starting and finishing in the centre of Media City you will head out around a 2.5km loop that runs over the canal and runs past the imperial war museum along with the ITV and BBC television studios.

Each kilometre will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to encourage you on your way to the finish line. Included in your entry fee is a themed medal, water and post race goodies. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

£18.50 - £20
10k • 5k
Run Media City – April
MAR24
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The Pike & Back Half MarathonMoss Bank Park , Moss Lane , Smithills, Bolton BL1 6NQ UK

Welcome to the Pike and Back Half Marathon on the 24th March 2019.

One of the toughest half marathons in the UK although suitable for all abilities with a generous 4 hour time limit the route takes you up Winter Hill.

All Finishers Receive a Bespoke Medal, Goody Bag & Free Unlimited Photo Downloads.

£26 - £28
Half Marathon
The Pike & Back Half Marathon
APR6
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Chocathlon – YorkshireCanal Side, West Yorkshire, GB

A choice of a 5km or 9 km (Roads Tracks and trails) easy trail run/walk with feed stations every so often, stocked with optional chocolate!

So run, walk or crawl your way around this Chocolate themed event.

Prizes for 1,2 & 3rd place, best team name, best fancy dress... Spot prizes- medal for all finishers

£15
Other • 5k
Chocathlon – Yorkshire
APR20
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The Oldham Way – Red Rose UltraDelph, Greater Manchester, GB

Red Rose Ultra is a 40 Mile loop from the Castleshaw centre (Delph) closely following the route of the Oldham Way Ultra with landscape that varies from moorland to canal, trails, woodlands & tracks expect some spectacular views, hills and great landscape, along the Red Rose Ultra one of the newest routes in the UK

40 Miles, just a few short miles up from a marathon, the perfect step to ultra distance.

The 2019 OWU sees the start of the OWU2 A 2 lap run around this amazing route, that's 80 miles!

Sign up for the normal OWU then turn up on race day with a gift for us!!!!

You start at 07:00 on the Saturday with everyone else and then continue around, you will have to be self supported after your first lap as all the CPs will be closing down!

Be warned there is a cutt off of 24 hours! & zero support after your first lap!

#OneMoreLap

£48
Ultramarathon
The Oldham Way – Red Rose Ultra
APR7
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Darwen Heritage Half MarathonDarwen, GB

This new road race follows the scenic, undulating roads South of Darwen in Lancashire. Start and finish are at Darwen Aldridge Community Academy.

£22 - £24
Half Marathon
Darwen Heritage Half Marathon
MAR23
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Langsett 10Langsett, South Yorkshire, GB

Back for a fourth year, starting from the beautiful village of Langsett situated on the edge of the Peak District national park. This is a super fast technical 10k route.
The race will twist and wind you through some beautiful forest hard packed trails, followed by some nice climbs with a fantastic downhill to the finish. The course is fully marked and marshalled so no need for navigation.

£17.50
10k
Langsett 10
MAR23
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Langsett Trail 13Langsett, South Yorkshire, GB

Back for a fourth year, starting from the beautiful village of Langsett situated on the edge of the Peak District national park. This is a super fast technical route.
The race will twist and wind you through some beautiful forest hard packed trails, followed by some nice climbs with a fantastic downhill to the finish. The course is fully marked and marshalled so no need for navigation.

£25
Half Marathon
Langsett Trail 13
JUN1
Calderdale Way Ultra RacesTodmorden, GB

Famed for its iconic landmarks, immense scenery and runnable hills, the trails and fells of the Calderdale Way is a favourite among runners and walkers from the North of England. It offers stunning views and takes on the best parts of the Pennine Way.

You may have experienced parts of the course in The Calderdale Way Relays, or perhaps it's part of your favourite training runs - up to Stoodley Pike for example. Be one of the few runners to complete the full Calderdale Way route in one go in our 50.5 mile Ultra-marathon.

Competing as either solo, pairs, or teams of 4 (new feature !!) pairs or teams of 4 can be made up of any gender combination and multiple clubs. the race is great for charity challenges or to complete something out of the ordinary with club/team mates.

The 50.5 mile option also carries 4 points towards the Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc.

The 28.5 mile option is a great introduction for runners looking to make the step-up into running and competing in Ultra-marathons. For those familiar with the Calderdale Way Relay, its basically legs 6,1 & 2 combined. Why not use your knowledge of the legs to compete in an Ultra Marathon?

The 28.5 mile option also carries 2 points towards the Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc.

£32 - £98
Ultramarathon
Calderdale Way Ultra Races
MAY19
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Anderton Boat Lift 10K & 1 Mile Fun RunNorthwich, GB

Welcome to the Anderton Boat Lift 10k & Fun Run on Sun 19th May 2019.

Starting & Finishing at the Boat Lift which sits in a spectacular location between the River Weaver and the Trent & Mersey Canal with runners & Families having free access to the site and being able to take advantage of its Shop, Tree Top Coffee Shop, Exhibition Area and the new 50,000 Play Area this Event is a must do Run on the Calendar.

Bespoke Boat Lift Medal to All Finishers & Goody Bag.

£5 - £20
10k • Other
Anderton Boat Lift 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run
MAY12
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Manuptocancer The Pavilion Gardens 5k/10kBuxton, GB

Please join us for our series of 5k and 10K runs that will take place in 2019 all over the Midlands. We are organizing these events to raise money for male types of cancers including prostate and testicular cancer.

Men and women, all ages welcome. A small 1k run will be set up for children under the age of 8.

Event Summary

5K or 10K distance (measured accurately)
Timed RFID
Optional published time
Optional race league entrance
Finishers Medal
Manned water stations on the route
Free Water bottle at the finish
Park facilities

£5 - £15
10k • 5k
Manuptocancer The Pavilion Gardens 5k/10k
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