Beginner Friendly Running events in Liverpool June 2018

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Whether you’re completely new to running or just getting back into the swing of things, we’ve got some great race recommendations to get you started. Chosen by our team, these are some of our favourite events for first-timers. 5k races & 10k races are perfect for beginners, they tend to be relatively flat (always check the elevation just in case) and there’ll usually be a great crowd to cheer you on.

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To keep motivated try to run with friends and to organise a race a few months away as something to work towards. Running as a sport is very inclusive, people love to chat and give a boost to those around them! Practice makes perfect so with the right training you can achieve anything. Start small and it won’t be long before you’re a total professional tackling the bigger races.

Trending Beginner Friendly Running events in Liverpool June 2018

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A free to enter race series open to all abilities, from the super fast to the just plain super! Walk, jog, run, all we ask is that you have fun - and a donation to Prostrate Cancer UK would be much appreciated. The race is held over a super fast, flat, all tarmac surface with PB potential, on the first Saturday of every month.

Sunflowers Halewood 5k – June

Liverpool, Merseyside, GB
Sunflowers Halewood 5k – June
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This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.

The course is of varied terrain and underlating thoughout, with great views of the Flash.

Dont forget to bring your friends and family along to support you. There will also be some extra activities and items to buy so please remember to bring some spare change.

Race for Life 5K – Leigh

Leigh, Greater Manchester, GB
Race for Life 5K – Leigh
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This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.

The Southport course starts off in Princes Park before heading out onto Marine Drive. It takes the scenic route around the Marine Lake, down the promenade, passed Kings Gardens and back down to finish in Princes Park. Its a flat course with spectacular views out to the sea.

This a great family day out so why not bring your friends and family along to support you and enjoy the atmosphere. As well as activities on stage there will be stalls providing entertainment and refreshments to enjoy.

Race for Life 5k – Southport

Southport, Merseyside, GB
Race for Life 5k – Southport
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Hosted by Altrincham & District AC

Run under UKA rules Licence No. 2018 licence applied for Min age 12 years

Race enquiries: 0161 927 7401 e-mail [email protected]

Race venue: The Stamford Arms Pub, The Firs, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 2TW

Please share cars to improve race parking.

Accurately measured and certified 5k course. Entries on day allowed if not reached race limit

The race
Prizes to first 3 finishers
Prizes to veteran categories
Accurately measured, fast 2-lap
course over roads and parkland
350 race limit
Entries on day allowed if race
limit not reached
This is Race 3 in the 5-race North
Cheshire Grand Prix (4 to count)
Course records
Male: A Caine 14:30 (2003)
Female: D Curley 16:33 (2000)

Bowdon 5k

Bowdon, Greater Manchester, GB
Bowdon 5k
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This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.

The Rhyl course is along the beach promenade with views out across the sea. This event offers an amazing atmosphere in a beautiful seafront location.

Dont forget to bring your friends and family along to support you. There will also be some extra activities and items to buy so please remember to bring some spare change.

Race for Life 5K – Rhyl

Rhyl, Denbighshire, GB
Race for Life 5K – Rhyl
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Rough Runner is an obstacle course challenge, combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way, each inspired by game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshis Castle, Gladiators, and Fun House. Expect a 40m slide, giant pigeon battles, sweeper arms, big balls and yes, The Travelator!

The grand finale of 2017 will take place just outside Manchester, where our season will finish with an anticipated 5000 Roughians triumphing on the Travelator!

With a 5km, 10km and 15km route available across grass plains, through woodland and even crossing a river, youll have a host of natural obstacles along with up to 20 of our epic, game-show inspired challenges.

And situated just outside of central Manchester, not far from Liverpool, theres no excuse for not making the trip to this awesome, easily-accessible venue. See you there!

Rough Runner Manchester

Northwich, GB
Rough Runner Manchester
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The Port Sunlight 10K and 5k take place in the lovely surroundings of this historic village. The start and finish of the Port Sunlight 10K and 5K races are on the green at Windy Bank in the center of the Village.

Port Sunlight 5K and 10K

Bebington, Merseyside, GB
Port Sunlight 5K and 10K
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This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research.

The 5k route takes in the greaty famous Aintree Racecourse, with the route on both paths and grass. It's a great day, and a fantastic chance to see the Racecourse close up.

This a great family day out so why not bring your friends and family along to support you and enjoy the atmosphere. As well as activities on stage there will be stalls providing entertainment and refreshments to enjoy.

Race for Life 5K – Liverpool Aintree

Liverpool, Merseyside, GB
Race for Life 5K – Liverpool Aintree

This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.

The Cheshire Tatton Park route takes a scenic course through the beautiful park. A course which is hilly in parts and features a mix of terrain with roads, woodland footpaths and grass, it gives some stunning views of the park and the Hall which shouldnt be missed.

Dont forget to bring your friends and family along to support you. Parking is free to all participants. Spectators and participants are welcome to stay at the park throughout the day and continue to enjoy what Tatton Park has to offer.

There will also be some extra activities and items to buy so please remember to bring some spare change.

Race for Life 5K – Cheshire Tatton Park

Knutsford, GB
Race for Life 5K – Cheshire Tatton Park

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