Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k, 10k and 10 mile August 2023
£24.00 – £110.00
Join us for the next Chase The Sun 5k,10k & 10 mile at Heaton Park on Wednesday 9th August 2023!
Come and join us for the Chase The Sun 5k, 10k & 10 mile in Heaton Park on Wednesday 9th August 2023, starting at 6:30pm. 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 race is a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best. There will be refreshments and a fantastic themed Heaton Park medal.
Battle to get around the course to the finish line before the sun goes down – play it safe and fly round the 5k to finish before sunset or go for the extra challenge of the 10k or 10 mile.
10 mile – 6:30pm
10k – 7:00pm
Included in your entry:
Unique venue themed medal
Chip timed results
Free official event photographs
Post-race goodies and refreshments
Each kilometer will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to that finish line. Come and join us for a unique race you will not forget!
Here at RunThrough we are always looking for likeminded people to join our community. We always value an extra pair of hands and would love for you to come along and help us! From managing stalls at the event village to handing out medals at the finish, our volunteers are a critical part of what makes RunThrough events so special! If you fancy volunteering with us as a volunteer at his event or any of our other events please click HERE
Good Luck with your from Team ACTIPH. ACTIPH Water is the UK’s first alkaline ionised bottled water with the highest pH in Europe. Through a unique ionisation process, our purified spring water is infused with a blend of electrolytes and supercharged to create a smooth and clean tasting alkaline water with a pH9+. ACTIPH is the healthy choice as you restore and maintain your natural balance, enabling you to live life to the fullest and get the most out of every day. All ACTIPH bottles are 100% recyclable and BPA free including the cap and label which makes us unique to other bottled waters and we believe gives us a clear sustainability advantage. Please remember to recycle in a recycling bin after the race. Take your hydration to a higher level and grab a bottle of ACTIPH at the finish line.
ONCE YOU ENTER YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WHERE TO COLLECT YOUR NUMBER WILL BE SENT DURING THE WEEK LEADING UP TO THE EVENT. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
For sat nav use for entrances and walking times at a steady pace of 3.1km per hour (in brackets) to farm centre.
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)
See car park details.
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 www.metrolink.co.uk.
Heaton Park is served by the x35, 59, 90, 135, 149, 156, 164 and 484 buses. Visit www.tfgm.com/buses for more information and use the Route Explorer to plan your bus journey.
There will be water provided on every lap of the race, and at the finish line alongside some post-race goodies!
There will be a coffee van on site and the park cafe will be open for you to grab a post race snack.
During the race
The race will be lead by an individual on a bike. The course is all on paths within the park. The 5k is one lap while the 10k is 2 laps. We will have marshals and signs at all crucial points.
There will be a water station on each lap and at the finish line.
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.
Results will be available on www.runheaton.com after the race.
We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race and they will be up on Facebook after the race so be sure to check it out and see if you can spot yourself.
For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Facebook page.
If you’re on Instagram, follow us @RunHeaton.