Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k & 10k May 2021
Join us for the brand new Chase The Sun 5k & 10k at Heaton Park on Wednesday 12th May 2021!
Come and join us for our first ever Chase The Sun 5k & 10k in Heaton Park on Wednesday 12th May 2021, starting at 7pm. 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 music, 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.
Included in your entry:
Unique venue themed medal
Chip timed results
Free official event photographs
Post race goodies and refreshments
(Previous medal design below)
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!
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KIND® is more than just a name. It’s a commitment: to making snack bars that don’t compromise. Just the very best ingredients. Full of wholesome nutrients. And always packed with flavour. They have kindly donated some of their delicious bars for you all to try after your race! To find out more about KIND and their products, head to their website HERE.
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 water, bananas and of course flapjacks!
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.