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Whilst I take all possible care in compiling this information, you must check details with the race organisers - I cannot accept any responsibility for you turning up at the wrong place on the wrong day!! Based on various publications and event notification from organisers. If you haven't pre-entered, please always check with the organiser before you travel!

Jan - Feb - Mar - Apr - May - Jun - Jul - Sep - Oct - Nov - Dec

Date
Race details
Saturday 1 August
10.00am
Meerbrook 15k, Meerbrook Village Hall, near Leek, Staffordshire
Sorry but no Junior 1.5 Mile Gun Hill Run this year due to lack of entries.
A challenging run held over a rural course with some of the best scenery you will ever run in anywhere.
2015 entry fees: £15/£17 +£1 on the day (pay "Meerbrook 15k"). Min age 17.
Contact: Meerbrook 15k, 1 Oak Avenue, Cheddleton, Leek, Stoke-on-Trent ST13 7HY tel. 01538 361526
2009 to 2015 Race photos (Bryan Dale) - 2011 Race photos (Mick Hall)
Results: 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Saturday 1 August
9.30am
No Walk in the Park 5k, Cricket Pavilion, Queens Park, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 2ND
Described as "Multi-lap course slightly undulating within the park"
Also Children's 1500m Fun Run available at 9.32am
2015 entry fees: £3/£5 (pay "North Derbyshire RC")
Contact: John Cannon, 602 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 3JX - tel. 01246 566458 - Email - North Derbyshire RC web site
Results: 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Sunday 2 August
11.00am
Prudent Riverside 10, George & Dragon, St. Georges Quay, Lancaster LA1 1RD
Formerly Wagon & Horses 10
Also 1 Mile Fun Run at 11.05, £2.50
2015 entry fees: £12/£14 +£1 on the day (pay "Race Series")
Contact: Bill Gardner, 58 Sibsey Street, Lancaster LA1 5DF - tel. 01524 60537 - Event web site - Venue map
Results: 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014
Tuesday 4 August
7.30pm
Morpeth 10k Road Race, Piramal Factory, off A1, Morpeth, Northumberland
2015 entry fees: £9/£11 +£3 on the night (pay "Morpeth Harriers & AC") Min age 15.
Contact: Mrs. V.M. Gill, 104 Ringwood Drive, Cramlington, Northumberland NE23 1NP - INF
Results: 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Wednesday 5 August
7.30pm
Astley Park Trail Series (4/4), Baron's Rest, Astley Village, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1XA
Also 1 mile Junior race (£3/series £10) at 7.00pm
2015 entry fees: £5/£7 (£15/£20 for 4 races) all +£2 on the night (pay "Chorley Athletic & Triathlon Club"). Min age 16 in Senior race. Collect numbers on the night.
Contact: Martin Harrington, 120 Chorley Old Road, Whittle le Woods, Chorley PR6 7LR - tel. 01257 412759 - Club web site - Venue map
Wednesday 5 August
7.30pm
John Lunn 5k Race, Gryphon Gym, University of Leeds
Also Half Mile and Mile races (£3)
2015 entry fees: £5. Collect numbers on the night.
Contact: Tony Gill, 4 Mainsfield Close, Giggleswick, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 0ED - Email
Thursday 6 August
7.30pm
Cuerden Valley Badger 10k Trail Race (3/3), The Barn, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6BY
Series of 3 races - also held in June and July
2014 entry fee: £7.40/£8.40 unatt (series entries £18.30/£21.30) inc. online admin charge - entries accepted either online or on the night only (no postal entries accepted)
Contact: Lesley Cryer - tel. 01772 324436 - Email - Web site - Venue map
2009 race photos
Results (race 1 indexed with links to other races): 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Thursday 6 August
7.15pm
Todmorden Park 5k Series (4/4), Hare & Hounds, Burnley Road, Todmorden, West Yorkshire OL14 8EA
2015 entry fees: £see web site (pay "Cannonball Events Ltd").
Contact: Todmorden Park 5k Series, 14 Jubilee Way, Todmorden, W. Yorkshire OL14 7EX - tel. 01706 249386 - Email - Web site
Results: 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Saturday 8 August
1.00pm
Littondale Fete "4", Arncliffe, nr. Grassington, North Yorkshire BD23 5QE
Formerly called "Arncliffe Fete 4
2015 entry fees: £5/£7 + £2 on the day (pay "A. Buckley"). c/d 5/8
Contact: Alan Buckley, 1 Back Shaw Farm, back Shaw Lane, Keighley BD21 5QU - Email
Results: 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2015
Sunday 9 August
11.00am
Blackpool Air Show 10k, Bispham Fire Station, Red Bank Road, Bispham, Blackpool FY2 9EA
This was formerly the NVAC/CLGP 10k but is now an open race for anyone to take part
2015 entry fees: £6/£8 (pay "Dave Waywell"). C/d 3/8
Contact: Dave Waywell, 114 Ashfield Road, Blackpool FY2 0EN - tel. 01253 932715 or 07762 283626 - Venue map
Results: 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Sunday 9 August
10.00am
Sherwoods Vauxhall Darlington 10k Road Race, Dolphin Centre, Horsemarket, Darlington DL1 5RP
Also Family Fun Run (for all ages) £2 adults, £1 children under 15 at 9.00am
The Junior Race returns this year - 9.30am, details to be advised
2015 entry fees: £14/£16.50 (under 18s £9.50) NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY ('Darlington Borough Council') c/d 2/8 or when full. Min age 15 on the day.
Contact: enquiry line (Phil Haymer) 01325 388438 - Email enquiries - Web site
2011/2012 race photos (Mick Hall)
Results: 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Sunday 9 August
10.30am
West Yorkshire 5 Road Race, West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue HQ, Bradford Road, Birkenshaw, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD11 2DY
Please note that the start time has been brought forward to 10.30 instead of the usual 2.00pm
2015 entry fee: £8/£10 + £1 on day if limit not reached (Pay "Bradford Airedale AC") Limit 300. Min age 15
Contact: Mark Hetherington, Orchard Cottage, None Go Bye Farm, Otley Old Road, Leeds LS18 5HZ - Email dave Teggart (organiser) - Web site
Results: 1991 - 1992 - 1993 - 1994 - 1995 - 1997 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008
Sunday 9 August
10.30am
Askern 10 Mile, Askern Miners' Welfare Club, Askern, nr Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Incorporates South Yorkshire Open 10 Mile Championship
Also 3k Fun Run at 10.40am, £2
2014 entry fee: £8/£10 +£1 on the day (not eligible for prizes) (pay "Askern District Running Club") Min age 17. c/d 3/8
Contact: Askern 10, 3 Amberley Rise, Skellow, Doncaster DN6 8NS - Web site
2011 Race photos (Flaming Photography)
Results: 2003 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Wednesday 12 August
7.30pm
Haigh Hall 4 Mile Race, reg. at Haigh Hall, School Lane, Haigh, Wigan WN2 1PE (location map on entry form). NOTE - NOT THE RUGBY CLUB!!
Also other races in May and June
2015 entry fees: £5/£7 (3 races for £12/£15) +£1 on night (pay "Wigan Phoenix") Min age 16
Contact: Paul Carroll, 21 Pilgrims Way, Standish, Wigan WN6 0AJ - tel. 07950 074173 evenings & weekends - Email - Wigan Phoenix web site
Wednesday 12 August
7.30pm
Hoad Hill Harriers Summer 10k Road Race, Glaxo Sports Club (signposted from A590), North Lonsdale Road, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 9DR
Also 1 Mile Fun Run at 7.00pm, £2
2015 entry fees: £8/£10 ('Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers') c/d 5/8. Min age 15.
Contact: Ulverston Summer 10k, GSK Sports Club, North Lonsdale Road, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 9DR - Club web site - Venue map
2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2013 - 2014
Wednesday 12 August
from 6.50pm
York Millennium Bridge 5k, St. Georges Field Car Park, near York Castle (pay to park except for York residents)
5k races are held at 7.20pm ("the fast one") for junior, senior men and male vets up to 59 and junior/senior/vet women up to 54, expecting to run under 23 minutes. After that, with a 7.40pm start ("the slower one") for women 55 plus and men 60 and over, under 13s plus other runners expecting to take longer than 23 minutes. Min age 14.
Also 2.5k race at 7.00pm, ages 11 and upwards, £3.00 and 1 mile fun run at 6.50pm £1 on the night only
2015 entry fees: £5/£8 +£1 on night (pay "York Acorn RC") if limit not reached c/d 10/8
Contact: D. Paver, 16 Northfield Avenue, Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS22 6TD - Email - Web site
Results: 2003 - 2006 - 2007 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Thursday 13 August
7.15pm
Happy Valley Foodbank 5km Series (2/3), Ladybrook Pub, Fir Road, Bramhall, nr. Stockport SK7 2NP
Proceeds in aid of Foodbank, Stockport. Start and finish at Happy Valley, Valley Road, Bramhall SK7 2NN
2015 entry fees: £5 +£1 on the day (plus bring a tin (fruit, veg. etc.) for the foodbank) (pay "Bramhall Runners"). c/d Monday before each run Limit 200.
Contact: Anthony Ward, 10 Swan Close, Poynton, Cheshire SK12 1HX
Results: 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Friday 14 August
7.15pm
Cannonball Shore Road Race, King William IV, Shore Road, Littleborough, Lancashire OL15 9LW
2015 entry fees: £see web site (pay "Cannonball Events").
Contact: Cannonball Events, 14 Jubilee Way, Todmorden, W. Yorkshire OL14 7EX - tel. 01706 249386 - Email - Web site
Results: 2014 - 2015
Saturday 15 August
1.00pm
Cannonball Watergrove Reservoir Race, King William IV, Shore Road, Littleborough, Lancashire OL15 9LW
2015 entry fees: £see web site (pay "Cannonball Events").
Contact: Cannonball Events, 14 Jubilee Way, Todmorden, W. Yorkshire OL14 7EX - tel. 01706 249386 - Email - Web site
Results: 2014
Saturday 15 August
6.30pm
Catforth Canter 5k Road Race (3/3), Village Hall, Catforth, Lancashire
Series of 3 races in May, July and August
2015 entry fee: £6/£8 +£2 on the day (pay "Alan Taylor") Limit 200
Contact: Alan Taylor, 8 Mickleden Avenue, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9TA - Venue map
Results: 2008 - 2011 - 2013 - 2014
Saturday 15 August
from 6.00pm
Podium 5k - A Night of 5k Races, Swinden Playing Fields, Barrowford, Nelson, Lancashire BB9 8PU
This event has been set up on a new cycle track of 1k loops with only 3.6ft of climb each loop, sweeping bends, floodlit and traffic-free, so should be a fast course. All races are graded according to your stated ability so you will run with others of similar ability.
Junior races from 5pm, other races start from 6.00pm
Entry: £4 per race payable on the day
Contact: Chris Barnes - tel. 07730 336899 - Email
Results: 2015
Sunday 16 August
11.00am
Prudent Riverside Half Marathon, George & Dragon, St. Georges Quay, Lancaster LA1 1RD
Also Fun Run at 11.05, £2.50
2015 entry fees: £19/£21 +£1 on the day (pay "Race Series")
Contact: Bill Gardner, 58 Sibsey Street, Lancaster LA1 5DF - tel. 01524 60537 - Event web site - Venue map
Sunday 16 August
1.00pm
Cannonball Sheep Fell Over Race, King William IV, Shore Road, Littleborough, Lancashire OL15 9LW
2014 entry fees: £see web site (pay "Cannonball Events").
Contact: Cannonball Events, 14 Jubilee Way, Todmorden, W. Yorkshire OL14 7EX - tel. 01706 249386 - Email - Web site
Results: 2014
Sunday 16 August
11.00am
Escrick 10k Race, Village Green, Escrick, nr. York (6 miles south on A19)
Running on roads, paths and bridleways within Escrick Park Estate, with the start and finish on Escrick Village Green. This is now a well-established and popular run!
2015 entry fees: £12/£14 - NO entries on the day (pay "Escrick Playing Fields Association") c/d 9/8 (postal) or 13/8 (online). Min age 15
Contact: Escrick 10k, 3 Carr Lane, Escrick, York YO19 6JQ - Email - Web site
Results: 2008 - 2009 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Wednesday 19 August
7.30pm
Horwich RMI Jubilee Series (4/4), Rivington Village Club, Horribin Lane, Rivington, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7SE
Ever popular mid-week 5 mile race series
Also Junior race at 7pm.
2015 entry fees: £7/£8 (£20/£25 series) +£1 on night (Cheques payable to "Horwich RMI Harriers")
Contact: Peter Ramsdale - tel. 07821 883610 - Race web site
Results: May 2011 - June 2014 - Link to other results
Thursday 20 August
7.00pm
Stan Curran Birthday Charity Reservoir Race (5k approx), Cock & Magpie, Cock Hall Lane, Whitworth, Rochdale OL12 8BJ (off A671 Burnley Road)
2015 entry fees: £4/£6 +£1 on the night (pay "Andems Runners SCBR")
Contact: Andy O'Sullivan MBE, 40 Crowshaw Drive, Rochdale OL12 0SR - tel. 01706 750620 - Email Andy - Venue map
Results: 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Saturday 22 August
11.00am
Lancaster 10k Race Series (3/5), Elletson Arms, Stakepool, Pilling, Lancashire PR3 6AH
2015 entry fees: £10/£12 +£2 on the day (pay "Race Series").
Contact: W. Gardner, 58 Sibsey Street, Lancaster LA1 5DF - tel. 01524 60537 - Web site
Results: (Race 1 with links to later races) 2013 - 2014
Sunday 23 August
10.30am
Birchwood 10k Road Race, Car Park 3, Birchwood Shopping Mall, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire
Also includes 4-person corporate challenge - special entry form available on Spectrum Striders web site
Also 1 Mile fun run at 9.45 - £2 (entries on the day accepted)
2014 entry fees: £13/£15 - NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY ("Spectrum Striders Running Club") c.d 12/8. Min age 15
Contact: Birchwood Races, 70 Mansfield Close, Oakwood, Warrington WA3 6QN - tel. 01925 818807 or 07527 571481 - Web site
2011 race photos (Mick Hall) - 2011 race photos (Mick Charman)
Results: 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014
Tuesday 25 August
7.00pm
Littleborough Lions 5k Fun Run, Conservative Club, Peel Street, Littleborough, nr. Rochdale OL15 8AQ
2015 entry fees: £4/£6; Juniors £3/£5 all +£1 on night (pay 'Littleborough and District Lions Club')
Contact: Jack Mills, 33 Laburnum Way, Littleborough, Lancashire OL15 8RL - tel: 01706 376141 - Lions Web site
Results: 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Tuesday 25 August
7.00pm
South Cheshire 5k Series (3/3), Lakeside Pavilion, Queen's Park, Crewe, Cheshire CW2 7SE
Part of a series of 3 races held between June and August
2015 entry fees: £4/£6 (series £10/£16) EOD if race is not full (pay "South Cheshire Harriers") Min age 11. Limit 150
Contact: Simon Walker, South Cheshire 5k Series, 46 Woodside Avenue, Winstanton, Crewe CW2 8AN - tel. 07791 047745 - Email - South Cheshire Harriers web site
Results: 2015
Wednesday 26 August
7.00pm
Harrock Hill Race Series (4/4), Farmers Arms, Bispham L40 3SL (same as for Parbold Hill Race) GR 108/497130
Note earlier start time of 7pm!!
A series of 4 races of 5.3 miles over the tracks and fields of Parbold and Harrock Hills, with virtually no road - under FRA rules
Extensive prize list for each race and valuable prizes for the race series (3 to count)
2015 entry fees: on the night only - £4 single race, £12 for series of 4
Contact: Andy Quickfall - Email (preferred) - tel. 01257 450339
Results: (Race 1 indexed with links): 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Wednesday 26 August
7.30pm
Sessay Swift 6k, Sessay, nr. Thirsk, North Yorkshire
2015 entry fees: £6/£8 +£2 on the day (pay "Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers") Min age 15. c/d 21/8 Limit 200
Contact: Race Secretary, Oaken, 64 Admiral's Court, Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1RR - tel. 01845 522805 - Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers web site
Results: 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Saturday 29 August
6.30pm
Lancaster 5k Race Series (4/5), Lancaster & Morecambe AC Clubhouse, Salt Ayre Track, (near Asda), Lancaster LA1 5JS
2015 entry fees: £3.50/£5.50 +£1 on night (payable to "Race Series")
Contact: Bill Gardner, 58 Sibsey Street, Lancaster LA1 5DF - tel. 01524 60537 - Event web site
Results: 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2013 - 2014
Sunday 30 August
10.00am
The Bollington 10k, Bollington Health & Leisure, Heath Road, Bollington, nr. Macclesfield SK10 5EX
Registration opens at 9am
2015 entry fees: £11 BH&L members/£13 all others. All £15 on the day (pay to "Bollington Health & Leisure") c/d 23/8. Min age 16
Contact: Bollington 10k, Bollington Health & Leisure, Heath Road, Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5EX - Event web site
Results: 2015
Sunday 30 August
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3 Sisters Biathle, Wigan, Lancashire WN2 5JY
Biathle is a sub-sport of Modern Pentathlon, involving a continuous run-swim-run. The North West Biathle Hub promotes a number of events from April to August and has training sessions, details of which can be found on the information sheet below and their web site.
2015 entry fees: £10 (payable to "North West Biathle Hub") Ages from 7 upwards
Contact: NW Biathle Series, 3 Goldsboro Avenue, Blackpool FY3 9RR - Email Nic - Pentathlon GB web site
Sunday 30 August
9.30am
Arundel Castle 10k, Arundel Town Centre, West Sussex BN18 9AD
2015 entry fees: £15 (all £20 on day) ("1st Arundel Scouts") c/d 15/8. On day reg'n closes 08:45am. Limit 700. Min age 16
Contact: Arundel Castle 10k, Carlow Cottage, Crossbush Lane, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9PQ - Scouts web site
2007/2008 Race Photos
Results: 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012
Monday 31 August
1.30pm
Spofforth Gala Trail Race 10k, Spofforth Cricket Club, nr. Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 1BA
This race has been cancelled for 2015
Full Gala fun day with all attractions etc.
Also children's race
2014 entry fees: £8/£10 (+£2 on the day if places remain but has been full previously) (pay "Spofforth Village Gala") Limit 300. Min age 16 on race day. c/d 18/8
Contact: Spofforth Gala Trail Race, Pear Tree Farm, Little Ribston, Wetherby LS22 4ET - Email
Results: 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014
Monday 31 August
11.00am
Hairy Dog 6 - New Mills Fell & Trail Series (2/3), Hare & Hounds, Low Leighton Road, New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire SK22 4LS
2015 entry fee: £6 each race or £15 for series (pay "Crazy Legs Events") Limit 250
Contact: Anthony Ward, 10 Swan Close, Poynton, Cheshire SK12 1HX - Crazy Legs Events web site
Results: 2014 - 2015

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