December 2017 Race CalendarPlease send SAE with all enquiries/requests for entry forms if they are not available online. Remember to use an A5 envelope with a stamp on! unless the organiser specifies otherwise, to keep postage costs down!
If available, there will be a link to an entry form or web site on this site.
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!
|Saturday 2 December|
|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
2017 entry fees: £3/£5 (pay "North Derbyshire RC")
Contact: Colin Sinnott, 9 Caudwell Close, New Tupton, Chesterfield S42 6DL - Email - North Derbyshire RC web site
Results: 2010 - 2011 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017
|Sunday 3 December|
|Edwinstowe Christmas 10k Trail Race, Cricket Club, Forest Corner, Sherwood Forest Country Park, Edwinstowe NG21 9RN. Situated off the B6034 - just past the Sherwood Forest Visitors Centre (follow the brown tourist signs).|
2017 entry fees: £14/£16 +£2 on day (pay 'Run2U') Limit 600. c/d 23/11. Min age 15
Contact: Edwinstowe Trail Race, 40 Bigsby Road, Retford, Notts DN22 6SB - Email - Run2U web site
Results: 2009 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017
|Sunday 3 December|
|Myerscough 10 Mile Road Race (formerly Guy's 10), The Equestrian Centre, Myerscough College. St Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, PR3 0RY (M6 J32, 4 miles north on A6)|
Note new name and location. The route is in the same area as Guys 10 but starts further down St Michael's Road. It is flat and hopefully fast!
2017 entry fees: £11/£13 +£2 on day (pay 'Garstang Running Club') Strict limit of 400. c/d 29/11.
Contact: Myerscough 10, Woodville, Tarnacre Lane, Churchtown, Preston PR3 0TB - tel. 07764 968760 - Garstang RC web site
Results (Guys 10): 2000 - 2002 - 2006 - 2008 - 2009 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - (2015 cancelled) - - 2016
Results (Myerscough 10): 2017
|Sunday 10 December|
|Sheffield Open Cross Country Races, Graves Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire|
POSTPONED DUE TO PREDICTED WEATHER
Races for all ages and genders from Under 11 to vets - see info document below.
2017 entry fees - Juniors £5, seniors/veterans £7 +£2 for unattached +£1 on the day (pay "Sheffield Running Club") c/d 15/12
Contact: Sheffield Open CC Races, 191 Cinder Hill Lane, Grenoside, Sheffield S35 8NH - tel. 07711 007525 - Email - Sheffield RC web site
Results: 2010 PDF results - 2010 Excel results - 2011 - 2011 Excel results - 2012 PDF results - 2013 PDF results - 2014 PDF results - Jan 2016 Pdf results - Dec 2016 Pdf results
|Saturday 16 December|
|Hurst Green Turkey Trot, St. Peter's Catholic Club, Hurst Green, nr. Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 9QH|
Lots of fancy dress prizes available!! ENTRIES CLOSE 10 DECEMBER IF NOT FULL BEFOREHAND. Venue confirmed as St. Peter's Club as the Bayley Arms has closed down.
Also Santa Express Festive Junior 1.5 Mile Fun Run at 12 noon, £2 (up to 13 years only). Entry on day only
2017 entry fees: £10 (online inc. booking fee) - ALL £20 ON THE DAY (pay "Chris Barnes") Limit 150. Collect your numbers on the day.
Contact: Chris Barnes - tel. 07730 336899 - Email - Facebook page - Venue map
Photos: Dec 2011/2012/2013 (SportSunday) - 2013/2014 (White Flyer) - 2015 (SHP Imaging) - 2017 (Steve Harling)
June 2011 - Dec 2011 - June 2012 - Dec 2012 - Dec 2013 - Dec 2014 - Dec 2015 - Dec 2016 - Dec 2017
|Saturday 16 December|
from 12 noon
|Cumbria Cross Country League (race 5/5), Curwen Park, Workington|
A series of Cross Country races open to all ages and abilities. Senior event will be run in packs. First race 12 noon, senior race approx 1pm.
Min age U11 8 on the day, other ages at midnight 31/8. All over 17 run in senior race
Categories (distances approx): U/11 B&G, 1500m; U/13 B&G, 2300m; U/15 B&G, 3000m; U17 M&W, 4000m; Senior Men and Ladies 8000m
Entry: £3 per race payable on the day (£10 for 5 races) Unattached levy of £2 applies per series.
Contact: Noel Hakeman - tel. 01434 321385 - Email
2014 race photos (Athletes in Action)
Results: 2014 - 2016
|Sunday 17 December|
|The Joyce Ashworth Memorial CRUK Reservoir 5k, Basil's Restaurant, Market Street, Whitworth, Lancashire (A671 Burnley Road)|
Proceeds to Whitworth Cancer Research UK
2017 entry fee: £4/£6 +£1 on the day (Pay "Andems Runners JA5k")
Contact: Andy O'Sullivan MBE, 40 Crowshaw Drive, Rochdale OL12 0SR - tel. 01706 750620 - Email
|Sunday 17 December|
|Loftus & Whitby AC 34th Poultry Run 8 Miles (approx), Loftus Leisure Centre, Cleveland TS13 4RS|
"The run is approximately 8 miles and covers country lanes, bridleways, and footpaths. Long sleeved T-shirt to all entrants and prizes of poultry and Christmas fayre."
2017 entry fees: £13/£15 + £3 on the day if not full ("Loftus & Whitby AC") Limit 600
Contact: Brenda Hare, Cowscote Hall, Deepdale, Loftus, Cleveland TS13 4RT - tel. 01287 641116 - Email - Loftus & Whitby AC web site - Event web site
Results: 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 (held Jan 2010) - 2010 (held Feb 2011) - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017
|Saturday 23 December|
|Rudolf's Red Nose Race, Blackpool Fire Station, North Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9RA|
2017 race is now full
Described as "Official 5 miles flat - one lap. Footpath, 800m of access road, 3% grass and 90% trail". Start is 10 mins from registration on foot!
2017 entry fees: £7/£9 NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY (pay "Wesham Road Runners"). Min age 15. Limit 250. C/d 21/12 (online only) or 15/12 (postal).
Contact: Dave Waywell, 114 Ashfield Road, Blackpool FY2 0EN - tel. 01253 932715 or 07762 283626 - Venue map
Results: 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
|Sunday 24 December|
|Ward Green 6, Ward Green WMC, Mount Vernon Road, Ward Green, Barnsley (changing, showers and start at Genn Lane Community Centre)|
2017 entry fees: £8/£10 +£2 on the day (payable to 'Barnsley AC') - no SAE needed - collect all numbers on the day!
Contact: Ward Green 6, 11 Burnsway, Wath on Dearne, Rotherham S63 6EE - Email - Venue map
Results: 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017
|Wednesday 27 December|
|Festive 4k Fun Run, Lancaster & Morecambe AC Clubhouse, Salt Ayre Leisure Centre, Lancaster LA1 5JS|
2017 entry fees £3.50 (all £5 on the day) (payable to 'Lancaster and Morecambe AC') c/d 20/12
Contact: Festive 4k, Woodville, Tarnacre Lane, Churchtown PR3 0TB - tel. 07752 736612 - Club Web site
Results: 2006 - 2008 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017
|Saturday 30 December|
|Early New Year Relay, York Racecourse (not the grandstand), Knavesmire Road (Tadcaster Road end) YO24 1DJ. Toilets at Hamilton Panthers FC|
Various races for age groups, and differing leg distances etc. See information leaflet below for full details.
2017 entry fees: £2 per runner. Please enter your teams in advance as entries on the day cannot be guaranteed due to administrative issues. Please help the organiser by entering early!!
Contact: Dave Paver - tel. 01937 581165/07778 950200 - Email
Results: 2006 - 2007 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2015 - Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
Race information leaflet: PDF
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