October 2018 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 6 October|
|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
2018 entry fees: £3/£5 (pay "North Derbyshire RC")
Contact: John Cannon, 1 Mulberry Grove, Old Tupton, Chesterfield S42 6FF - Email - North Derbyshire RC web site
Results: 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017
|Sunday 7 October|
|Congleton Half Marathon, Congleton High School, Box Lane, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 4NS|
2016 entry fees were: £17.80/£19.80 inc. online fee
Contact: Email - Congleton Harriers web site - Venue map
2013/2014/2015/2016 race photos (Bryan Dale)
Results: 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017
|Sunday 14 October|
|Gin Pit 5, Miners Welfare Club, Gin Pit Village, Tyldesley, Manchester M29 7DW|
PLEASE NOTE EARLIER START TIME OF 10 AM
5 Mile off-road route. Multi-lap - mostly fast but a testing climb on each lap. From the organisers: "Please ensure that if you are collecting race numbers or registering on the day that you are there well before the start time. We would advise people to arrive early so you have time to park, register and warm up. The race starts at 10.00 prompt. Parking will be very limited at Gin Pit club. We would advise runners to car share where possible and park on Princes Ave (allowing for 5/10 min walk to registration/start). Please DO NOT park on Ley Road (the road leading upto the club). Any illegally parked cars may be subject to Police cautions. There will be no food available at the club house after the race but the bar will be open and tea/coffee machine available."
2018 entry fees: £10/£12 +£1 on the day (pay "Astley & Tyldesley Road Runners") c/d 25/9
Contact: Gin Pit 5, Gary Stevens, 24 Highfield Avenue, Atherton, Manchester, M46 9LU - Email - Web site - Venue map
Results: May 2004 - Oct 2004 - May 2005 - Oct 2005 - May 2006 - Oct 2006 - Apr 2007 - Oct 2007 - Apr 2008 - Oct 2008 - Apr 2009 - Oct 2009 - Apr 2010 - Oct 2010 - Apr 2011 - Oct 2011 - Oct 2012 - Oct 2013 - Oct 2014 - Oct 2015 - Oct 2016 - Oct 2017
Entry form: - DOC - PDF
|Saturday 20 October|
|Standish Hall 10k-ish Trail Race, Britannia Wigan Hotel, Almond Brook Road, Standish, Wigan WN6 0SR (off J27 M6)|
Please allow 5 minutes to get from registration to the start
2018 entry fees: £6/£8 +£1 on the day (or pre-enter this and the Feb 18 race at a discounted price of £10/£13) (pay "Wigan Phoenix") (min. age 16)
Contact: Paul Carroll, 21 Pilgrims Way, Standish, Wigan WN6 0AJ - tel. 07950 074173 - Email
Wigan Phoenix web site - Venue map (note that this is registration only - the start is off Arbour Lane shown bottom right of the map)
Photos: 2010 (Carl Balshaw) - 2011 (SportSunday) - 2011 (Dave Pinnington) - 2012 (Sport Sunday) - 2012 (Carl Balshaw)
Results: 2003 (Oct) - 2004 (Feb) - 2004 (Oct) - 2005 (Mar) - 2005 (Oct) - 2006 (Feb) - 2006 (Oct) - 2007 (Feb) - 2007 (Oct) - 2008 (Feb) - 2008 (Oct) - 2009 (Feb) - 2009 (Oct) - 2010 (Feb) - 2010 (Oct) - 2011 (Feb) - 2011 (Oct) - 2012 (Feb) - 2012 (Oct) - 2013 (Feb) - 2013 (Oct) - 2014 (Feb) - 2014 (Oct) - 2015 (Feb) - 2015 (Oct) - 2016 (Feb) - 2016 (Oct) - 2017 (Feb) - 2017 (Oct) - 2018 (Feb)
|Sunday 21 October|
|Green Drive Five, Lytham C of E School, Park View Road, Lytham FY8 4HA (Parking at St. Bede's School, Talbot Road, Lytham) (parking at St. Bede's School, Talbot Road, Lytham as usual) |
Accurately measured, flat 5 mile route. Incorporating Lancashire AA 5 Mile Championships.
Note earlier start times again this year, for both races, and back to old venue at the school.
Also Green Drive Junior Mile at 9.00am (limit 100) - junior race for ages 8 to 15, £3.80 (online) (on the day entry may be available if race limit not reached)
2017 entry fees: £13 (no extra for LAA Champs)/£15 unattached including online booking fee. c/d 16/10
Contact: Race Director, 5 Bexley Place, Lytham St. Annes FY8 4SA - tel. 07531 686656 - Email - Web site for information
Photos: 2017 (RunningPix)
Results: 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017
|Sunday 21 October|
|Whixley 5k and 10k, Village Hall, High Street, Whixley, nr. York, North Yorkshire YO26 8AP|
The 5k race will start at 10.15am this year, and the 10k at 11.00. Both will be timed this year and results available on this site afterwards.
A multi-terrain run 95% off road 10k run across fields, tracks and bridle ways. A scenic run around Whixley and the surrounding area. Snack pack for all finishers.
2017 entry fees: 5k - £9.30/£11.50, 10k - £11.50/£13.50 including online booking fee, +£2 on the day. c/d 20/10
Contact: Caroline - tel. 01845 574488 - Email
Photos: 2016 (SI Events)
Results: 2015 - 2016 - 2017
|Sunday 28 October|
|Accrington 10k Road Race, Waltham Arms, Burnley Road (A678) (adjacent to Altham Business Park), nr. Accrington, Lancashire BB5 5UL|
2018 entry fees: £14.50/£16.50 inc online admin fee +£2 on the day (pay 'Accrington Road Runners') Min age 15 c/d 24/10
Contact: tel. 07970 694596 - Email - Accrington RR Web site
Photos: 2007 (RunningPix) - 2010 (SportSunday) - 2010 (Runningpix)
Results: 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2017
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