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Blackrod Scarecrow 10k Race

Date and time

Sunday
07/07/2024
09:00 am

Event Enquiries

Event Location

Hilltops Sports & Social Club, 23 Hill Lane, Blackrod, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL6 5JW

Event ID#

8976

Event Description

Scarecrow Image

 

BLACKROD SCARECROW 10K

(10.2km APPROX)

 

A BRAND NEW RACE

organised and brought to you by

BookitZone Events

ARC Licence number: ARC/24/2030

 

 

Step into the Scarecrow Spirit!

 

Join us for an exhilarating BRAND NEW multi terrain race. 

Lace up your running shoes and embrace the challenge on a route that takes you through our beautiful village and local countryside.

New course records guaranteed! History makers required!

 

Date: Sunday 7th July 2024

Race Start: 9am PROMPT

Start & Race HQ: Hilltops Sports & Social Club, 23 Hill Lane, Blackrod, Bolton. BL6 5JW

 

** Generous donation to Bolton Mountain Rescue Team **

 

Route Highlights:

  • Explore the village, winding paths, bridleways and canal towpaths of Blackrod
  • Conquer natural obstacles and elevation changes
  • Revel in the beauty of the Blackrod countryside
  • Hilly course (what goes down must come up!)
  • Well marshalled
  • Water stations (approx 5.5km and at the finish)
  • Approx 50% Road and 50% Trail

Race Details:

  • 10k of heart-pounding adventure
  • Free scarecrow keyring to all finishers
  • Prizes for top finishers. Local runners prizes (BL6 5XX)
  • All skill levels welcome
  • Race commentary
  • Toilets
  • First Aid Support

Fun for Everyone:

  • Family-friendly atmosphere
  • Scarecrow-themed festivities
  • Post-race results and prizegiving
  • Part of the annual village scarecrow weeked. Stay after the race to enjoy the scarecrows!

Prize pot:

Thankyou to all prize donors - please show your support for these businesses.

 

Not 10k ready? Follow our beginners guides:

Couch to 5k Training Plan

5k to 10k  Training plan

 

Get ready for a race like no other! Whether you're a seasoned runner or just starting, the Blackrod Scarecrow 10k Race promises an unforgettable experience. Unleash your inner adventurer and let the trails inspire your journey.

150 Race Limit. Secure your spot and be part of the excitement! 

See you at the starting line!

 

Registration at Race HQ will open from 07.30 - 08.45am. Number collection on the day.

For further details, click on the red FAQ button below.

In the event that the race does not sell out in advance, entries will be available to purchase on the day (upto our race limit of 150 runners) and priced at a flat rate of £20 per person. Please pre-enter now to avoid extra cost and possible disappointment.

Unfortunately, the course is NOT suitable for wheelchair athletes.

 

NOTE: 

** WARNING: ANYONE USING EARPHONES/HEADPHONES/AIRPODS OR ANY OTHER DEVICES LIKELY TO IMPAIR A RUNNERS AWARENESS OF TRAFFIC NOISE OR MARSHALS' SAFETY ADVICE - WILL BE DISQUALIFIED!!! **

 

PARKING:

NO PARKING AT THE VENUE. PLEASE ARRIVE VIA THE A6 BYPASS AND PARK ON THE HILL ON CHORLEY ROAD (B5408) - SEE PARKING MAP IN IMAGES SECTION BELOW. PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THE VILLAGE AND CAR SHARE WHERE POSSIBLE! - NOTE: 10 MINUTE WALK FROM PARKING TO RACE HQ! 

 

Blackrod 10k Route Map


This event closes in:

on 05/07/2024 at 11:59pm
(*subject to change without warning)

Event Terms

Please enter me for the above event. I accept that the organiser will not be liable for any loss, damage, action, claim, cost or expenses which may arise in the consequence of my participation in or attendance to this event. I declare that I will not attend unless I am in good health on the day of the event and accept that I attend at my own risk. In the unlikely event of abandonment or cancellation, all or part of my entry fee may be retained for the management and administration of the event. No refunds or transfers allowed under any circumstances. ** WARNING: ANYONE USING EARPHONES/HEADPHONES/AIRPODS OR ANY OTHER DEVICES LIKELY TO IMPAIR A RUNNERS AWARENESS OF TRAFFIC NOISE OR MARSHALS' SAFETY ADVICE - WILL BE DISQUALIFIED!!! **

Event Options

**NOTE: Prices shown below include booking fees. Nothing extra will be added at the checkout.**

Options Age Restrictions Price Start time Maximum event entries

Date 07/07/2024 Number of people registered via BookitZone (includes offline count) - 47

Event limit: 150 places
(Select an option above first)

Further information from the Organiser

You should collect your race pack/number/item at the venue on the day of the event. Please arrive in good time.

Event Organiser

Name: Phil Howard

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Blackrod Scarecrow 10k Race

Hilltops Sports & Social Club, 23 Hill Lane, Blackrod, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL6 5JW

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