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37th Dressers' Through the Villages' Race

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Date and time

10:30 am

Event Enquiries

Event Location

The Dressers' Arms, 9 Briers Brow, Wheelton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 8HD

Event ID#


Event Category:

Running Events > Road Race

Event Description

37th Dressers


Dressers Arms


8 MILES 781 YARDS (8.45miles) approx.


Held under ARC/UKA Laws

ARC Permit TBC

SUNDAY  7th NOVEMBER 2021  AT 10.30am



Venue: Starting and finishing at the Dresser's Arms, Wheelton, going around the major roads of Wheelton, Brinscall, Abbey Village and Withnell.

Course: An accurately measured, scenic, undulating course, well marshalled, with mile markers.  Time limit of 1hr 40mins.  No headphones, earphones or similar devices, and no animals


  • Medals to all finishers. Prizes for first 3 home, first 3 women, 1st MV, 1st FV, Vet Age Cats where there are at least 10 runners, 1st two teams, 1st three vet teams (male & female), 1st female team. Veteran prizes will be increased proportional to the number of pre-entries.
  • Only ONE main prize per runner.  Prizes are dependent on the number of pre-entries.
  • Veterans cannot run in both Open and Vets Classes.
  • Prize winners must collect their prize(s) on the day.

Entry: £11.00 Members of Affiliated Clubs, £13.00 Unattached Runners, entries on the day +£2.00 surcharge.  Maximum number of runners is 400.  Minimum age 16 years on day of race.  Online entry or on the day by completing the form below subject to not being sold out.

Course record - 42m 47secs, Rich Archer 1990, Manchester University AC


  • Police request: please park on Whins Lane, following signs to the Hall, or near the old Police Station - this is for the safety of everyone involved.
  • Arrive early.  Limited changing facility is available at the Hall
  • Do not warm up or down on the course - parking is only 10 mins from the start.
  • A runner may only run for a SENIOR OPEN TEAM or a VETERAN TEAM but not both!  Veterans please let me know beforehand.
  • Safety Notice: If you cross the road from left to right on the A674 or Bury Lane without authority from the Police or marshalls YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
  • There is a time limit of 1hr 40 mins, after which you can self-time and still receive your finisher’s medal.
  • No headphones, earphones or animals are permitted for safety reasons.
  • Have a great run, enjoy yourselves and please come back again!

See you on Sunday 7th November 2021 - prompt start at 10.30 am.

Many thanks

Scott Lowe - Race Director


Event Terms

- I declare I am an amateur as defined by UK Athletics Laws and will abide by the laws and rules of UK Athletics. 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 this race. I declare that I will not compete unless I am in good health on the day of the race and that in any event I will compete 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 Headphones or such devices or animals are permitted on safety grounds!

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: Scott Lowe

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37th Dressers\' Through the Villages\' Race

The Dressers\' Arms, 9 Briers Brow, Wheelton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 8HD

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