Tatton Yule Yomp Race Day Information

WA16 6AE
Its almost time for the 2023 Tatton Yule Yomp and we can't wait to see you all on the start line for some festive cheer and running!  Particularly after last years cancellation due to the weather.  Please note the race is now SOLD OUT but if you have family or friends who would like to earn the 2023 medal they can do this by running the race virtually.

This race information email includes everything you need to know about the race.

The race is a 1-lap course which runs through and around Tatton Park, consisting of undulating terrain, trail, grass, tarmac and gravel. The final 1K is on a fully closed road, down to the finish at Egerton Youth Club.

We look forward to seeing you on the start line at the Knutsford Gates of Tatton Park!


 The race starts at Knutsford Gates of Tatton Park - WA16 6AE.


FOOTWEAR: We would advise trail shoes for this course, particularly if the days leading up to the race have been wet.
Please make sure you are prepared, warmed up and on the start line by 9:20am to catch the important pre-race briefing. It is imperative that everyone listens to the briefing, we kindly request your attention so that all runners can hear important information. Announcements will be made throughout the morning by the race commentator.

Number collection is next to the start line - Wallwood, Tatton Street. WA16 6AE (please look for the RNW Gazebo's opposite Naturalmat)

Please ensure you head down to the start line in plenty of time, the start and finish are approximately 600 metres apart.

The race finishes just outside Egerton Youth Club on Mereheath Lane. The final 1K is on a fully closed road, at Egerton Youth Club.

Please keep moving once you have crossed the finish line, as this needs to be kept clear for runners who will be continuing to cross the finish line.

At the finish you will be rewarded with your Run North West finishers medal, water and festive chocolate treat of a delicious selection box!


The race starts at the Knutsford Gate to Tatton Park and finishes just outside Egerton Youth Club on Mereheath Lane. The race is a 1-lap course which runs through and around Tatton Park, consisting of undulating terrain, trail, grass, tarmac and gravel. The final 1K is on a fully closed road, back to Race HQ at Egerton Youth Club.

We will be holding a fancy dress competition on social media the week after the race, so wear your best festive fancy dress outfits and make sure you smile for our photographers when you see them!  The winner will receive a pair of shoes up to the value of £150.00.  Plus we will have a group fancy dress prize and the winners of this will each receive a free entry to one of our races (of your choosing!)

There are bike storage areas in Knutsford Town Centre or you can leave your bike at at Egerton Youth Club.
Public Transport
The nearest train station to the start line is Knutsford, but services will be very limited on a Sunday.
Car and parking facilities
There is plenty of parking available in Knutsford Town Centre most of which is free on a Sunday (all carparks are a maximum 10 minute walk to the start area)

Most parking is not marshalled or controlled by Run North West so please park up considerately.  Please arrive early to find a space and avoid congestion.

Some private chargeable carparks are now also available in Knutsford and are a £3 or £3.50 charge on a Sunday for up to 12 hours.  The locations are:
Moorside Carpark
Canute Place Carpark.

King Street Parking - due to an event that is happening called Christmas on King Street, there will be restrictions to parking on King Street from Saturday evening. The road will be closed from 10am.  Please see the leaflet at the bottom of this email with full details of this event.

Where possible please car share and please arrive early to avoid any road closures and congestion.
Please note we don't post numbers out to help reduce the significant amount of waste this creates and to do our bit to help the planet.
PRE RACE DAY NUMBER COLLECTION: Number collection is available from 10am on Sunday 26th November at our Wilmslow store (2 St Ann's Parade. SK9 1HG).  You can also pick up family, friends and running club numbers in advance, just make sure you have their details (DOB) to hand. Numbers can then be collected any day from our store up to race day.

Mon-Sat 9:30-5:30
Sun: 11:00-4:00

RACE DAY MORNING COLLECTION: from 7:30am near the start area (Wallwood, Tatton Street. WA16 6AE - please look for the RNW Gazebo's).

If you are no longer able to join us on race day, you have the following 2 free of charge options:
1) You can transfer your race place to another person.
2) You can transfer to our virtual race option and run the race in your own time up to a month after race day to earn your unique collectable medal!

To make one of the above changes simply click BOOK NOW on our website at the top of the Tatton Yule Yomp event page which will take you to the Nifty Entries page. Then click 'Transfer Entry' and follow the instructions.  As per our entry terms and conditions, we do not offer transfers to another event or refunds.

If you would prefer to run the Tatton Yule Yomp virtually, we have created a virtual option to allow you to still get involved, run the 10K virtually and earn yourself our iconic medal!

To switch your entry to the virtual race, follow the same transfer steps above, where you will be given the option to transfer your entry to the virtual if you would prefer to do this.

PLEASE NOTE: If you take the option to transfer into the virtual race, you will NOT have an entry to run the 2023 Tatton Yule Yomp.  This virtual option is INSTEAD of joining us on race day.

If you have any family and friends who would like to run the race virtually, they can earn our fantastic snowman themed medal by entering here for only £10:


Please leave your baggage in your car where possible.  However if needed we do have an on-site baggage drop at Race HQ.

All runners will receive our iconic Run North West Medal.  T-Shirts that have been pre-purchased will be available for pick up on the day before the race at the Race HQ or after the race at Egerton Youth Club which is the race finish location (Mereheath Lane. WA16 6SL).
Numbers must be attached to the front of your vest, please do not fold/cut/deface it in anyway. The timing chip is attached to the back of your number and is detected when you cross the start and the finish. Please do not run around the outside of the mat area or your time will not be recorded.
Please also take the time to fill in your emergency contact details on the reverse of the number prior to running, in the unfortunate event of an emergency, these can help medics to treat you swiftly and appropriately.
Please DO NOT run in someone else’s number as it is against UKA rules, it can cause problems with the results and could also cause a lot of distress should there be an incident and the wrong family are contacted. 
There will be ample portable toilets near the start area (clearly signed) and more toilets available at Egerton Youth Club at the finish area.

There are many food and drink venues in Knutsford Town Centre for pre and post race refreshments and lunch options.

There will also be other food and drink vendors on the day.

The Cafe at Egerton Youth Club will be open, The entrance is round the back of the building.

We strongly advise against the use of personal music players or headphones during the race, as this can restrict your ability to hear safety instructions from marshals or unexpected events.


First aid is situated at various points along the course. Should you feel unwell during the race please let your nearest marshal know so we can arrange for medics to get to you as soon as possible. If you come across anyone injured or in distress, please report it to the nearest marshal who will be in contact with our event team and our first aid providers. First aid is also available at the start and finish areas.

Bottled water will be provided, as usual, for anyone who doesn’t bring their own. We do use a responsible supplier for our water (as well as being ZERO to landfill), their bottles are made out of a minimum 51% recycled plastic and are 100% recyclable.
Water will be available at the half-way point of the race and at the finish line.

Its important that you either take the bottle home with you to recycle or drop in our recycling bin at the finish.

If you'd like to view our environmental policy please click here.
Our race day pictures will be free to download and will be linked to your results. You can also use the new photo recognition technology to find your pictures.
As soon as the pictures are available, we will post an update on our social media pages and there will be a link on our TATTON YULE YOMP EVENT PAGE.  Do bear with us as there will be lots to edit but they are usually available the evening after the race.
Timing and results will be available on the TATTON YULE YOMP EVENT PAGE as soon as possible after the race has finished.  If you entered your mobile number into your entry details you should receive a text as you cross the finish line.
After the results are published, if you spot any issues or errors please contact Nifty Entries our results provider by clicking on the 'query a result' button,  or contact run@runnorthwest.co.uk where we will put you in touch with Nifty Entries.

Presentations will take place straight after the race for top 3 male and female finishers based on gun times.  Vet prizes will be sent out in the post and based on chip times.

All prizes are equal for male and females, they will be awarded to the top 3 finishers as well as the first Vet in all age groups from V35 to V85+ in 5-year increments plus the first U20 (one prize per individual, male and female). 

Our chosen charity is MOVE CHARITY and 100% of the proceeds from the Family Fun Run, will go to the charity!


Family Fun Run numbers are collection on the day from the same location as the 10K race number pick-up. The Family Fun Run will start as soon as the main 10K event has set off, from the same start location and is approximately 2KM in distance looping back to the same point.

Children will gifted with one of our festive snowman medals and a selection box at the finish line ☃️

Please line up behind the main race start to be ready to start at approximately 9:35am.

Minimum age 4 years old, children who are unable to manage the run safely on their own without assistance, must be accompanied by an adult.

Keep your eyes pealed as we will be offering a post race deal for the 2024 race!

Our volunteers have given up their free time to come and help us on race day, please give them a smile or thank you when you see them!  If you would like to volunteer at one of our events please email run@runnorthwest.co.uk.


Our official race charity partner is MOVE charity.  Gemma Hillier-Moses was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 24 in 2012 and founded MOVE Charity in 2016 to provide people with support that she never received. Gemma's main focus is to support and inspire people to Move Against Cancer.

Gemma is hugely passionate about the benefits of exercise/movement, both physically and mentally, when living with and beyond cancer. 

Move Against Cancer's key areas of work are:

Online 8 week virtual support Programme

Designed for anyone aged 13-30 diagnosed with cancer.

5k Your Way, Move Against Cancer Groups

A community-based initiative to encourage those living with and beyond cancer, their families and friends, and those working in cancer services to walk, jog, run, cheer or volunteer at a local 5K Your Way group at designated parkrun events on the last Saturday of every month.

Move Your Way Resources include: BlogsMove Your Way sessionsInspirational Q&A'sEducational Q&A'sWorkshopsMove Against Cancer PodcastResources We Love.

Thanks for all your support in both our events and retail store, as a small business it means a lot and we always strive to give you the best race day and retail experience possible.  If you do have any feedback for us this is always welcome.  We look forward to seeing you in store and on the start line soon!
The RNW Team 💚👟🏃‍♂️🏃🏽‍♀️