9:30am | Sunday 1st May 2022

What an amazing morning we had, congratulations to you all on some amazing running. The rain held off, the bands played and the normally busy bypass became a place for running and music!

We are delighted to announce that for 2023 we have added a new 5 and 10 mile event on the bypass on 19th February starting from Alderley Park. The 10K will also return on 7th May 2023, please check these event pages as they have a 48 hour early bird discount. 

Here are the race results, they have been checked, updated and are now finalised as at 5.30PM Monday. 

Results 

Photos can be found here

You can also access your photos directly from the results page! Please share away we love seeing them.

Run the bypass – fully closed to traffic – with entertainment along the way.

The Alderley Edge Bypass 10k offers a unique chance to run through the heart of the Cheshire countryside, with beautiful views of the surrounding area and live music/entertainment every kilometre. Sing and dance your way to a personal best!

The race is licenced by UKA race licence.

VIRTUAL RACE OPTION:

If you can't make the date but would still like to earn yourself our iconic Alderley Edge Bypass medal you can enter our virtual race here:

Alderley Edge Bypass VIRTUAL 10k - Enter here!

Race Day Information Booklet


NUMBERS

Numbers are now available to collect from our Wilmslow Store, and also available to collect on the day at Race HQ (SK9 1HG, Free Parking) or can be picked up on the morning from Race HQ at Alderley Park from 7.45am.
 
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🌟 HIGHLIGHTS 🌟
⏱ Chip timing
🏃🏼‍♀️ Pacers from 40-75 mins
🏅 Bespoke medal to all finishers
👕 Optional commemorative technical finisher T-shirt 
🥤 Drinks station at the half-way point and the finish
🍌 Post race snack
🏥 First aid
🚽 Toilets
🎒 FREE baggage storage
📸 FREE to download race photos
🚘 FREE parking close to Race HQ

 

CLOSING DATE
We will close entries as soon as we have reached our limit.

When the race sells out, we do not operate an official waiting list for this event, nor will there be any entries on the day. Please enter ASAP to avoid disappointment.

ENTRY FEES
Including a bespoke medal to all finishers

  • Un-affiliated runner: £21.00
  • Affiliated runner: £19.00
  • Family Fun Run: £7.50 (for more information keep reading 👇🏼)

Additional items:
Technical Finisher T-Shirt – £7.50

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PREVIOUS MEDALS

 

COURSE
Ran on smooth tarmac, the Alderley Bypass 10k is an out and back course surrounded by the peace and tranquillity of Cheshire countryside and farmland.

The race starts at Alderley Park North and heads to the Melrose Way section of the A34 bypass, turning around at the Whitehall roundabout and returning to finish. The course has only a little undulation for PB hunters!


This race is ran on fully closed roads. The course has been measured and is certified to be an accurate 10K course | course number 16/228.

 

About Alderley Park

Where world leading science, innovation and stylish living come together to create a place like no other.

Part of Bruntwood SciTech, Alderley Park is currently undergoing £247m investment. A world leading science and technology campus, the Park offers more than 1m sq ft of high specification lab and workspace, a range of scientific services and an accelerator delivering a comprehensive programme of business support for start-ups and scale-ups.  It is also home to a vibrant and fast growing community of over 200 companies. 

The newly re-developed 150,000 sq ft ‘Glasshouse’, opened in February 2020, offers high specification, collaborative workspace to tech companies and forward thinking, innovative businesses.

Find out more about Glasshouse here

 

RACE HQ: The Conference Centre, Alderley Park

Please head to the Alderley Park North Entrance situated on Congleton Road, SK10 4TG. There will be marshals directing you to parking in the Mereside carpark and race HQ will be at the Conference Centre. 

 

Join us at The Churchill Tree for post-race food and drinks

The Churchill Tree is a popular British pub with dining. Located within the historical grounds of Alderley Park, they offer a variety of food and drink in a warm, cosy setting. It is expected that they will be very busy on race day so we advise booking your table in advance.

Please click here to view the full menu or to book a table.

PRIZES 🏆

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 V80+ in 5-year increments plus the first U20 (one prize per individual, male and female). 

 

EVENT TRAVEL 🚲🚘🚂🚌 
Race HQ: Alderley Park, Congleton Road, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4TG

Bike
There are bike storage areas at Alderley Park, SK10 4TG.

Public Transport
The closest train stations/tram stop (on foot) to Race HQ is Alderley Edge, which is a 2-mile walk away (or warm up). Wilmslow train station is 4.5 miles from Race HQ.

Car and parking facilities
Where possible please car share 🚗 to ease congestion, traffic and help save the environment 🌍!

There is ample FREE parking within Alderley Park, please follow the directions of the marshals when you arrive. The race booklet will have the instructions on what to do on arrival to Alderley Park. 

 

RESULTS
Results are available immediately on Nifty entries, CLICK HERE to take a look at all Run North West race results. 

If you enter your mobile number in your race entry sign up, you will receive a text message as you cross the finish line with your results. 

 

OFFICIAL RACE CHARITY
Our official race charity partner is Millie's Trust 🦒❤

Millie's Trust was created by the parents of Millie Thompson who tragically passed away in a choking incident in October 2012.

Their Charitable Aim
The advancement of health and saving of lives by providing education and training in First Aid

"As parents of a child ourselves we believe that everyone should have access to First Aid Training no matter what their situation in life is. We aim to make First Aid training readily available for minimal costs and in as many places as possible."
Joanne and Dan Thompson


 

KIDS FUN RUN (APPROX. 1 MILE)

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Our chosen charity is Millie’s Trust 🦒❤. 100% of the proceeds from the Family Fun Run, will go to the charity!

Close to the 10K start location, just inside Alderley Park North entrance and close to parking/race HQ. The whole fun run is on traffic free paths inside Alderley Park and will begin just after the main race at 9:30am.


Entries are £7.50 per person and include a Family Fun Run medal to all finishers. Family Fun Run numbers are collection on the day only.

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.

Entries are limited so enter now to avoid disappointment! 

If you would like to take part in further fundraising for this Millie's Trust, you can ask family and friends to sponsor your run. Please CLICK HERE to download the sponsorship form and bring this, along with any sponsorship donations, with you to the Fun Run desk on the morning of the race. 

 

ECO WATER 🥤
In a conscious effort to reduce our carbon footprint ♻ and do our bit to save the planet 🌍, we have introduced a bring your own water bottle (pre-filled) to place at the finish area for the end of the race. Completely optional, but every person who brings their own bottle of water is helping to save the planet one small step at a time.

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 51% recycled plastic and are 100% recyclable.

 

RACE HQ/EVENT PARTNER 🏢
With thanks to Alderley Park for hosting the Race HQ

 

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FAQ'S
please click HERE to take a look at our Event FAQ's.

EVENT SAFETY INFORMATION
please click HERE to take a look at our Event Safety Information.