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Run North West are delighted to return with the Alderley Park Summer Trail Race!
The race is a 2-lap course over 4.5 miles within the hidden grounds of Alderley Park, taking in the impressive lake, the working farm and the beauty of the grounds. The race is on both trail, woodlands and sections of road. Whether you’re training for a new challenge or looking for a sociable jog in the fresh countryside air, join us and enjoy a trail race through the hidden grounds of Alderley Park.
The race is licenced by TRA.
FEES - INCLUDING A TECHNICAL RON HILL FINISHER T SHIRT
Unattached - £14.00
Club Attached - £12.00
🌟 HIGHLIGHTS 🌟⏱ Chip timing👕 Technical finisher T-shirt🥤 Drinks at the finish🏥 First aid🚽 Toilets🎒 FREE baggage storage📸 FREE to download race photos🚘 FREE parking within Alderley Park
CLOSING DATEWe 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. Transfers to another person free of charge are possible via your original entry email confirmation or your nifty entries (our system provider) account. Any monies changing hand would be a direct agreement between yourselves. PLEASE DO NOT run in another participants number, please complete the race transfer correctly as in the event of an emergancy we would have the wrong runners emergancy contact details and medical information.
The race is a 2-lap course over 5-miles within the hidden grounds of Alderley Park, taking in the impressive lake, the working farm and the beauty of the grounds. The race is on both trail, woodlands and sections of road. Road or trail shoes are suitable for the course, we would advise trail shoes if the days leading up to the race have been extremely wet.Whether you’re training for a new challenge or looking for a sociable jog in the fresh countryside air, join us and enjoy a trail race through the hidden grounds of Alderley Park.
PRIZES 🏆Presentations will take place after the race as soon as the results have been verified, prizes are from gun 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).
On the day instructions and details about the facilities at Race HQ will be sent by email in the 3 weeks leading up to the race, along with details about number collection. To reduce the amount of paper and postage we use, race numbers will NOT be posted out and the race booklet will be electronic – sent by email and also available on our event website.
Please dress appropriately for trail running through the countryside. Dependent on the weather parts of the course may be muddy with exposed tree roots and other trip hazards potentially on show. Normal running trainers or trail shoes are suitable for the route.
Join us at The Churchill Tree for post-race food and drinks
We’re excited that Run North West will have an exclusive area for runners where the pub will provide a delicious runners menu. You will be able to choose from a combination of salads, burgers and kebabs.
The courtyard area under the stretch tent, will be available from 7:45pm until late exclusively for runners of the race.
If you would like to experience the full menu, it is advised to book a table.
Set within Alderley Park, The Churchill Tree is a short stroll from Glasshouse. See you there!
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
Arriving at Glasshouse, Alderley Park
Please head to the Alderley Park North Entrance situated on Congleton Road, SK10 4TG. There will be marshalls directing you to Glasshouse from here. You can find a map of how to get to Glasshouse here
EVENT TRAVEL 🚲🚘🚂🚌 Event location: Alderley Park, Congleton Road, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4TGBikeThere are bike storage areas at Alderley Park, SK10 4TG.Public TransportThe 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 facilitiesWhere 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.
RESULTSResults 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 CHARITYA contribution from each entry goes directly to Alderley Park's chosen charity.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
FAQ'Splease click HERE to take a look at our Event FAQ's.
EVENT SAFETY INFORMATIONplease click HERE to take a look at our Event Safety Information.