Elite Entry

Criteria for Elite Entry:

Trafford 10K
 Male Female
5K sub 14:40 mins sub 16:30 mins
10K sub 30:00 mins sub 34 mins


Alderley Edge bypass 10K | Wilmslow Summer 10K | Knutsford 10K |  Wilmslow Festive 10K
Male Female
5K sub 14:55 mins sub 17:00 mins
10K sub 31:00 mins sub 35:30 mins

If you qualify for one of our free elite entries please contact run@runnorthwest.co.uk with details (plus a link to the result/Power of 10) of where/when you achieved the qualifying time listed above within the last 24-months.

Top 3 prizes at all of our 10k events, with top 5 prizes at Trafford 10k.

In order to reward and encourage a strong elite field of runners to our events, please find below the following incentives:

Course Time Bonus - £250 Cash, Winner Only

Race Male Female
Wilmslow Summer/Festive 28:49 (Jonny Mellor) 32:38 (Samantha Harrison)
Alderley Edge Bypass 30:30  33:00 
Trafford 10K 28:27 (Kadar Omar) 30:55 (Samantha Harrison)
Knutsford 10K 28:53 (Adam Craig) 32:30


Additional Time Bonus Structure: (for all 10K road races - which will be rewarded in addition to the winners prizes and course record bonus)

Men Ladies Additional Bonus
Sub 29:00 Sub 32:00 £100
Sub 28:30 Sub 31:30 £100
Sub 28:00 Sub 31:00 £250





Plus, if your time at a Run North West Race is ranked No 1 at the end of 2022 on Power of 10 we will give an additional £500 cash bonus!

We always wish to encourage a strong field at the our races, so if a 10K race has sold out but you are under one of these qualifying times then please contact run@runnorthwest.co.uk and we will be able to offer you a place at the normal entry fee:

 Male Female
10K sub 33-mins sub 37-mins