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Race Day Instructions
We are very excited for our new spring edition of our super popular Quarry Bank Trail Race next Wednesday! This race is SOLD OUT and if you need to view the start list you can do so here.
The race is a 1-lap course and approximately 4.5-miles long within the National Trust grounds of Quarry Bank Mill and the surrounding village. The course starts and finishes in the main courtyard at Quarry Bank Mill, and consists of undulating terrain, trail, grass, tarmac, gravel and steps (make sure you save some energy in the legs for those!).
The race is licenced by TRA race permit number: 4418
NUMBERSNumbers are now available for advanced collection from our Wilmslow store (SK9 1HG free parking) and also available to collect on the day at Race HQ. On the day instructions/the Race Booklet were emailed to entrants on the 21st of April and you can also view them here.
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. Please enter ASAP to avoid disappointment. Transfers are possible by clicking the link on your confirmation email or logging into your nifty entries (our system providers) account.
ENTRY FEESIncluding a bespoke medal to all finishers
The route is a 1-lap course and approximately 4.5-miles long and consists of undulating terrain, starting and finishing in the main courtyard at Quarry Bank Mill. The course consists of trail, grass, tarmac, gravel and steps (make sure you save some energy in the legs for those!). We would advise wearing trail shoes.
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 🚲🚘🚂🚌 Event location: Quarry Bank Mill, National Trust, SK9 4LA.BikeThere are bike storage areas at Quarry Bank Mill, National Trust, SK9 4LA.Public TransportThe closest train stations/tram stop (on foot) to Race HQ is Styal (0.5 miles) and Wilmslow (1.9 miles).Car and parking facilitiesWhere possible please car share 🚗 to ease congestion, traffic and help save the environment 🌍!There is ample FREE parking within Quarry Bank Mill, please follow the directions of the marshals when you arrive. The race booklet will have the instructions on what to do on arrival to Quarry Bank Mill.
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 CHARITYThis Year Run North West are proud to support Quarry Bank Mill at this year’s race, £1 from every entry will go to Quarry Bank Mill.
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 Quarry Bank, National Trust 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.