Wilmslow Festive 10K 2023
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The race is now SOLD OUT and we can't wait to see you all on the start line! If you still want to earn the 2023 medal to add to your collection you can enter our Virtual Race HERE.
The 2024 race will go on sale on Sunday 26th November (race day) at 11am and will be on an early bird deal for 48 hours.
The Wilmslow Festive 10K is our traditional festive curtain raiser, helping to kick start the festive season – whether you are chasing an end of year PB or looking forward to the festive fancy dress. This race sells out in advance every year!
Starting in the town centre of Wilmslow this one lap course is perfect for fast times ran on scenic country roads, before finishing on Mobberley Road/Sandy Lane.
Event Postcode: SK9 1BU
The race is licenced by UKA.
Pacers from 35-75 mins
(now every 2.5 minutes from 35 - 70!)
Bespoke medal to all finishers
Optional Commemorative Technical Finishers T-Shirt
Post Race Snack
Drinks Station (Halfway Point & Finish)
FREE to Download High Res Images
FREE Parking at Race HQ
FREE Baggage Storage
The course offers a town centre start with the fantastic atmosphere you would expect in a town centre, passing through the leafy residential streets of Wilmslow followed by the perfect mix of flat running and countryside scenery. The lightening quick first 5K sets you up perfectly for a personal best attempt. Save some strength for just one hill within the 8th kilometre!
This race is ran on fully closed roads. The course has been measured and is certified to be an accurate 10K course | course number 18/563.
We will close entries as soon as we reach our limit or on Midnight the night before the race.
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.
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. 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.
Transfers & Virtual Race
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 at the top of this page which will take you to the Nifty Entries page. Then click 'Transfer Entry' and follow the instructions.
*Please do NOT give your number to someone else.
There are bike storage areas at Everybody Leisure, Wilmslow SK9 1BU.
The closest train station/tram stop (on foot) to Race HQ is Wilmslow. Across the road from Race HQ and 0.2 miles from the start line.
Car and Parking facilities
Event Postcode: SK9 1HG.
Where possible please car share 🚗 to ease congestion, traffic and help save the environment 🌍!
There is ample FREE parking within Wilmslow Town Centre on Sunday’s. The race booklet will have the details of the parking we have secured for the event, or recommended parking areas
Official Race Charities
Our official race charity partners are The Christie Charity and Cash for Kids Mission Christmas.
The Christie charity provides enhanced services over and above what the NHS funds. Make every mile count by fundraising for them, for more information or to sign up, click yes to the charity in your registration and they will be in touch.
The Christie have been one of our official charity partners since 2017, since then you have helped us raise £97,575.00 (figure correct October 2022).