All races which take place in the North West of England, UK are listed within this category. Races are listed (below) in date order – though events which have already taken place are not included in this list. The North West of England includes the following counties: Cumbria, Lancashire, Mersey, Greater Manchester and Cheshire.

North West Races on a Map

South Manchester parkrun @ Platt Fields Park every Saturday at 9am

Take part in the South Manchester parkrun @ Platt Fields Park every Saturday at 9am!

parkruns are always raced over 5 kilometers (5K) and take place weekly, on Saturday mornings, at 9am.

It is completely free to take part in a parkrun event, though you must visit the parkrun website and register prior to taking […]

Woodbank parkrun @ Woodbank, Stockport every Saturday at 9am

Take part in the Woodbank parkrun @ Woodbank, Stockport every Saturday at 9am!

parkruns are always raced over 5 kilometers (5K) and take place weekly, on Saturday mornings, at 9am.

It is completely free to take part in a parkrun event, though you must visit the parkrun website and register prior to taking part.

These […]

Bramhall parkrun @ Bramhall, near Stockport every Saturday at 9am

Take part in the Bramhall parkrun @ Bramhall, near Stockport every Saturday at 9am!

parkruns are always raced over 5 kilometers (5K) and take place weekly, on Saturday mornings, at 9am.

It is completely free to take part in a parkrun event, though you must visit the parkrun website and register prior to taking part.

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Oldham parkrun @ Oldham every Saturday at 9am

Take part in the Oldham parkrun @ Oldham every Saturday at 9am!

parkruns are always raced over 5 kilometers (5K) and take place weekly, on Saturday mornings, at 9am.

It is completely free to take part in a parkrun event, though you must visit the parkrun website and register prior to taking part.

These events […]

Heaton parkrun @ Heaton Park, Manchester every Saturday at 9am

Take part in the Heaton parkrun @ Heaton Park, Manchester every Saturday at 9am!

parkruns are always raced over 5 kilometers (5K) and take place weekly, on Saturday mornings, at 9am.

It is completely free to take part in a parkrun event, though you must visit the parkrun website and register prior to taking part.

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Pennington Flash parkrun @ Pennington Flash Country Park, Leigh, Lancashire, UK, every Saturday at 9am

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The Pennington Flash parkrun is a fun, free event organised by volunteers for the benefit of everyone.

They take place every Saturday at 09:00

Liverpool Rock n Roll @ Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom on 25 May 2014

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Liverpool Rock n Roll @ Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom on 25 May 2014 […]

SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K Manchester @ Heaton Park, Manchester, United Kingdom on 20 July 2014

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The 2014 SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K Series is open to all ages and abilities. Whether you choose to run, walk or even push the buggy around the course we’d love it if you could get involved and help us raise money for Heart Research UK along the way.

At each event there will be […]

Merseyvend 5k Halewood free monthly race – AUGUST @ The Environment Centre, Okell Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom on 02 August 2014

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This is a fully licensed free to enter 5k race that is held on the first Saturday of each month at 10:00. It is a turn up, register and race. It has been going since 2012 is held over a superfast flat all tarmac course. It is a friendly set up suitable for all abilities […]

Big Fun Run 5k Liverpool @ Sefton Park, Liverpool, United Kingdom on 16 August 2014

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The Big Fun Runs are 5km untimed runs staged within scenic settings. The Big Fun Run series is strictly for FUN where it’s all about relaxed exercise. No times, no pressure, no sweat – just some easy moves and lots of laughs. The runs are suitable for all the family where you can accomplish your […]

EHM Festival of Run 2014 Half Marathon @ Victoria Park, Warrington , Cheshire, United Kingdom on 21 August 2014

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EHM Festival of Run 2014 Half Marathon @ Victoria Park, Warrington , Cheshire, United Kingdom on 21 August 2014 […]

The inov-8 Grand Tour of Skiddaw @ Lime House School, Holm Hill, Dalston, Carlisle, Cumbria, United Kingdom on 23 August 2014

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The inov-8 Grand Tour of Skiddaw is a 44 mile unmarked trail ultra race taking in the beautiful Northern Lake District with a climb up the mighty Skiddaw at the approximate halfway point, giving a total of 7136 feet of ascent. The route is almost entirely run on public footpaths and bridleways, starting and finishing […]

Big Fun Run 5k Manchester @ Wythenshawe Park, Manchester, United Kingdom on 24 August 2014

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The Big Fun Runs are 5km untimed runs staged within scenic settings. The Big Fun Run series is strictly for FUN where it’s all about relaxed exercise. No times, no pressure, no sweat – just some easy moves and lots of laughs. The runs are suitable for all the family where you can accomplish your […]

Merseyvend 5k Halewood free monthly race – SEPTEMBER @ The Environment Centre, Okell Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom on 06 September 2014

This is a free 5k race held on the first Saturday of each month at 10:00. It is held over a very fast flat tarmac course with PB potential and has been going since Jan 2012. It is suitable for all abilities from sub 15 minutes to those just wishing to test their fitness levels […]

The Cumbria Way Ultra @ The Gill, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom on 13 September 2014

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The Cumbria Way Ultra is an unmarked 73 mile trail ultra race which passes through the varied terrain of the beautiful Lake District, giving over 10,000 feet of ascent. The route follows the iconic trail which was first devised in the 1970s by local members of the Ramblers. The Cumbria Way Ultra provides a relatively […]

Big Fun Run 5k Newcastle @ Town Moor, Newcastle, Cumbria, United Kingdom on 14 September 2014

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The Big Fun Runs are 5km untimed runs staged within scenic settings. The Big Fun Run series is strictly for FUN where it’s all about relaxed exercise. No times, no pressure, no sweat – just some easy moves and lots of laughs. The runs are suitable for all the family where you can accomplish your […]

Hoylake 10k @ Hoylake Community Centre, Hoylake, Merseyside, United Kingdom on 14 September 2014

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The course is a mirror image from the start to the turn point (5km) and back to the finish. Outward leg is marked with green arrows and return leg with yellow arrows.

The run starts opposite Hoylake Community Centre, along the sea front North parade promenade (with majestic views), dropping onto the Meols embankment for […]

Big Fun Run 5k Birmingham @ Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom on 20 September 2014

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The Big Fun Runs are 5km untimed runs staged within scenic settings. The Big Fun Run series is strictly for FUN where it’s all about relaxed exercise. No times, no pressure, no sweat – just some easy moves and lots of laughs. The runs are suitable for all the family where you can accomplish your […]

Run or Dye @ Aintree Race Course, Liverpool, United Kingdom on 20 September 2014

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Run or Dye is the World’s Most Colorful 5K—your chance to have THE most colour-filled day of your life with family and friends!

EHM Festival of Run 2014 10k Road Race Challenge @ Victoria Park, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom on 21 September 2014

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EHM Festival of Run 2014 10k Road Race Challenge @ Victoria Park, Warrington , Cheshire, United Kingdom on 21 September 2014 […]

Born Survivor @ Capesthorne Hall, Manchester, North West, United Kingdom on 27 September 2014

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Born Survivor’s not your average trail run or obstacle event. It’s designed to be tough and testing and it may just break you. You’ll need to be physically fit and mentally prepared to cope with the challenges and endure the suffering. Expect mud, expect hills, expect water, but don’t expect gimmicks; this course is the […]

SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K Blackpool @ Stanley Park, Blackpool, United Kingdom on 28 September 2014

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The 2014 SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K Series is open to all ages and abilities. Whether you choose to run, walk or even push the buggy around the course we’d love it if you could get involved and help us raise money for Heart Research UK along the way.

At each event there will be […]

Macclesfield Half Marathon & 5K @ Macclesfield Leisure Centre, Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom on 28 September 2014

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One of the best organised and friendliest events you will ever come across! All proceeds from the race are donated to charity. In 2014 the main beneficiary is the East Cheshire Hospice. 2014 will be the 12th edition of the race. The race starts and finishes at Macclesfield Athletics Track and follows an undulating scenic […]

Merseyvend 5k Halewood free race October @ The Environment Centre, Okell Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom on 04 October 2014

This free to enter 5k race is held over a super fast tarmac course. It is run on the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 and has been going since 2012. It is suitable for all abilities. It has toilets . bottled water at the finish, prizes, parking. The course is a totally flat […]

Resolution 5/10/15k Run Warrington @ Victoria Park, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom on 05 October 2014

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Join us for this fabulous morning run in the beautiful Victoria Park, Warrington on 5th October 2014.

Whether you’re a novice runner or a seasoned runner, you can walk, jog or run the distance. The resolution run is for you.

Now in its second year, this event comes with some fantastic benefits including a free […]

Burnley Fire 10k @ Burnley Fire Station, Burnley, Lancashire, United Kingdom on 05 October 2014

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Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest Manchester @ Sport City, Manchester, United Kingdom on 01 November 2014

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Only the Fittest Will Survive!

Survival is back for Autumn 2014. Packing a colossal 10k urban assault course in each host city, the Survival series will see 25,000 participants take on these totally unique challenge events this year. Want to join them? Survival is for all comers: Men, women, teams and solo contenders. It’s as […]

Merseyvend 5k Halewood free race November @ The Environment Centre, Okell Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom on 01 November 2014

This is a free monthly race put on by Knowsley Harriers. It runs on an all tarmac flat course and had been going since 2012. It is a fast course suitable for all abilities. It offers parking, bottled water at the end, secure baggage storage, prizes for first male / female plus spot prizes, toilets […]

Merseyvend Halewood free 5k race December 2014 @ The Environment Centre, Okell Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom on 06 December 2014

This is a fully licensed free to enter 5k race which has been going since 2012. It is put on by Knowsley Harriers AC and is held over a superfast almost totally flat PB potential course which has seen some very fast times. It has prizes for first man / lady plus spot prize. bottled […]

Tatton Yule Yomp @ Egerton Youth Club, Knutsford, Cheshire, United Kingdom on 07 December 2014

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A great pre-Christmas event for all runners. The 10K is mostly off-road, set in Tatton Park, Knutsford. The 3K fun run, aimed at youngsters, is run round the playing fields at Egerton Youth Club on Mereheath Lane. The Junior’s cup race is a new event organized by Knutsford Harriers involving school and club teams.on Park.

Knowsley Harriers Merseyvend Festive 4 miler @ The Environment Centre, Okell Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom on 26 December 2014

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This race will be run over the infrequently raced distance nowadays of 4 miles. The course is an all tarmac one completely traffic free. It is flat for most of the route and with its long straight bits it has PB potential and fast times are expected.

Resolution 5/10/15k Run – Heaton Park, Manchester @ Heaton Park, Prestwich, Manchester, United Kingdom on 08 March 2015

Join us for this fabulous 5, 10 or 15k run in the stunning Heaton Park on Sunday 8th March at 11am.

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned runner, you can walk, jog or sprint the distance. Resolution runs are for everyone!

This event comes with some fantastic benefits:

A running vest or t-shirt Water […]

Resolution 5/10/15k Run – Delamere Forest, Cheshire @ Delamere Forest, Cheshire, United Kingdom on 15 March 2015

Join us for this fabulous 5, 10 or 15k run in the stunning Delamere Forest on Sunday 15th March at 11am.

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned runner, you can walk, jog or sprint the distance. Resolution runs are for everyone!

This event comes with some fantastic benefits:

A running vest or t-shirt Water […]

The Viper Series @ Delamere Forest, Cheshire, United Kingdom on 28 March 2015

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The Viper Series is 3 Trail Running Races in one! Viper 3.0 (3 hours), Viper 6.0 (6 hours) & Viper 9.0 (9 hours).

Viper 3.0 is a solo or team of 2 event with the aim to complete as many 5km laps as possible in 3 hours around our venomous trail! Every team must have […]

Resolution 5/10/15k Run – Stanley Park, Blackpool @ Stanley Park, West Park Drive, Blackpool, United Kingdom on 29 March 2015

Join us for this fabulous 5, 10 or 15k run in the stunning Stanley Park on Sunday 29th March at 11am.

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned runner, you can walk, jog or sprint the distance. Resolution runs are for everyone!

This event comes with some fantastic benefits:

A running vest or t-shirt Water […]

Bolton 10K 2015 @ Leverhulme Park Athletics Track, Bolton, Lancashire, United Kingdom on 26 April 2015

Course on roads around and within Leverhulme Park, incorporating a Grandstand start and finish. Please see website for more details

Brathay Windermere Marathon @ Brathay Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria, United Kingdom on 17 May 2015

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The marathon starts and finishes in the beautiful grounds of Brathay Hall, at the Northern end of Windermere, England’s largest Lake. Brathay Hall is the home of Brathay Trust, the national charity that inspires children and young people to engage positively in their communities, and the marathon is our flagship fundraising event.

The course takes […]

Cheshire Triathlon @ Snohill Swimming Pool and Barony Park Pavilion, Barony Road, Natwich, Cheshire, United Kingdom on 31 May 2015

The Cheshire Go Green Triathlon is set in Nantwich, South Cheshire, just 40 minutes from Liverpool, Birmingham or Manchester. The event has been enjoyed by thousands of competitors for 22 years now and is aimed at all abilities and fitness levels, from complete novice to club and pro triathlete, as well as charity and fun […]

Rock n Roll Liverpool Marathon @ Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, United Kingdom on 14 June 2015

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Experience the UK’s capital city of music with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon & Half Marathon on Sunday, June 14th, 2015! This unforgettable course will feature a scenic tour of the city centre, starting and finishing at the iconic waterfront, and passing many famous landmarks that showcase the city’s natural charm.

Rock n Roll Liverpool Half Marathon @ Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, United Kingdom on 14 June 2015

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Experience the UK’s capital city of music with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon & Half Marathon on Sunday, June 14th, 2015! This unforgettable course will feature a scenic tour of the city centre, starting and finishing at the iconic waterfront, and passing many famous landmarks that showcase the city’s natural charm. £30 until 31/12; […]

Asda Foundation Pennine Lancashire 10k @ Burnley, Lancashire, United Kingdom on 28 June 2015

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Now in its third year, our Asda Foundation Pennine Lancashire 10K boasts a beautiful route right through the heart of Burnley, taking in three of the town’s pretty parks; Rowley Park, Towneley Park and Thompson Park. The run grows in strength year on year, from 1,500 in 2013 to 2,500 in 2014. Join us now […]

Asda Foundation Pennine Lancashire 10K @ Burnley, Lancashire, United Kingdom on 28 June 2015

Now in its third year, our Asda Foundation Pennine Lancashire 10K boasts a beautiful route right through the heart of Burnley, taking in three of the town’s pretty parks; Rowley Park, Towneley Park and Thompson Park. The run grows in strength year on year, from 1,500 in 2013 to 2,500 in 2014. Join us now […]

Cotswolds Standard Triathlon @ Lake 62, Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, United Kingdom on 01 August 2015

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The swim will take place in the beautiful lakes of the Cotswolds. The event will be a deep-water start with swimmers taking part in the seeded waves. Once completing the swim, you will prepare for the cycle stage for a two-lap course around the Cotswolds taking in some fantastic scenery. The cycle course […]

North West Triathlon @ Snowhill Swimming Pool, Nantwich, Cheshire, United Kingdom on 13 September 2015

The North West Triathlon set in Nantwich, South Cheshire is just 40 minutes from Liverpool, Birmingham or Manchester. With 2 triathlons a year in Nantwich the events have welcomed thousands of competitors to partake in these triathlons aimed at all abilities, all levels of fitness, from complete novice to club and pro triathlete, as well […]