If you enter the race prior to November 15th, your first name will be printed on your race number and this will be posted out to you along with your electronic chip and race information pack.
If you enter the race between November 15th and November 22nd, your race number will be posted out to you along with your electronic chip and race information pack. (no name will be printed)
If you enter the race after November 22nd, you will need to pick up your race number, electronic chip and race information pack, on the day from Registration Enquiries. This will be open between 8:30am and 9:45am.
For those entering before Novembe 22nd, if your number and chip do not arrive in the post by 11 December, notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will cancel your original number and provide a replacement at Registration on race day.
On-line entries close at noon on Sat 14th December (unless the race limit of 1,500 has been reached before then) and there will be no entries on the day.
In common with the vast majority of races we do not offer refunds or deferrals.
We appreciate that some runners will get injured in the build up to the race so we allow numbers to be transferred up to and including 5th November. Requests received after this date will not be permitted. (Note: Anyone who runs under someone else’s number will be disqualified and banned from future events) To transfer please get in touch with us using the contact form
The majority of the course is run on tarmac and pavement and so road shoes are recommended. There are however approx 1.5 mile of gravel roads which may require some better grip if the weather takes a turn for the worse. Please use your judgment closer to race day when choosing your footwear.
You must be 18yrs old on race day.
Our Famous Stockport 10 Goody Bag
A custom-designed finishers medal
Refreshments on the course and at the finish
Our technical t-shirt with its unique design (thanks to ‘Like A River’ design agency)
Chip timing thanks to Crazy Legs Events
Pre and Post race commentary by charity fundraiser, local businessman and Stockport Harrier Barry Thompson.
A warm welcome and supportive marshals
Once the entry limit has been reached we will add any further entrants to a waiting list. We will allow any runner who enters the race but is then unable to compete, to swap their number with a person on the waiting list, up to and including 6th December.
Please check out our travel page for detailed information
At the Woodbank Stadium you can use the Changing Rooms, Toilets and Showers
Yes at the Woodbank Stadium
Yes there are 2 water stations
There will be refreshments, including Hot Drinks and Hot food (post race) available in the clubhouse and from approved vendors around the stadium.
Please remember that the route is not traffic free. There are numerous marshals on the course but they do not have powers to stop traffic. Please watch out for cars!
As per UK Athletics rules and for health and safety reasons iPods, MP3 players or equivalents will not be allowed in this race. Any runner seen contravening this rule will be immediately disqualified.
As with all runners, you will need to determine whether the conditions on the day are suitable for you, but welcome VI runners and you identify yourself as such, will give a free entry to your qualified Guide Runner
This year’s charity is the Stockport Foodbank. The Foodbank provides three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to them in crisis from 6 centres around Stockport. They are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. You can help by bringing along a tin of food, e.g. fish, puddings, UHT milk, pasta, etc. on race day.
We encourage spectators and there is plenty of Parkland to explore whilst you are waiting for the runners to return. There are even points where you can cut through from the park and watch the runners on the course at various points. Alternatively bring deck chairs, rugs, cameras & a smile. Why not bring your club tent or gazebo along – there is plenty of room. There will be hot/cold drinks and food available, along with various snacks from the tuck shop.
We will have photographers around the course and in the start/finish arena. The photographs will be available on various websites following the event, we publish the links as soon as they become available