Race Information

3-1-5 Health Club

Where can I park?

3-1-5 Health Club car park or Lancaster Park & Ride.

Please note there is a 2.2m height barrier at the entrance of the centre car park. There is no height restriction at the Park & Ride.


Where is the race start?

On the riverside path behind the Holiday Inn.


When do I get my race number?

Pick up at race HQ in 3-1-5 Health Club from 9.30 am on race day.

For Santa Dash pickup will be from 8.30am.


Do you accept entries on the day?

Yes, inside the race HQ in 3-1-5 Health Club from 9.30 am on race day

For Santa Dash entries on the day from 8.30am.


Will there be start zones?
We are not expecting to use start zones.


What are the rules for the event?

This race has been measured and certified permitted under UKA Rules.


Will there be mile or km markers?
There will be mile markers, every mile.


How old do I need to be to run?

5k minimum age: 11 or over on race day

10km minimum age: 15 or over on race day.

10 mile minimumage: 17 or over on race day

Half Marathon minimum age: 17 or over on race day.

20 mile minimum age: 18 or over on race day.

Marathon minimum age: 18 or over on race day.


Is there a baggage store?

There are lockers at 3-1-5, but you will need to have your own padlock.


Where are the toilets?
Toilets are available at 3-1-5.


How far apart are the drinks stations?
Drinks stations are at approximately 3 mile intervals along the route.


What else will be available on the course?

Marshals from local community groups will be on the course directing you along the route.


Can I run in Fancy Dress?
Yes we welcome runners in fancy dress. Please take care with your choice of fancy dress as roads and cycleways are NOT closed to the public.

Can I wear an iPod or music player?
It is not recommended. For your own safety you need to be aware of what is around you, and to be able to take instructions from marshals.


I can't run - What is your refund policy? Can I transfer my number?

Unfortunately, there is a no refund policy and we are unable to transfer numbers.

What if I am ill, injured or unfit before the race?
We recommend that you do not run if you feel ill, injured or have not trained for this event. If in doubt, consult your doctor.


When will the results be available?
Initial results will be available soon after the event

Finalised results will be posted with Run Britain approximately 48 hours after the finish.


Where can I stay in Lancaster?

The Lancaster Holiday Inn and The Premier Inn Lancaster are situated near this event. There are many other hotels, B&Bs, caravan and campsites in and around Lancaster.



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