Running Archives - East Cheshire Hospice

Chase The Sun 5k/10k

Get involved in this beautiful 5k/10k event set in one of the UK’s most historic estates, that offers stunning scenery and a fantastic day out, including restaurants, cafes, kids playgrounds and many other attractions.

You will run through beautiful scenery, deer parkland is graced by the epic 19th Century Manor. The event is a closed race, making it safe and without interruption.

Click the link below to register via our partners Run For Charity.

Register for Chase the Sun 5k/10k 

View all Chase the Sun dates.

 

 

Run Alton Towers 5k/10k/Half Marathon

Come and join us at the UK’s biggest Theme Park, Alton Towers, on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2024 for the 5k, 10k & Half Marathon event around the park.

Starting and finishing within Alton Towers Theme Park this is an event for the entire family. Open to all abilities, you can take on a chip timed 5k, 10k or Half Marathon to earn yourself a unique themed medal before enjoying the incredible rides at the park.

*FREE ride access after the race is included in your entry!

Mimimum Age – 15

Register/view all dates – 5k/10k/Half Marathon options available

 

Delamere Trails 10K/Half Marathon/Marathon

We are excited to introduce to you this brand new 10k, Half Marathon and Marathon around Delamere forest!

Delamere Forest South-West of Manchester, is a shady oasis in the midst of the agricultural landscape of the Cheshire Plain, and an ideal setting for a trails race accessible for all.

Sections of the race will take you deep into the forest, around the Blakemere Moss, along the Sandstone Trail, and up Old Pale Hill for panoramic views of the Cheshire countryside. With stunning scenery and a team of enthusiastic marshals, the Delamere trail races are perfect for both seasoned athletes and first timers!

Register for Delamere Trails 10K/Half Marathon/Marathon on Sunday 3rd November.

 

Cheshire Half Marathon

The Cheshire Half is one of the fastest half marathon courses in the North West of England! The Cheshire Half Marathon will be held at Capesthorne Hall for a road closed route. This Run Britain/UKA licensed, officially measured Cheshire Half Marathon distance road race offers the perfect opportunity for runners of all abilities to get a chip timed personal best over 13.1

Capesthorne Hall is a place of enormous character, charm and interest.

Register for Cheshire Half Marathon on Sunday 8th September

Inflatable 5K Cheshire

Sign up via our charity partners Run for Charity and get ready to bounce your way through The World’s BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

This event is taking place at on Saturday 3rd, August 2024, and it’s going to be BIGGER, BOUNCIER, and BETTER than ever before!

The excitement has been pumped up to the MAX, you’ll be jumping, sliding, and bouncing your way to the finish line like never before.

So grab your friends, lace up your trainers, and get ready for the ultimate inflatable adventure!

Register for Inflatable 5k on Saturday 3rd August

Other options available, please contact events@echospice.org.uk for more information.

Great Manchester Run 2024

The AJ Bell Great Manchester Run is the city’s original and best-loved running event – over 99% of runners say they’d recommend it to a friend. And in true Mancunian style, it’s a party from start to finish, with a high-energy soundtrack, live music and entertainment zones at every turn – plus, some of the loudest and most enthusiastic local support we’ve seen anywhere in the UK. However, it’s also a testament to the strength and generous spirit of this incredible city, with thousands of charity runners taking on the challenge of a 10k or half marathon each year to raise millions for charity.

If you would like to run for East Cheshire Hospice, you still can! Simply register at www.greatrun.org and once signed up, get in touch and we will support you with your fundraising.

It costs £9,632 to keep the Hospice running for 1 day, so every penny that you can raise is important. You may never know exactly how your support will help but you can be assured that the impact your support will have on local families who can benefit from the Hospice services at one of the most difficult and emotional times will be huge and ever so appreciated.

Thousands of people of all abilities will be taking part in this 2024 event… Will you be one of them?

If you have any questions at all please contact our events team on events@echospice.org.uk or call 01625 433477.

Expired: Bartletts Farndon 10K

Sun 26 Sep 2021 – Farndon

 

A fantastic rural Cheshire course with a full road closure. The course is scenic, well marshalled and last year provided many runners with Personal Bests. The race incorporates the most up to date integrated chip-timing, free parking, free to download photographs and amazing bespoke medals. This race is hugely popular with some of the fastest runners in the region as well as those testing themselves over the distance for the first time and everyone is welcome.

 

This Covid-19 secure race will have a waved start and you will be set off in a group based on your predicted finishing time.

 

Race numbers and chips will be posted and race instructions will be emailed approx 7 days before race day.

 

 

There will not be a drink station at the midway point.  Runners requiring drinks must provide their own in accordance with the new Run Britain guidelines.

 

For a full list of the Run Britain guidelines to make races Covid-19 secure please click this link

 

There is a £100.00 prize for 1st place, £50.00 for 2nd & £25.00 for 3rd open male and female. There are prizes for 1st place in veteran categories. There is also a prize for the 1st male and female teams. Entrants must be 16 and over on race day.

 

Take on this 10k challenge whilst raising those vital funds for the East Cheshire Hospice.

 

It costs £7,500 to keep the Hospice running for 1 day, so every penny that you can raise is important. You may never know exactly how your support will help but you can be assured that the impact your support will have on local families who can benefit from the Hospice services at one of the most difficult and emotional times will be huge and ever so appreciated.

 

Sign up now and support East Cheshire Hospice…

 

If you have any questions at all please contact the Challenge Coordinator Bethan Wade on bwade@echospice.org.uk or call 01625 665691.

 

Expired: London Marathon

The London Marathon is one of the world’s most iconic and elite marathons. Famous for bringing in participants from far and wide of all ages, genders and backgrounds to unite in this one moment.

There are many different way to sign up to the London Marathon –

  • Ballot Entry
  • Good For Age Entry
  • British Athletics Club Entry
  • Wheelchair Entry
  • Visually Impaired Runners

… Just to name a few. For more information head over to the London Marathon ‘How To Enter’ Page by clicking here to follow the link.

Once signed up to the event you will be supported by the London Marathon team on training and fitness advice, you will be provided with a training and nutrition plan. Accommodation information, road closures on the day of the event, spectator information, purchasing the correct gear for yourself and so much more.

In addition, the team here at the East Cheshire Hospice will guide you through your fundraising journey and offer any tips and advice to maximise your sponsorship potential.

Ballot Entry for 2021 is only available for a short time, so if you miss 2021 keep your eye out for 2022!


It costs £7,500 to keep the Hospice running for 1 day, so every penny that you can raise is important. You may never know exactly how your support will help but you can be assured that the impact your support will have on local families who can benefit from the Hospice services at one of the most difficult and emotional times will be huge and ever so appreciated.

If you have any questions at all please contact the Challenge Coordinator Bethan Wade on bwade@echospice.org.uk or call 01625 665691.

Workout Livestream

Get some serious gains!

If you’re muscle mad or a fitness freak, why not livestream your workouts and share your exercise expertise in exchange for donations? Or, if you want to set yourself a fitness or muscle building target, you could livestream your workouts and share your progress while encouraging people to donate.

 How do I get started?

 Start by setting up your Just Giving page here and follow the simple step-by-step process to creating your fundraising page. Make sure to fill in the details about your challenge, set yourself a fundraising target, add a link to your livestream or channel and share your page with friends and family on social media, email, WhatsApp, text… and away you go! You can even livestream directly from your JustGiving page so everything is in once place.

 

Work out whilst raising vital funds for East Cheshire Hospice.

 

It costs £7,500 to keep the Hospice running for 1 day, so every penny that you can raise is important. You may never know exactly how your support will help but you can be assured that the impact your support will have on local families who can benefit from the Hospice services at one of the most difficult and emotional times will be huge and ever so appreciated.

If you would like any advice or if you have any questions at all please contact fundraising@echospice.org.uk or call 01625 433477