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37th Annual Preston 10 Mile Road Race
The annual Preston 10 Mile Road Race is a major event in the Preston Harriers year and in 2018 it takes place on November 18.
This well-established and popular race first run in 1981 has brought large fields of over 550 runners to Hutton in mid-November.
In 2018 it will once again incorporate the Lancashire AA 10 Mile Road Championship.
The fast flat course attracts many runners looking for a PB. It starts at Tolsey Drive, close to Hutton Grammar School, and follows a UKA measured two-lap course to finish at the race HQ, Hutton Grammar School.
The 2017 race took place in sunny, still and cold conditions, ideal for distance running. Runners came from all over Lancashire and Merseyside and beyond. From 670 entries (a 45% increase on the previous year) there were 565 finishers and the race was won by Karl Darcy of Bolton United Harriers in 51:24. Second was David Rigby of Salford Harriers in 53:13. First woman was Preston Harrier’s Olympian Helen Clitheroe who took 18th place overall in 59:38. Lancashire County champions were David Rigby and Helen Clitheroe.
This year’s sponsors include Pete Bland Sports, Tesco and Eyesentials opticians.
The race has chip timing with a medal and technical race T-shirt to all finishers.
This year the prizes for:
1st – 3rd Men, 1st MU20, MV40, MV45, MV50, MV55, MV60, MV65 and MV70
1st – 3rd Ladies, 1st WU20, WV35, WV40, WV45, WV50, WV55, WV60, WV65
Teams 1st Men and Ladies Team (3 to count)
will be vouchers from one of the race sponsors, Pete Bland Sports.
Eyesentials opticians will also once again be providing other prizes.
The prize list may be amended depending upon race entries.
The 2018 event takes place on Sunday November 18th at 10am.
Venue: Hutton Grammar School, Hutton, Preston, PR4 5SN
Free parking, mobile catering and Pete Bland Sports shop onsite.
Entry Fee: £16 for affiliated club runners. Unattached runners £18.
Entries on the day only available if entry limit not reached, £2 extra.
Enter by August 31st into go into a prize draw.
Entry online only at: www.bookitzone.com/preston_harriers/GY2FFX
Further information: www.prestonharriers.co.uk
Everyone at Preston Harriers looks forward to welcoming you to our race in November whether you are a first time entrant or returning runner.