SPAR City of Preston 10K race: When is it, where will it start and what is the route?

More than 1,000 runners are expected to hit the streets next month for the SPAR City of Preston 10K.

The SPAR City of Preston 10K is being delivered by SPAR in association with James Hall & Co. Ltd and delivered by health charity Running Bee Foundation.
The SPAR City of Preston 10K is being delivered by SPAR in association with James Hall & Co. Ltd and delivered by health charity Running Bee Foundation.

The buzzing event delivered by health charity Running Bee Foundation will take place on Sunday, September 25, starting and finishing in the historic Flag Market where the athletes’ village will be located.

People of all ages can also take part in MyFirst™ Mile by completing one mile, whether they run, walk or jog.

SPAR is sponsoring the event for the second time in association with James Hall & Co. Ltd.

The SPAR City of Preston 10K is being delivered by SPAR in association with James Hall & Co. Ltd and delivered by health charity Running Bee Foundation.

Steve Kenny, the Running Bee Foundation lead, said: “We are incredibly excited for the SPAR City of Preston 10K. This year has been a welcome return to normality for our running programme and events calendar, including our popular Preston race which is back in its September slot.

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“We believe we have planned the best SPAR City of Preston 10K yet in terms of overall package, and it is one where entire families can participate in either by running or spectating to get into the spirit of the occasion.

“The support SPAR has shown for the race again is gratefully received by everyone at the Running Bee Foundation and we look forward to delivering a fantastic event in partnership with the team at James Hall & Co. Ltd under this iconic brand.”

The SPAR City of Preston 10K is being delivered by SPAR in association with James Hall & Co. Ltd and delivered by health charity Running Bee Foundation.

All finishers will receive a commemorative medal and T-shirt, and the race includes official chip timing, route markers at every kilometre, and a fully marshalled route taking in Preston’s picturesque Avenham Park.

To register and find out more about the event, visit https://www.runningbeefoundation.co.uk/