Chorley 10k 2020: Here is everything you need to know about this year's charity race

After a sold out first year in 2019, the second Chorley 10k and Chorley Family Run 2k will take place on Sunday. May 10, 2020.

Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 5:00 pm
The Chorley 10k route

The event, organised by Chorley Council in association with Fylde Coast Runners, will see participants run for a charity of their own choice, with last year's event seeing over 1000 people take part for good causes.

Last year saw whole families running together and with participants donning a range of running gear, including spangled leggings.

This years event is set to be even more popular than last year, which sold out in a matter of weeks.

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Here's everything we know about this year's event:

What time do this year's races start?

This year's event takes place between 9.30am and 12.30pm on Sunday, May 10, 2020, with the Family Fun Run set to start at 9.30am and the 10k event set to for a 10,30am start.

Are there age restrictions for each race?

You must be at least 4 years-old to take part in the Family Fun Run race, while runners wanting to tackle the 10k must be over 15 years-old.

Will participants receive a medal, and be chip timed?

Every runner will receive a medal and the race will be chip timed.

How much does it cost to take part?

Registration is now open for this year's events.

10k entry will cost £16.50pp or £14.50pp for UK Athletics/ARC Runners, while the Family Fun Run will cost £6pp.

Where will the race start?

The run is set to start and finish on Market Street in Chorley town centre - runners will complete two laps of a traffic free route and will even have the opportunity to take in the beautiful scenery of Astley Park and the historic Astley Hall.

You can sign up and find out more at checkoutchorley.com/chorley10k