Delamere Spartans Manley Village Run

Monday 6th May 2019

Event Details

Manley Spring Fair 6th May 2019– Delamere Spartan 10000 Race

Race  Venue: The race is to be run as part of the Manley Spring Fair and will start and finish at:

Manley Village Hall, Tarvin Road, Manley, Cheshire WA6 9EL.

Manley Fair Information:

Visit Manley Spring Fair on Facebook to see what’s on offer at this well established local May Fair which has taken place in Manley for over 20 years. The monies raised from the fair go towards funding the local churches, Village schools and various other local community groups and clubs.  This year the main attractions at the fair will be a Falconry Display, a climbing wall, a Chainsaw Sculpter, the Dog Show, Football competition between the local village schools, a magic show, Face Painting,  an inflatable obstacle course, Maypole Dancing, a Jazz Band from Helsby High School, plus food will be served in the Village Hall from the BBQ.  There will be many traditional games such as ’Splat the Rat’, ‘Beat the Buzzer’, a coconut shy and many more.  There will also be stalls selling goods such as local apple juices, cheeses, fudge, Locally made pies, plants, cakes, greetings cards and wood crafts plus much more. There is something for all ages.

Entrance to the Fair is £5 ( race competitors get Free entry ) and FREE to accompanied children. Car Parking is FREE. 

Race Start Times:

  • Children’s Race: 11:30 am – free entry on the day for a short race on closed roads starting and finishing at the Village Hall. All runners will receive a medal
  • Main Race 12:30 pm

Race to be run under UKA rules and insurance with Race Permit from the Trail Runners Association.

Last date for entry –4th May

Car Parking – Please follow signage for Runners Parking

Race Route Description:

One thousand men, women and children of Manley Parish have sent a signal… A call for an army of 150 runners to be assembled. We call upon the finest running clubs of the north west and local lone wolves to stand side-by-side with Sparta and serve a deadly blow to all of Persia…

Over one million footsteps will pound the roughened earth of Delamere Forest. One certainty: there is no certainty…

Your destiny awaits you at Manley spring fair!

Join the Spartans for a 10k trail run within Delamere Forest. Brave runners will race from Manley Village Hall for approximately half a mile on the surface we call r**d, before entering the forest and onto fast fireroad and technical trails on a marked route that will take you into the depths of Sparta before returning via the same r**d and back to the fair where a warriors reward awaits.

Note: The route is a technical run and should only be undertaken by those used to running off road on uneven surfaces.

Participants – open to Club runners and those with experience/confidence to run Trail

Race will be timed – Timing will be from the gun only and results will be published as soon as possible after the event

Race categories – Male, Female and Local Resident Male and Female

Prizes – 1st, 2nd and 3rd  in M and F category. 1st in M & F for local resident - living within Manley and adjoining parishes and not being a member of a Running Club.

  • All Adult runners to receive a bottle of locally produced beer
  • All children to receive a medal 

Entry Costs:

  • Children's Race: FREE Entry
  • Adult Race £10 ( or £8 for those that are a member of a UKA affiliated Club)

Refreshments: A bottle of water for each runner. 

Marshall's – Any offers of help will be gratefully received – please contact –

Race contact details:   Race Director: Tim Holloway

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Mon 06 May 2019
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