City of Preston 10K to go ahead after 2020’s cancellation

Posted on - 4th September, 2021 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Recreation, What's On in Preston
City of Preston 10k 2019

The SPAR City of Preston 10K, the only race where you can run through the heart of Preston City Centre, is returning after a year off due to Covid.


The event will take place on Sunday, 26 September.

All finishers will receive a commemorative SPAR City of Preston 10K medal, and all runners will receive a t-shirt.

The race will be marshalled and on closed roads, and there are route markers every 1km.

Runners at a previous City of Preston 10k Pic: Paul Melling
Runners at a previous City of Preston 10k Pic: Paul Melling

To join the event, click here. It’s £23 for standard entry and £21 for club runners.

The day before, Saturday 25 September, will see the ‘Bee in the Park Preston’ event take place.

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In Partnership with Wellbeing Through Sport, the event hopes to teach families to #BeeActiveBeeHealthyBeeHappy.

Participants will receive an information leaflet with questions focused on eating, exercise and mental health. The answers will be provided, posted along the trail every 50 yards.

At the end of the trail everyone receives a special pack full of sponsor vouchers and goodies, along with a well-done medal.

Plan for the Wellbeing Through Sport Activities:

10.10 – 10.30: Shark Attack (Emotional Awareness)
10.50 – 11.10: Captain Dodgeball (Assertiveness)
11.30 – 11.50: Sit down volleyball (humour)
12.30 – 12.50: Dodgeball (Emotional Awareness)
13.10 – 13.30: Domes and Dishes (Conflict Resolution)

Schedule for Jag Tag:

10.20 – 10.40
11.00 – 11.20
11.40 – 12.00
12.40 – 13.00
13.20 – 13.40

The event is free- to book, click here.

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Will you be attending either of the events? Let us know in the comments below.

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