Anderton Boat Lift 10k & 1 Mile Fun Run

Sunday 17th May 2020 - POSTPONED

anderton boat lift 10k and fun run 2020


Fun Run £5 - 10AM

10k £18/£20 -10:30AM

This event sold out in 2018/2019

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Please collect your race number and chip on the day.

Bespoke boat lift medal to all finishers & goody bag.

Free unlimited photo downloads.

Chip timing.

Live results.


Top 3 Male/Female

Vet M/F 35/40/45/50/55/60/65/70/75

Team Prizes: top 3 to count

Course Records


Gary Bailey - 36:37 - Pudsey & Bramley - 2019


Dominique Searle - Northwich RC - 42:56 - 2018


anderton boat lift 10k and 1 mile fun run



Follow signs from the main car park, entry is free to the Boat Lift Grounds

Anderton Boat Lift Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6FW


 Sunday from 8am in the Boat Lift Grounds (in the big marquee).

Food & drink is available to purchase at registration and in the Boat Lift Cafe.

Toilets are available inside the boat lift main building, near registration.

Car Parking

Car parking is available on a pay and display system in the main boat lift  car park


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Starting & finishing  at the Boat Lift which sits in a spectacular location between the River Weaver and the Trent & Mersey Canal.


Runners & their families have free access to the site and are able to take advantage of its shop the Tree Top Coffee Shop, exhibition area and play area.

This event is a must do on the run calendar.

The route uses the trails of the Country Park and starts & finishes in the grounds of the boat lift.

The route is mainly undulating trails.

(Please note only assistance dogs are allowed in the boat lift grounds)

2 x feed stations along the route.


anderton boat lift 10k and 1 mile fun run anderton cheshire uk


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Boat Lift Information

 Visitors can experience how it feels to be magically transported

through the Lift by this piece of high Victorian engineering.

Alternatively, guests can opt for a special boat trip and learn about the unique industrial heritage of Northwich,

a town that has made its living on salt for more than 2000 years.

Throughout the year, the Anderton Boat Lift offers regular boat trips for which there is a charge. 

For the boat trip booking is advisable on 01606 786 777.

The Anderton Boat Lift is owned by the Canal and River Trust

and was restored in 2002 after a £7 million restoration made possible due to a

substantial grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The Anderton Boat Lift and the Coffee Shop is open from 9.30am to 4pm during weekdays

and until 5.30pm on weekends, school holidays and Bank Holidays. 

Off-peak Winter hours apply later in the year. For more information visit

Costs for the River Trip and Boat Lift Trip are as follows:

9.30am - 5.30pm, across the whole Bank Holiday weekend - from Good Friday, 25 March to Easter Monday, 28 March.

There is no charge for children under 5 years old and the adult charge only applies to children over 15-years old.

River Trip

Adults £5.00

Children      £4.00

Concessions   £4.50

Family £14.00

(either 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)

The River Trip takes 40 minutes and includes a commentary on the unique industrial heritage of Northwich.

Boat Lift Trip

Adults     £8.00

Children   £6.00

Concessions   £7.00

Family £22.00

(either 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)

This Trip takes approximately 40 minutes during which visitors are transported through the Lift and given a commentary.

Combined Ticket

Adults £12.50

(River and Lift)

Children   £9.00

Concessions   £11.00

Family £34.50

(either 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)

Special ‘Top of the World’ Tours

These hour-long tours are only available on a selected number of days

and allow visitors to go on a guided tour on to the Boat Lift itself, including to the very top of the structure

  Please contact the booking office for more information on 01606 786 777.

Booking for the River trip and Lift Trip is advised by calling the booking line on 01606 786 777.

The ‘Top of the World Tour’ is not advisable for anyone with a fear of heights.

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