The Pike & Back Half Marathon
(The Old Bolton Hill Half Marathon)
Sunday 22nd March 2020 9:30AM
£26/£28 Sunday 22nd March 2020 9:30AM
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On the day entry if available +£2
All finishers receive a bespoke medal, goody bag and free unlimited photo downloads.
Chip timing including Pike split timing (half way)
Prizes for Top 3 Male/Female
Award to all Vet M/F winners 35/40/45/50/55/60/65/70/75
James Kevan - Horwich RMI Harriers 1:22:06 - 2017
Claire Cooper - Keighley & Craven Runners - 1:38:28 - 2019
Registration on the Day Opens at 08:00 AM .
Moss Bank Park , Moss Lane , Smithills, Bolton BL1 6NQ
Race HQ is at the Start/Finish Line
Toilets are Located at Race HQ (Portable Toilets)
Collect your chip & race number on the day from Race HQ
Moss Bank Park has 2 free car parks,
you are advised to park in car park 2 although both car parks are equal distance to Race HQ.
If you are driving please enter the car park from Moss Bank Way A58
then follow signs to car park 2 or 1 along Moss Lane
Click the Map Above to View Route
One of the toughest half marathons in the UK although suitable for all abilities
with a generous 4 hour time limit
the route takes you up Winter Hill then along to Rivington Pike, which you run up and over, then back along the same route
(out and back Half Marathon)
The Route will be fully marked and supported it is an out and back course with 50% country road and 50% trail.
There are feed stations at 4 mile,6,7 and 9 Mile stocked with cup water, High 5 Electrolyte, Haribo and jelly babies.
Some roads along the route have very light traffic so please take extra care on these
and keep to pavements when available remembering to give way to other pedestrians.
There is a timing point at Rivington Pike to ensure all runners go over the top!