Race day

We look forward to welcoming you to Merchant Taylors’ School.

Click here to find this year’s detailed race information including the route map.

Timetable of eventsRace day instructionsOther activities
11.45amUnder 15s Boys & Girls3.9km
12.15pmUnder 12s Girls2.6km
12.35pmUnder 12s Boys2.6km
12.55pmUnder 10s Girls 1.3km
1.10pmUnder 10s Boys 1.3km
1.30pmUnder 7s Girls 850m
1.40pmUnder 7s Boys 850m
2.00pmPresentation of junior trophies
3.00pmMoor Park 10k
4.15pmPresentation of 10k trophies
There will be aerobic warm-ups before each race.

Please arrive in good time for your race (at least 30-45 minutes) in order to park, attend the warm up session and also ensure your timing chip is securely attached to your running shoe.


Getting to Merchant Taylors' School
Your runner number and timing chip
Medical information
Changing facilities and baggage storage
Team Village
Lost property

There will be lots of other things going on at Merchant Taylors’ School on Race Day:

    • Fun fair
    • Bouncy castles
    • Games and competitions
    • Face painter
    • Refreshments


The sports massage service will be available during the afternoon. We are grateful to volunteers from the LJMC Complementary Therapy team and The Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Clinic who are providing this service this year. Runners can book a slot in anticipation of their finishing time. There is a nominal charge for this service and all proceeds will go to the LJMC.