Bolton Hill Marathon

Saturday 10th June 2017, 9:30am Start

£32 Affiliated £34 Unaffiliated. No Entries on the Day.

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About The Race 

One of the toughest in the UK although suitable for all abilities with a generous 8 hour time limit

the Bolton Hill Marathon route follows some of the most beautiful trails and Country Roads on the West Pennine Moors

taking you up and over Winter Hill, past White Coppice

and along the famous Anglezarke Reservoir,

 past Rivington Pike and Barn and through Barrow Bridge village.

Terms & Conditions of Entry 

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All Finishers will receive a Bespoke Medal and Cotton T Shirt

1st Male £100 Cash , 2nd Male £50 and 3rd £25 + Award +Free Entry to 2018
1st Female £100 Cash , 2nd Female £50 and 3rd £25 = Award = Free Entry to 2018
Bottle of wine to 1st Vet Male/Female 35/40/45/50/55/60/65/70

Course Records 


Charlie  Sharpe

Spectrum Striders




Caitlin Rice

Glossopdale Harriers



Oldest Finisher (69)

Paul Sedgwick

Burnden Road Runners



Race HQ 

Moss Bank Park, Moss Lane,

Moss Bank Way,

Bolton. BL1 6NQ

 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.

Race HQ will be open from 7:00 am and will close at 18:00pm,

it will be stocked with water for all runners before and after your run.

Hot and cold Refreshments will be available to purchase from the park cafe on the day. 

  Moss Bank Park is a beautiful Park with many attractions to keep spectators amused while you run such as a huge children's play area,

kiddies fun fair rides, tennis courts, ice cream shop, miniature railway and gardens

(please see Moss Bank Park website for opening times).

Please be aware that the park gets extremely busy during the day so please be courteous to all members of the public.


The route has changed from 2015 and is 50% Country road and 50% Trail,

It is advisable to carry a map of the course although it will be fully marked.

The course is hilly with a total ascent of 3700 feet. 

It is a lolypop course which starts and finishes in Moss Bank Park.

There are 8 feed stations at 4 Mile,  7.5 mile ,9 miles, 12 miles, 14 mile ,17 mile, 18.5 mile and 22 mile.

All feed stations are stocked with cup water and with High5 energy gels, Electrolyte, Haribo and Jelly Babies.

Some roads along the route have very light traffic so please take extra care

on these roads and keep to the pavements when available remembering to give way to all pedestrians.

Maps (click to print PDF)

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Toilets & Changing   

Public toilets are located 200 meters from Race HQ

in addition portable toilets will be available,

please be respectful of the local environment and members of the public if you need to go around the course.

Changing facilities is available near Race HQ.

Bag Drop 

It is recommended you leave belongings and valuables in locked cars

however there will be a small area to leave baggage, bags will be left at your own risk as the area is not always supervised!

Runners Information 

Please collect your race number and chip at race HQ on the day.

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Stansfield Sports Injury Clinic are pleased to announce they will be providing Sports Massage on race day.

Stansfield Sports Injury Clinic have been working with elite athletes and endurance runners for a number of years.

We provide exceptional hands on treatment and service to all clients new and old.

Clients include Wigan Warriors Rugby League Team, England Rugby League Team,

Olympic Runners and a range of endurance athletes including the Marathon King himself Steve “Iceman” Edwards.

Stansfield Sports Injury Clinic will be on hand to assist all runners before and after the Marathon.

Treatments are between 7:30am - 09:15am and again at 1pm - 4:15pm.
There will be a team of highly skilled Sports Therapists offering Sports Massage,

Rocktape Kinesiology Taping and Injury Advice.

If you have any existing niggles, we are there to help advise you on how best to manage it during the run.
All money raised will be donated to The National Autistic Society.
Sports Massage - 5 minute slots - £5
15 minute slots - £10 and 25 minute slots £15
 Rocktape Kinesiology taping - £5
 If you would like to book your treatment before the day, please contact telephone 01204 770308

or email