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Altrincham 10k: Route, road closures, food and drink discounts

Thousands are expected to take part in the third Altrincham 10k, which returns to the town this Sunday, September 17th.

Thousands are expected to take part in the third Altrincham 10k, which returns to the town this Sunday, September 17th.

The race, which is open to runners of all abilities, starts and finishes in the town centre.

The finish line will again be on Moss Lane in the town centre

Runners will receive an official chip timed result, free race photos, a brand new themed medal - these marathon medals are a good example - and plenty of post race snacks and refreshments.

Altrincham 10K road closures

The event will start at 9.30am and there will be road closures in place between 6am and 12pm on the day.

The roads affected include:

  • Stamford New Road (6am-12pm)
  • Railway Street, The Downs, St Johns Road and Ashley Road (9am-9.40am)
  • Hale Road (9am-10.15am)
  • Shay Lane (9.10am-10.30am)
  • Roaring Gate Lane (9.10am-10.45am)
  • Whitecarr Lane and Clay Lane (9.15am-10.55am)
  • Grove Lane (9.15am-11.15am)
  • Moss Lane (9.20am-11.30am)

The Altrincham 10K route

It will once again start close to Evuna on Stamford New Road, before heading up Railway Street, The Downs, St John's Road and then all the way up Hale Road into Hale Barns.

From there, runners will turn left into Shay Lane and then on to Roaring Gate Lane and Whitecarr Lane, before the route hits Hale and Timperley with Clay Lane and Grove Lane.

The last stretch sees runners turn on to Moss Lane, with the finishing line just over the Moss Lane Bridge close to the junction with Stamford New Road.

Here’s the full route on a map:

The Altrincham 10K route map

Food and drink discounts and offers

The event village is located on Cross Street and will open from 7.30am on the day.

Many of the town’s cafes and coffee shops will be opening early including California Coffee & Wine, Oxford Road Cafe, West Beverly and The Cheshire Tap.

Altrincham BID has coordinated many of the town’s businesses to offer special deals and discounts for visitors to the town centre on Sunday.

Here's the full rundown of participating businesses:

The Altrincham 10K is again being organised by RunThrough.

Co-founder Ben Green said: “We are delighted to be returning to Altrincham for a third consecutive year and building on the success of the previous year’s events to become a regular fixture of the Altrincham event scene.

"We are extremely grateful to Trafford Council for their support and collaboration, enabling us to put on what is set to be a fantastic event. We can’t wait to welcome all of the runners who will be taking part no matter if this will be their first or fiftieth time running a 10k.”

Cllr Cath Hynes, Trafford Council’s Executive Member for Leisure, Arts, Culture and Heritage, added: “We’re always happy to work with partners like RunThrough. The Altrincham 10k will be a fantastic event to watch but even better to take part in. It will be a great way to keep fit and challenge yourself, and runners can also raise money for a great cause at the same time.”

The Christie Charity will be the official charity partner for this year's race.