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Preston Interclub Road Race

This is a closed race, and part of the Inter Club Road Grand Prix races series between 7 local athletics clubs – Preston H, Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC, Chorley A & TC, Lytham St Annes RRC, Red Rose RR, Thornton Cleveleys RC & Wesham RR & AC.  Each club hosts a midweek race from April to September. The race distance is usually 4 – 5 miles.

The minimum age to compete in this race is age 15 on race day.

Date          14th June 2023

Time          7.30pm

Venue        Preston Sports Club, West Cliff Ground, South Meadow Lane, Preston, PR1 8JP

Distance    4 Miles

Entry Fee   None - For Inter Club Members Only

Kit              Club vest or T shirt and allocated number for the series must be worn. No headphones permitted. 

 

Venue

Preston Sports Club is the headquarters for the Preston Inter Club Road Race. Toilets are available here, as well as on the park. A buffet will be held at the venue after the race.

Facilities
Toilet and changing facilities are at the venue. This year, the public toilets on the park, next to the café, will also remain open until 7.30pm.

 

Parking

Please refer to runners' instructions which includes important information on road closures and parking restrictions this year due to the flood defence works. An additional traffic diversion will also be in operation - please check the runners' instructions for  an updated traffic-map of the area. 

 

Race Route

The course for 2023 is the same as last year around Avenham and Miller Parks and a circular route on paths out of the parks including the old tram road. However, the course has been extended this year to 4 miles beyond the previous finishing position on Derby Walk, with the new finish line being near to the bandstand. Please refer to race map.

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