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Race Information – Cheshire Half Marathon




Address: Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY

(If using the app What3Words, use the words ///briefer.delusions.stocked for exact event village location)

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Public Announcement

It is with deep sadness we learn of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II.
We at RunThrough would like to send our deepest condolences to the Royal Family, and know the news of this death will be felt widely amongst our runners, volunteers, employees and wider community.
We would like to invite all runners and spectators to join us in a minutes applause prior to the start of the race as a sign of respect for the Queen and her Family.
We also encourage runners to wear black for your race this weekend. Black arm bands, ribbons or kit are all encouraged during this sad time.


Race Pack Collection


All entries will be assigned a number at registration.
To collect your number, make your way down to the collection desks on Sunday Morning.
It will take around 15 minutes to collect your number, so please arrive early.

You will only need one number attached to the front of your shirt.

Your timing chip will be attached to the bottom of your race bib and needs to be attached to your shoe as per the instructions on the back of the chip. Please make sure you keep your number on at all times during the race.

At the finish, you can dispose of your chip (we do not need to collect them back).

Collection Times:

7:30 -8:30am


When you receive your race packs, please take a couple of minutes to fill out the brief runner Information form which can be found printed on the back of your bib. This will help us greatly in case of an emergency!


Race Start

The race will have a joint warm up in the event village, 15minutes prior to the race start time.
After the warm up, estimated finish times will be called to the starting pen where our marshals will guide you into a start formation.


During the Race

There will be marshals all around the course as well as markers for each mile.

The Course follows flat closed country roads around Siddington and Lower Withington.

The race will start and finish in the grounds of the beautiful Capesthorne Hall.



After the race

Do NOT stop within the finish area. Please continue through the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.
There will be sealed ACTIPH water bottles at the finish for each runner to collect along with your medal, Love Corn, and Bounce protein ball which will be laid out on tables for you to help yourself.


Spectators are more than welcome to come along and support runners.



There will be portable toilets available within the event village. If you live locally we recommend using toilets at home.



Please bring your own water to the event to avoid congestion on the course. There will be water stations at the 5k, 10k and 16k points on course and at the finish line. We recommend staying hydrated in the lead up to the event.



 There will be an informal bag drop area within the event village for runners to use.
Your baggage tag is attached to your race number, you simply tear it off and attach to your bag. To collect, show your number to the baggage tent staff and they will help you find your baggage.


Results will be available on after the race.



We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race, which will be made available on our Photos page after the race.


​​Social Media

For updates leading up to the race, please check out our on Twitter @runthroughuk use the hashtag #Runthroughuk in the build-up to the race.

Share your training, pre and post race pictures with us using #cheshirehalf and by following us on Facebook and Instagram.

If you want to talk all things running before and after the event join our RunThroughUKChat group on Facebook.

If you #RunThroughUK on Instagram with your race day collages, the best ones will feature on our page!




RT Kit

Powered by RunThrough, RT Kit provides the level of quality and style in its running clothing that you’d expect from a brand that has become synonymous with running over the last decade.

If you have purchased an item of RT Kit with your race entry, please head to the RT Kit stall on the day of your race with your email order confirmation and we will have your item ready for collection!



If you have purchased an event T-shirt with your race entry, please head to the RT Kit stall on the day of your race, with your  bib and we will have your item ready for collection!
If you’ve not pre-ordered a T-shirt, but would like to purchase one, these will be made available on our kit website after the event.


Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY

(If using the app What3Words, use the words ///briefer.delusions.stocked for exact event village location)

By Car

15 miles south of Manchester down the A34 and a short distance past the east-west A537 Knutsford to Macclesfield Road

30 miles east of Chester. Turn right from the A537 on to the A34

20 miles north of Stoke on Trent off the A34

There is plenty of car parking on site. Please make sure that you arrive before 8am if planning to arrive by car so that our team can get everyone parked up quickly and efficiently.

By Rail

5 miles to Macclesfield and just 2 hours from London Euston

5 miles to Wilmslow where the Express to London Euston takes just 2 hours and five minutes

15 miles to Crewe and extensive national rail connections

We look forward to seeing you there!
The Cheshire Half and RunThrough Team 🙂