Cross Country - Runcorn Town Park
The Runcorn Town Park course is varied and contains the famous 'ski slope' which runners tackle twice. The course is underlating and can get muddy in places, there are two laps. The race is hosted by us. The base for the race is the Brookvale Sports Centre, address:
How to get there
From Warrington take the M56 and exit at J11,
Take the A56 which morphs into the A533 by the O2 centre, go over the M56 to a large roundabout,
Go straight across the roundabout to Murdishaw Avenue (second turning),
Pass Halton Arms Pub on right, at next mini roundabout turn left into Barnfield Avenue (passing Halton Haven Hospice on left).
The Brookvale Sports Centre is on the left.
Note: Due to the ongoing road works in connection with the Mersey Gateway bridge works please be aware that parts of the A533 are closed.
From Runcorn Bridge
Because of the Mersey Gateway bridge works there are ongoing closures on the A533 expressway around Runcorn.
The Central Expressway (southbound) is partially closed.
You can either take the B5155 link road or go via the Weston Point Expressway.
Either way get to Southern Expressway and continue and exit for Brookvale EAST (don't exit for ski slope, continue to end of expressway)
At large roundabout bear left into Murdishaw Avenue (sports centre signed from here)
At the next roundabout take the first left into Barnfield Avenue. Brookvale leisure centre is on the left.
For all routes
Please visit the link below to check your route and allow additional time for your journey.
Brookvale Sports Centre to Start
Access to the start of the course will be from Brookvale Sports Centre via the exit for the Astroturf pitches and through the two gates that lead to Stockham Lane until footpath on right-hand side (opposite Woodfalls Farm). This is about a 10 minute walk/5 mins jog.
Parking is at the sports centre.
There are toilets and changing/showering facilities at the the sports centre.
Results and Sandwiches
Results and Sandwiches will be at the sports centre. Runners are requested to remove muddy footwear before entering the sports centre.
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