Sports Tours International, organisers of the Matalan Merseyside 10K, are giving first time 10k runners or those new to the sport the opportunity to enter October’s race for just £10. The event gives competitors the chance to compete in an iconic setting, with the 10k run entirely within the grounds of Aintree Racecourse, home to the famous Grand National.
Since it was established four years ago (it was formerly known as the Grand 10K at Aintree) this event has become a popular fixture in the North West race calendar.
The race, organised for Sunday 2 October, moves through the iconic racecourse and takes in some of the most famous names in British horseracing including The Chair and Becher's Brook as well as travelling along the Melling Road.
2015 saw Tesfaye Debele top a field of 700 to cross the line in 31:58, with Salford Harriers’ Adam Slodowicz in second (34:07) and Paul Sankey third (34:11). The women’s competition welcomed a new champion in Liverpool Pembroke Sefton’s Kirsty Longley (37:08), with Vicky Unsworth second (40:36) and Sarah Carroll third (42:42).
To take advantage of the discounted price, just enter the code 10kfor10 when registering. More information is available here.