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Wigan 3k 2023

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Wigan 3k
Wednesday 17 May 2023

£14.99 Adults | £10.00 Children

This is a 3k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

Key Information

Date: Wednesday 17 May 2023

Time: 19:00

Adults: £14.99
Children: £10.00
Young Adults: £14.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: Haigh Woodland Park, Haigh, Wigan, WN2 1PE View map

Distance: 3k

Course information

Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.

The course is an out and back single lap 3k, starting in front of Haigh Hall.  The majority if the course is on an tarmac path, however on the outbound stretch the path is a down hill gradient, which means the return stretch is up hill to the finish.

Meeting point

The event site, start and finish are located in front of Haigh Hall.

Arriving by Car : Follow signs for Haigh Hall , not Haigh Country Park. Follow the B5239, Haigh Road until you reach the Balcarres Arms (1 Copperas Lane, WN2 1PA)  here you will need to follow the road to the left hand side of the pub named Copperas Lane, follow the road for  2 miles until you reach Haigh Hall Car Park  (this is the second car park on your left) 

Car parking is at a cost of £3 and can be paid using cash or card. 

From Wigan, there are buses to Wigan Road and it's a short 5 min walk down the canal to the Park

Dogs allowed
Not suitable for pushchairs
Not wheelchair accessible
No bag drop
No showers

Due to the terrain of the course, and the incline on the route we have deemed this event not suitable for wheelchair users. Please read the course information section regarding the terrain and uphill sections to decide whether you feel this is a suitable course for you.

Carers are welcome free of charge. If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, please contact our Supporter Hotline on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at raceforlife@cancer.org.uk.

Spectating:  The event site is in front of Haigh Hall on an area of this is on hard standing, flat, tarmacked ground with some fine gravel. The journey from the car park to the event site is downhill on a tarmac path

Supporter / spectator access

We are delighted to welcome spectators to Race for Life so please do bring your family and friends along to cheer you on and support you on the day.

Please bring a filled water bottle with you to your event as we're proactively managing our impact on the environment. We will be removing single-use plastic bottles.