Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10K

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09/01/2010 at 14:55

is the postal closing date of 5th Jan right?

it was May last year. if so i guess i missed the boat. mind not helped that i kept looking on the event website for it, which just has not been updated at all since last years pics were put on. 

09/01/2010 at 17:08

Just go for it Bats. Can't see them rejecting a postal entry unless it's full.

It was good last year as we went up for 3 days, & we spent the Sat at the Pleasure Beach.

It's one for all abilities too. Think I beat something like 522 people! Good atmosphere with a live radio show & commentary.

Have you actually done any running in the past month!!?? When are you next going to Heaton? I'm getting drawn to the Woodbank park one too. Nice to have a change.

09/01/2010 at 17:13

i will, be the end of the month though.

zero running for almost 4 weeks. kiddywinks over xmas now the snow not happy lol. 

not sure when back at heaton. hopefully in 2 weeks time

09/01/2010 at 17:26
Try not to do any training at all until the next Heaton, then I may have a chance of beating you.....I wasn't far off your time at "The Best"!!!!!!!
09/01/2010 at 17:28
and remember, even that day i set a new pb lol
09/01/2010 at 17:54
Me too. We were both on form that day.....but from now on, you eat my dust....
09/01/2010 at 17:56
well you need to get out of my dust trail 1st to see where you're going lol
09/01/2010 at 18:17
Will we ever see dust's just snow snow snow....
27/02/2010 at 16:15

they finally updated the website and sorted the postal closing date.

 got my entry in now

27/02/2010 at 21:45

done this race twice and to me it is the best race in Blackpool 

bats good luck

I am doing Leeds half that day

28/02/2010 at 02:51
cheers Dinda. enjoyed it on my previos occasion too, just taken me too long to get back to it.
02/03/2010 at 11:30
This will be my first 10K. Really looking forward to it. Anyone else on here doing this one?
02/03/2010 at 14:18

I've just decided to do this. What are the conditions/benefits of entering as a team? So you can see how well you do on average compared with other teams and see where you are in the finishing positions?

Also it says normal entries are £9.50 but online entry is £11?

Edited: 02/03/2010 at 14:19
02/03/2010 at 15:30

 Welcome Wellyman.

Hi Alex. runnersworld add on a cut for themselves (in most cases its £1.50).

i think what the organisers have done though is make it so its £11 overall through here by taking the hit themselves and keeping it £11 for post enteries so everyone pays the same. 

02/03/2010 at 17:07
Thanks a lot.
22/03/2010 at 12:16

7 weeks to go, this will be my 10th Blackpool 10k!!  PB I hope

Anyone know of any good 5k's between now and then???

17/04/2010 at 11:26
I've found the new thread now! There are some 5ks in Manchester, if you're near there. I'm doing one on May 3rd in Wythenshawe Park.
18/04/2010 at 11:21
just entered this one had a bad time a blackpool marathon  but only 7 weeks traning !!!
18/04/2010 at 17:09

Have done the illuminations 10k before - is this the same route??

18/04/2010 at 18:09
no not same people who put fun run on this goes south from the hilton and back again finishing on middle walk
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