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If you are in the Liverpool area and want to take on a 10K challenge, then why not fundraise for a fantastic cause at the same time? 10K runs in Liverpool span the perfect distance for beginners looking to really challenge themselves and regular runners looking to see if they get a personal best time. No matter your previous running experience, there is no feeling more rewarding than completing a running challenge having raised money for a children’s charity. A Liverpool 10k can take many different forms; from off-road running to routes that form directly through the city centre. Whatever your preference, there are plenty of 10k races in Liverpool to choose from. 

10k Races in Liverpool

Here are some of the best 10k races in Liverpool for your diary!

Liverpool Spring 10K

The John West Liverpool spring 10k is a fantastic race and challenge for all abilities and takes place in Liverpool’s city centre. The next Liverpool Spring 10k will take place on 3rd May 2020 and entries are now open, you can register for your place here. Entrants to the race must be 15 or over and a single early admission is £24 (+ booking fee). If you are already a member of a Liverpool running club that is affiliated with the Liverpool Spring 10k, then you will receive a £2 discount on your entry.

10k Tunnel Run Liverpool

This is a famous Liverpool 10k whose route takes runners through the historical Mersey tunnel and out the other side, making it a regular 10k, with a twist. This 10k challenge is iconic to Liverpool and therefore perfect as your race of choice when it comes to fundraising for Alder Hey. The next Mersey tunnel Liverpool 10K is taking place on Sunday 19th April 2020 and entries are now open. You can find full race information including entry costs and the exact route the race takes on the BTR Liverpool website. Whether you’re an experienced runner that has taken on this race many times or fancy trying something with a new route, try the Mersey tunnel Liverpool 10K. 

Raising money for Alder Hey

If you would like to run a 10k race and raise money for Alder Hey at the same time, then there are a few simple steps that you need to follow. Simply choose the Liverpool 10k that you’d like to take part in and then set up a donations page such as JustGivingVirgin Money Giving or My Donate - they all automatically transfer the money you've raised to us after your event. Share details of the event on your social channels and ask friends and family to kindly donate; this will make the whole challenge worthwhile! Whether you’re fundraising as a team or running solo, take part in a Liverpool 10k today!

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