Run Aintree 5K

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The Run Aintree 5k is just one of many Liverpool 5k races that both experienced and beginner runners can take part in. The 5k (3 miles) distance is ideal for anyone that would like a taste of their first race or for experienced runners who want to put their speed and agility to the test. Better still, it’s a fantastic opportunity to raise money for a brilliant cause, helping Alder Hey Children’s Charity to continue to do its amazing work for children all over the UK. The Run Aintree 5k is a fantastic race to get involved with and this year, it’s taking place in October to kickstart the autumn/winter running season! Put your fitness to the test around the world-famous Aintree racecourse and if you complete the race, receive a fantastic themed medal! This is a flat race that circuits the racecourse – its flat and quick nature means it’s also perfect to put those PB’s to the test! So whether you love to run and want a challenge or have been training for your first ever Aintree 5k – click here and enter the next Run Aintree 5k today!

Raising Money for Alder Hey

If you have entered the run Aintree 5K and would like to raise some money for Alder Hey Children’s Charity to accompany your running efforts, that would be fantastic! Our website features a whole host of information about how to run for charity including setting up a JustGiving page so that the money raised is transferred directly to Alder Hey as well as how to raise the money (clue: it involves social media and a lot of help from close family and friends!). Completing the Aintree racecourse 5K challenge is a fantastic achievement for any runner, so why not accompany that success with a donation for a fantastic Liverpool charity? Go on, you know you want to! If you have any questions about how to get involved with raising money for Alder Hey Children’s Charity then please don’t hesitate to get in touch by giving us a call or shooting over a quick email!

Training for the Aintree 5K

If you are an experienced runner then you’re probably at the level of fitness that doesn’t require much training for a 5K run in Liverpool, but, experienced or not, it’s always worth running the distance before the race so you know you’re definitely up for the job! Whether you’re chasing a time or are simply out to enjoy the Aintree 5K in the iconic location, remember it’s the taking part that really counts! If you are training for your first 5K race remember to build up your miles slowly to avoid injury. On the day, stay well hydrated and be sure to have breakfast beforehand for fuel (think porridge or a bagel and peanut butter). Ensure you wear proper running shoes that are going to provide support for your feet and ankles and dress in lightweight clothing – there will be a bag drop available on the day of the race for coats, jackets and backpacks so it’s worth packing a few extra snacks to refuel after the run! Have a fantastic race!

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