2017 Race Info

Lymm Runners & The High Legh Community Association
Welcome you to the 10th High Legh 10k Race
11am on SUNDAY 5th March

High Legh 10K participant With an enviable reputation for being a friendly, welcoming event, the 2017 High Legh 10K – or Robert Moffat Memorial Race to give its official title, is set to be as brilliant as ever.

For all participants of the 10th High Legh 10K, your Race Briefing Notes are here: 2017 Runners Briefing

The 2017 Race Rules contain important information about safety, organisation and prize categories.

Organised as a partnership between Lymm Runners and the High Legh Community Association the High Legh 10K is a truly community based event organised by running club members and residents of High Legh Parish.
2017 keeps the fabulous HL10k Technical T-Shirt for every finisher, the chip timing by StuWeb, our great marshalling and organisation, a well-stocked goody bag and a genuine warm welcome to all participants.High Legh 10K - Just Before Race Start

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(link to Runner’s World reviews)

Don’t just take our word for it, check out a sample of reviews on Runner’s World.

“Small friendly race, well organised with a scenic route and good facilities for runners and spectators.”

“Excellent in all aspects. Second year for me and looking forward to next year already! Smashed my PB so very chuffed!”

“A community spirited, professionally organised, 10k country lane road race”

Friendly & Welcoming

HL10KCFThe Robert Moffat Memorial Race has a fantastic reputation as being friendly to runners of all abilities as well as spectators. And although 5th March might be a bit chilly, you can be sure of a warm welcome from the whole of High Legh.

The race starts and finishes near the primary school in High Legh. The school is our race HQ; race registration, baggage drop, loos, First Aid and irresistible home-made refreshments will be available from the PTA. No wonder the race has a friendly, community feel!

Training For The HL10K

High Legh 10K Race finisherPreparing to take part in any 10K requires adequate training. There are serious risks in trying to run hard without that training. Lymm Runners offer plenty of training opportunities to support runners of all abilities wanting to take part in the High Legh 10K.

In addition to the strength and speedwork session on a Tuesday evening, we offer longer, slower runs on a Sunday morning, and  various club road runs on Thursday evening to accommodate runners of various abilities. We also organise HL10K-specific training!


10K Beginner’s Course  finishHugs

Designed for new runners – or those returning after a longer break, our Beginners’ Course starts on 6th January 2017. The course provides 8 weeks of structured training to gradually increase your fitness and distance in the lead-up to the event. It also provides loads of encouragement, is led by registered coaches and leaders, and is a great way to meet other like-minded runners.  It’s a fantastic opportunity to launch your running year!
Further details are on Lymm Runners website.


Run-The-Route Sessions

The first 1Km of the Robert Moffat Memorial 10K Race takes runners through the quiet estate of High Legh (including the road named Robert Moffat). It then follows generally flat leafy Cheshire lanes with only a few rolling sections. You can view the full route on  MapMyRun.

The final 1 Km follows the B5159 until the final turn, for the finish line at the village school.

Run-the-route led by Lymm RunnersLymm Runners organise two free run-the-route sessions. These sessions will cater for runners of different abilities. So no matter what speed you are looking to achieve on race day you can have a guided tour of the route and will know exactly where you’ll be running on the day.

Run-the-route groups will  start from the school after a briefing. All are welcome – but please DO NOT PARK IN RENSHERDS CLOSE!  Instead, if you travel by car, please park considerately in Wrenshot Lane or in the Village Hall car park (5 minutes walk away – and parking is free).