Run Chester Zoo 2021
£42.00 – £150.00
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Join us for the unique opportunity to run the Chester Zoo 10k on October 31st 2021 at Chester Zoo. 25% of each entry fee will go to Chester Zoo to help continue their fantastic conservation work across the globe!
The event will run through the Zoo for 1k before heading out onto the closed roads before finishing back inside the Zoo.
Chester Zoo is the most visited wildlife attraction in the UK and proudly named as the best zoo in the UK and third best in the world on TripAdvisor. You may recognise it from the Channel 4 documentary series “The Secret Life of the Zoo” which follows the animals and keepers daily antics at Chester Zoo.
Included in the entry is:
– FREE Chester Zoo Entry (RRP. £24)
– Unique Themed Medal
– Official Chip Timed Results
– Goodie Bag
PLEASE NOTE: Fancy dress and face paint will not be permitted due to the risk of frightening animals within the zoo.
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The Zoo is well signposted on the main roads around Chester; just follow the motorway signs towards Chester and you will see the brown zoo signs as you approach the city.
Once you get onto the A41, from whichever direction, simply stay on that road until you reach a roundabout with a large wooden ark on it. From there follow the signs into the zoo. Sat Navs get confused so please ignore them once you get onto the A41. And don’t turn down Flag Lane North as it’s a dead end.
Car parking is free and disabled car parking spaces are available close to the zoo entrance. NB Blue badges must be displayed to use the disabled parking area.
The Chester ‘Pink Route’ takes you from the city centre to our main entrance – or you can take the ‘Brown Route’ along the canal. Both routes can be found on this PDF. Or you can plan a cycle route using this online tool from the Chester Cycling Campaign.
How to get here by Train:
Chester Zoo is easy to reach by train and is only a couple of miles from both Chester and Bache train stations, with easy transport links from either station.
How to get here by Bus:
There are lots of bus routes nearby and many come right to the main entrance.
If you’re travelling from Chester you can take the Number 1 service from Chester Bus Exchange or the X1 bus links Chester Train Station to Chester Zoo.
If you’re travelling from Liverpool you can also take the Number 1 service or the X1 service (which has fewer stops and is a quicker!).
For all other public transport options you can call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website here
The car park is located next to the start and finish line and we therefore recommend leaving any belongings in your car. There will be an informal baggage drop located within the Event Village. If you wish to use the baggage drop, please collect a baggage label from the information desk and attach it to your bag before handing it in.
You will need to show your race number again when collecting your bag to ensure each bag is reunited with its rightful owner.
There will be portaloos within the event village.
There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and there will also be water available at the finish.
During the race
We will have marshals all around the course as well as km signs and arrows. The course will run through the Zoo, then out onto the closed roads for the 10k course before finishing back inside the Zoo.
Results will be available on the website after the race.
We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race and they will be on Facebook after the race so be sure to check it out and see if you can spot yourself.