The Redbrik Foundation Chesterfield 10K is back for the second year, taking place on Sunday October 16 2022. Organisers from the 10K have confirmed that this year’s event will take place with the same route as in 2021, affecting Boythorpe Road, the A619 Chatsworth Road, Old Road, the B6150, Ashgate Road, Glumangate, West Bars and Saltergate – see the image below for the route.
Leading from the start line in Queens Park out onto Dock Walk, and through Chesterfield from Old Road to Ashgate Road passing close by one of its Charity Partners Ashgate Hospice care. Runners will then make their way towards the historic town centre before heading down Glumangate, passing Redbrik’s Chesterfield office and the Town’s famous Crooked Spire.
The race will conclude back in Queens Park, where family and friends can gather to cheer runners towards the finish line as the race completes one final lap of the park. The route received lots of praise after its first year in the market town, offering a fast-paced, picturesque route that is accessible to all.
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John Timms, Event Director of the Chesterfield 10K, said “After a fantastic event in 2021, we are delighted to be hosting the Redbrik Foundation Chesterfield 10K again along the same route. We received some fantastic feedback on last year’s race, and we can’t wait to welcome runners to Queens Park to take on the Challenge, whether it’s their first or second time at the event!”
Charity partners for this year’s event are Redbrik Foundation, Ashgate Hospice care and Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. Last year more than 1,300 runners took part, with over £59,000 pledged to charities and good causes across the region.
All 10k runners will receive a T-shirt and medal and the race will be chipped timed. If you are thinking about taking part this year, you can register for your place on the start line at: https://www.myraceentries.co.uk/RC10K/HomePage.aspx