Sun 12 Nov 2023 Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK

Run Alton Towers | 5K

Take on an undulating 5K which starts and finishes outside the Towers, making a single looped course through the grounds.

  • Sun 12 Nov 2023
Alton Towers, Stoke-on-Trent




Age 11 & over

  • 5 km road running


In the realm of some of the most adrenaline-charged attractions in the land, take on an exhilarating challenge, choosing from three race distances, which navigate the paths and roads which lie within the finely manicured gardens of Alton Towers. An event for the whole family, which enjoys chip timing, professional race organisation and free event photos, all runners receive free entry to the Theme Park to ensure a fun-packed day of adventure from start to finish. 


  • Fun for the whole family

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  • Free ride access for runners

    Make a day of it, enjoying access to the famed attractions after your run.

  • Chip timed on roads and paths

    Professionally organised event with chip timing. 

  • Unique opportunity 

    A rare opportunity to run on the empty road and path network within the grounds.

This event is part of Run Alton Towers.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Free venue entry
  • Newcomers
  • Teams


  • Accommodation
  • Cafe
  • Free parking
  • Toilets


  • 1 lap
  • Distance markers
  • Marshals
  • Traffic free
  • Undulating


  • Public transport links

What's included

  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Medal
  • Race photo

Charity places

These charities have places in the event. To secure your place, select a charity, complete the form and follow the instructions.

Free sign up Dementia

Alzheimer's Research UK

Funding world-class scientific research to make breakthroughs possible.

  • Technical t-shirt
  • Running vest
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Training plan
  • Training guide
  • Dedicated contact

Sign up



Childhood First

For children aged 5-18 who have experienced severe abuse, neglect and early-life trauma.

  • Running vest
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Dedicated contact
  • Certificate
  • Submit fundraising up to 1 month after event

Sign up



  • Age 11 & over
  • Entries open
  • Charity entries open
  • Charity places
  • Enter online