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Family Fun Run 2018

Bury Family Fun Run

Arena Group Bury Family Fun Run

Back for 2018, the Arena Group Bury Family Fun Run takes place as part of the Asda Foundation Bury 10K.

Get the family together and get active this autumn with this exciting new challenge!

Better still, thanks to the kind sponsorship of the Arena Group, it’s entirely FREE for children aged 3 to 14, with a small charge for over 15s and adults. Entry is also FREE for any over 15s and adults who are already participating in the 10k. Please contact us here letting us know you want to enter the Family Fun Run with your full name, address and date of birth and we will enter you into the event.

The fun run starts from The Rock shopping centre in Bury at around 11.45am – following the 10K run - and takes participants on a short journey of about 1.4km around the local area.

The route is accessible and open to children and adults of all abilities - remember to collect your well-deserved goody bag at the finish. 

If you or your child has special considerations, please contact us - we'll be happy to help them have enjoy the best run experience! 

How to register

Entries for the Bury Family Fun Run are now open! Click here or on the link above. 

How to register a young runner aged between 3 and 8 years old:

All youngsters aged between 3 and 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over.  Each registered adult can accompany a maximum of two children. Please follow the instructions below in order to register the young person:

1. Register the adult participant first.

2. At the end of the adult registration, make a note of the registration ID.  You will need this when registering the young person.

3. Register the young person. You will be asked for the name and registration ID of the accompanying adult runner.

How to register a young runner aged between 9 and 14 years old:

Entries must be completed by a parent/guardian aged 18 years or over on behalf of the child.

How to register a runner aged 15 years old and over:

If runner is aged 15 - 17, there is a section completed by a parent/guardian aged 18 years or over agreeing to the terms and conditions of the event.

If you want to enter or find out more about the Bury 10K, click here.

Race Guide

To view the 2016 Bury Family Fun Run Race Guide click here

Race Packs

Race packs will be available for collection from our race office from 7.30am on Sunday 16th September. The race office is located in the Event Village, close to the start and finish.


Who to contact

0113 826 7760

Where to go

The Rock Bury (Start / Finish outside Barista)
The Rock

Car Parks 

A number of car parks are located close to the event village:

Castle Leisure Centre
The Rock
Millgate Shopping Centre
The Market
Knowsley Place

Please visit here for car park details including parking charges and ensure that you have planned your journey and where you will park in advance.

Please be aware that Parsons Lane Car Park will be hosting the event village and will therefore be closed on both Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September 2018. Please also avoid parking in private car parks with customer and time restrictions.

Road Closures

Please be aware that a number of roads will be affected by closures on the day. For full information click here to download the road closure map.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Sunday 16th September 2018; 11.45am start but please leave enough time to pick up your race numbers from the Event Village (Parson's Lane Car Park), assembly, and the all important Family Warm Up.
Time of day

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE (3 - 14 year olds)
£5.35 (adults running on own or with 3-9 year olds)


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This page was last updated on: 03/09/2018