Race Information

Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon
Sunday 15th May 2022

Address: Aintree Racecourse, Ormskirk Road, Liverpool, L9 5AS

(If using the app What3Words, use the words ///trim.safely.broom for exact event village location.)

Start Times:
Half Marathon – 10:00am
10k – 10:45am
5k – 10:55am

Race Packs

All race packs will be collected on the day.

Your race number will be assigned to you at registration. To collect your number you need to make your way down to the collection desks on Sunday morning. It will take around 15 minutes to collect your number. The earlier you get there, the more efficient we will be on the day. If you have your own pins then that would be great but we will have supplies if needed.

Collection Times:
Half Marathon – 8:30 – 9:30am
10k – 9:15 – 10:15am
5k – 9:25 – 10:25am



When you receive your race packs, please take a couple of minutes to fill out the brief runner information form which can be found printed on the back of your bib. This will help us greatly in case of an emergency!


By Rail

The easiest way to reach Aintree is by train. The nearest mainline station to Aintree is Liverpool Lime Street. Liverpool Central Station is just a short walk from Lime Street, where you can catch a train to Aintree. Aintree Station is directly opposite the racecourse. Use the route planner at www.merseytravel.gov.uk, to find out train times.

By Bus

Aintree can be reached by bus on services: 300, 310 and 345 both to and from Liverpool. For further information on bus routes, contact Merseytravel on 0151 236 7676 or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk.

By Car

From South Leave M6 at J21A and join M62 west. Leave M62 at J6 to join M57, follow signs for races. From North Leave M6 at J26 and join M58, follow signs for races. From Mersey Tunnels follow signs for Preston, then for A59, then signs for races.

Please note: Parking is limited at the venue. We would advise arriving by 8.15am if you plan to secure parking on site. Parking at the venue will close at 9.15am at the latest, if not already full.


There will be toilets available near the event village for you to use which will be signposted, please look out for the yellow signs. If you live locally we recommend using toilets at home.


We will have an informal baggage drop for this event. Please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and if possible leave anything in a car.

During the race

We will have marshals all around the course as well as distance markers and arrows. KM markers will be in the form of red signs, and Mile markers will be in the form of yellow signs. The course includes the paths within and around the Racecourse as well as the surrounding roads.


Half Marathon – 4 laps
10k – 2 laps
5k – 1 laps

We have put together a live run through of the course, take a look at our Relive video HERE

As this is a multi-lap course there may be points when the lead runners will need to pass and some of the paths are narrow so please be aware of this.

We also ask that you don’t use headphones in order to remain aware of your surroundings at all times and can hear any marshal instructions during the race.
If you need to overtake on the course please be sure to take a wide berth around the runner in front.


Results will be available on www.runaintree.com 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.

Social Media

For updates leading up to the race, please check out our on Twitter @runthroughuk use the hashtag #Runthroughuk in the build-up to the race.

If you want to talk all things running before and after the event join our RunThrough Chat group on Facebook.

If you #RunThroughUK on Instagram with your race day collages, the best ones will feature on our page!


Spectators are more than welcome to come along and support runners.


Please bring your own water to the event to avoid congestion on the course, there will be a water station on course. We recommend staying hydrated in the lead up to the event.


We recommend downloading the NHS COVID-19 App onto your phone if you haven’t already before the race. Find out more HERE.

After the race

Do NOT stop within the finish area. Please continue through the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.

There will be sealed ACTIPH water bottles at the finish for each runner to collect along with your medal, Bounce and Love Corn which will be laid out on tables for you to help yourself.

RunThrough Kit

Powered by RunThrough, RT Kit provides the level of quality and style in its running clothing that you’d expect from a brand that has become synonymous with running over the last decade.

If you have purchased an item of RT Kit with your race entry, please head to the RT Kit stall on the day of your race, with your email order confirmation and we will have your item ready for collection!