Wirral Way Summer Trail Half Marathon

Sunday 14th July 2019 9AM to 9:45AM Start 

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Entry Will Close 14 Days Before the Event!

Affiliated £29

Unaffiliated £31

Coach Travel 1 Way +£5

Enter Online


Click to View the Start List


Live Results Here


All finishers receive a Wirral Way Half Marathon bespoke medal at the finish

Goody Bag and Cake to All Finishers
Baggage Van will Transport any Clothing back to the Finish from the Start Area.
Free Unlimited Digi Photo Downloads

Chip Timing (Results will be done off Chip Time Only & Not Gun Time)

Free Showes at Finish & Toilets, Portable Toilets at Start Area.


Top 3 Male/Female (Cash Prize)
 Vet Category Prizes M/F35-70 (Gift)

Winning M/F Team (Gift)

(Prize Giving on the Stage once LAST RUNNER FINISHES) this is because the last runner could win a prize as results are calculated off Chip Time!

NEW for 2019!

Your Race Number with Chip Attached and Final Instruction will be Posted Out 14 Days Before the Event. We have Reduced the Entry Fee However No Free Coach Travel, Please Book Coach Travel When Entering Online!

Time Limit 

4 Hours

Course Records


William Barr - 1:17:22 UTS Run Club - Summer 2018


Helena Youde - Almost Athletes 1:27:24 - Winter 2019

Please Complete and put any Medical Conditions on the Reverse of the Bib.
Chips will be attached to Your Race Number (Do Not Remove Them)
Place the Bib on your Front Visable at all times.





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Help Desk & Late Bib Pick Up at

Wirral Country Park
Station Road
CH61 0HN

We Strongly  Recommend Parking at the Start Area and Booking Return Coach Travel from the Finish as there are more Car Parking Spaces at the Start.

Help Desk/Late Entry Opening Times

Saturday - 8am to 3pm
Sunday - 7am to 9am


All Parking is Pay and Display

Start Area at Hooton Train Station (400 Spaces)

Finish Area at Wirral Country Park (250 Spaces)

 Coach Services will Run Each Way From 8AM to 2PM

The Coach Trip is 9 Miles One Way. and Costs £5

Start Area

You Must Have Your Chip Race Number to Start the Race at Hooton!

Hooton Train Station

Wirral Way Circular Trail
Hooton Road
CH66 7NA

The Start will be signposted from Hooton Train Stationy Where there are Portable Toilets and Coach Drop Off
(appox 400mtrs Walk over the Bridge onto the Wirral Way)
Runners Can Start the Race from 9am to 9:45am
Marshals will Filter Runners Down to the Start Line as the Area has Narrow Paths

Baggage at Start

Do Not Leave Baggage on Coaches!

Any Items you want transporting back to the Finish can go in the TIme2Run Events Van
Parked near the Start Line 

(Items are left in the van at your own Risk!)

The Van will then be Parked at the Finish Line for you to collect Items

Refreshment Vendors will be at the Finish Area



wirral way half marathon trail route map


(Click on above map for Full Route)

This is a Beautiful Point to Point 13.1 Mile Trail Run along the Wirral Way Old Railway Line
Finishing at Wirral Country Park with Stunning Views accross the Dee Estuary.

The Route is a point to Point up to 9.5 Miles where you pass the Finish Line

with the last 3.6Mile section a out and back with a Turn Round Circuit around Cubbins Green

The Route is Fully Marked and Marshaled

Feed Stations

There are 4 Feed Stations Along the Route also these are Good Spots for Spectators

Each Feed Station is Stocked with Cup Water/Electrolyte, Sweets & Other Food 

Feed Station 1 (3.6Miles)

Bottom of Station Road Going Back on to Wirral Trail.CH64 9XR

Feed Station 2 (7.3Miles)

Just Before Entry on to Riverbank Road Heswall CH60 4SQ

Feed Station 3 (9.5Miles)

Wirral Country Park (near Finish area) Station Road Thurstaston Wirral  CH61 0HN

Feed Station 4 (11.5 Miles)

Cubbins Green Turn Around

Route Rules

Please Keep on the Left Hand Side of the path 

Do Not Litter!

No Headphones at Road Crossings (1 Ear Rule or No Headphones Along Route)

Give way to the Public at all Times

Follow Marshal Directions, you may be asked to stop at road crossings

to give way to traffic , please follow marshal directions at all times.

A Bin will be places after each feedstation.

Any runner found littering will be disqualified from the race.

Expect Good Trail Paths, a bit of Mud and Some Undulations


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Enter Online


View Start List


Results Here


Photos Here


Final Instructions Here


Route Map Here


Directions to Start Here


Directions to Finish Line & Registration Here


T & C,s


Hooton Station Parking


Wirral Way Country Park Website


Past Results


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