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Council Leader’s good luck message to St Helens 10k participants

Article date - 26 February 2020

St Helens Council Leader David Baines has passed on a good luck message to the many runners set to take on Sunday’s St Helens 10k.
St Helens 10k

Now in its tenth year, the St Helens 10k was founded by the late, great Steve Prescott as he battled a rare form of abdominal cancer, and is considered to be one of the toughest 10k courses in the country - with a field of around 2,000 participants of all abilities looking to become a ‘North Road Survivor.’

Councillor Baines said: “Events like this demonstrate the wonderful community spirit we have here in St Helens.

“Steve Prescott was an inspiration to us all and his memory and legacy will continue to live on through events like this. It’s great to see so many people from across the borough and beyond sign-up to take part, many of whom will be raising money for charities close to their hearts.

“On behalf of St Helens Council, I’d like to wish these amazing people good luck and based on the fantastic support shown in previous years with hundreds of people lining the streets in all kinds of weather to cheer participants on, I’m sure they’ll enjoy the occasion.”




Salisbury Street

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Chalon Way East

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Foundary Street

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Market Street

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Church Street

Church Square to Hardshaw Street

Hardshaw Street

Church Street to Claughton Street

Claughton Street

Hardshaw Street to Barrow Street

Barrow Street

Claughton Street to Bickerstaffe Street

Bickerstaffe Street

Library Street to Cotham Street

Corporation Street

College Street to Birchley Street

Birchley Street

Tolver Street to Corporation Street

College Street

At its junction with The Landings

North Road

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City Road

North Road to Bishop Road

Bishop Road

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Cowley Hill Lane

Bishop Road to Rutland Street

Rutland Street

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Runners or spectators travelling to the event by car are advised to park on the following car parks which will be free to use on the day.

- Birchley Street Car Park
- St Mary’s Car Park
- Hardshaw Centre Car Park
- North John Street Car Park