Saturday: The Northern Cross Country Championships.

The event features and takes place at Knowsley Safari Park.

Online entry is now open through Sport Soft with male and female races from under 13 to seniors.

Sunday: Welcome Tavern 10k, Preston.

The race starts at 11am from Hennel Lane in Preston and the entry fee is £10.


February 1: Lancashire Schools Cross Country Championships.

February 2: Northern Athletics Indoor Championships – U13 and U15.

Februay 8: Mid Lancashire Cross Country, round five at Lancaster University.

February 9: Winter Warmer 10k, Witton Park.

The event starts at 11am and this year will include chip timing. The race fee for attached runners is £11.40 and for unattached is £13.70.

There is a minimum age of 15 for entrants and for details visit

February 16: Central Lancashire 5k, Leverhulme Park, Long Lane, Bolton.

The cost of entry is £8 and for more information visit

February 22: Standish Hall Trail race starting at 2:30pm.

The 10k race, which starts from the Venue Britannia Hotel in Wigan, is limited to 300.

The entry fee is £4 and for more details and information visit

February 23: The 32nd Lostock 6 at 10am in Horwich. The entry fee is £8. For details visit

February 23: Terry Nortley 10 Mile Multi Terrain Race. Entry fee is £6 for details visit

March 8: Bolton Hill Marathon. The race starts at 9:30am from Moss Bank Park.

For more details contact organiser Philip Eccleston on 07533 828533 or visit

March 8: Stan Bradshaw Pendle Round.

The race starts in Barley at 11am and covers 9.5 miles including 1,936feet of climbing. Entry is £4 and by pre-entry only. Visit for more information.