City of Lincoln 10K

Race Date: 2020 Date TBC


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 Our Asda Foundation City of Lincoln 10K is one of Lincolnshire’s most popular and picturesque charity road run events. This event has something to offer to everyone, regardless of age or ability.

The route is flat and fast, perfect for seasoned runners looking to smash a PB! Whilst, the electric atmosphere sparked around the City and striking scenery can be enjoyed everyone.

Starting at Yarborough Leisure Centre, the course goes onto boast an array of beautiful historic landmarks, including the Lincoln Cathedral, University Campus and Roman Walls. Eventually finishing on Northgate and runners will be led from Northgate to Eastgate and then into St Paul’s Car Park/Westgate 1 East Car Park.


0 - 1km - Head down Riseholme Road and take a left along Longdales Road, the wide roads will enable you to get into your own running pace so you can enjoy the event from the off.

1 - 2km – Turn right along Nettleham Road and ease down the straight, tree lined road to settle into your pace.

2 - 3km – Taking a right on Church Lane and then again up Newport, the spectators will be urging you on your quest for glory. Keep an eye out for musical support in the area!

3 - 4km – Once you reach Bishop Grosseteste University you will swing left and make your way along Yarborough Crescent. At 4.9K you will find the only water station of the course.

4 - 5km – Turning right, up Burton Road, you will pass the Sobraon Barracks as you head towards the water station.

5 - 6km – You will navigate along Queen Elizabeth Drive and back towards Riseholme Road.

6 - 7km – At the end of Queen Elizabeth Road, turn right to head along Riseholme Road and make your way back to the start line – don’t worry, you don’t have to start all over again! 

7 - 8km – After turning left onto Longdales Road for the second time, take a left onto Ravendale Drive

8 - 9km – Take a right onto Laughton Way and again on to Cabourne Avenue before a final right turn that will take you back on to Nettleham Road and the long straight towards the finish.

9 - 10km - Prepare yourself for glory as you head towards the Cathedral along Nettleham Road. You will spot the finish line on Northgate

Elevation Map 



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