13 Weeks
1 Day

Bury Mini and Junior Run 2024

13 Weeks
1 Day


Sunday 15 September 2024

start lineStart line

The Rock Shopping Centre


Start 11.45

Take part

Enter event

Event information

The Bury Mini and Junior Run sponsored by Xerox Business Solutions is a great way to get active this year! 

Please see the distances on offer below. 


Event Distance Age Start Time
Mini 1.5KM Between 3 & 8.  11:45am
Junior 2.5KM Between 9 & 14



Please note that all children aged between 3 & 8 must run with a parent or guardian.

Part of the Bury Running Festival and run in partnership with Bury Council, the Bury Mini and Junior is open to runners aged three and up, of all backgrounds and abilities, and is a fantastic day out for all the family.

We encourage children of all backgrounds and abilities to take part in the Mini and Junior run, including those with disabilities and any other special considerations. Please get in touch so we can help you and them have the best experience.

All finishers will be rewarded with a goody bag and that all-important medal to show off to friends!

Important entry information.

Important entry information.

Please note that the Leeds 10K will start at 9am and it will finish on the Headrow.   

Registering a young runner aged between 3 and 8 years old:

  • The adult running must put another adults emergency contact details when asked during the registration process. Please do not enter your own information here. 

Registering a young runner aged between 9 and 14 years old:

  • Entries must be completed by a parent/guardian aged 18 years or over on behalf of the child.
  • The adult must log in to their own account when registering their child.  If you do not have an account, you can create one.  

Free entries for local schools, community groups and sports clubs

  • As part of its sponsorship, Xerox Business Solutions is looking to increase participation by offering 100 free entries to local schools, community groups and sports clubs in Bury. 

Claim free entries

Event timings

Event timings

11.45 Bury Junior start time
11.48 Bury Mini start time

Claim free entries

Thanks to the incredible support of our sponsors Xerox Business Solutions, we have 100 free entries to give away to schools and registered community groups in Bury.

Entries will be allocated on a first come, first served basis so don’t miss your chance for your group to get involved.

Route map

Route Map

Route Map

Race Number Information

Collecting your race number is the main thing to remember ahead of the big event. You can do this on event day. More details will be made available closer to event day. 

Please bring safety pins with you as your race number will need to be attached to your t-shirt. 


On the day Information

All you need to know

All you need to know


Please visit here for car park details including parking charges and ensure that you have planned your journey and where you will park in advance.

Please be aware that Parsons Lane Car Park will be hosting the event village and will therefore be closed on both Saturday and Sunday of event weekend. Please also avoid parking in private car parks with customer and time restrictions.


There isn’t a baggage store for the Mini GEAR run so please leave your bag and extra clothes with your family and friends who will be cheering you on.

Warm Up

To help you feel ready and raring to go, we will be offering a fun warm-up. All runners are required to assemble at The Rock for a warm-up before being led to the start of their event

Left Clothing

Please note that any clothing left anywhere on the start line will be donated to charity.

Family support?

We're sure lots of fans are coming to support you! Please get them to head to the start/finish line so they can see you zoom past them and collect your finishers medal.

At the Finish

After you fly across the finish line, don’t forget to collect your goodies including that all important medal.

You will be directed to the collection point by our team of friendly volunteers where you’ll be able to meet back up with your parents and guardians. This is where you can show everyone your brand new, shiny medal!


Smile! The Marathon Photos team will be on course throughout the event to snap your picture.

Photographs can be purchased at Should you not wish for your photo to be used in this way, please e-mail prior to race day.

Keeping Bury green

We are committed to keeping Bury green and we understand the importance of doing our bit for the environment. Bins will be provided across the event site and we urge people to use the facilities provided.

Let’s work together to keep Bury green and encourage other runners to do the same.

Sponsors & Partners



The Bury Mini and Junior is brought to you with the support of...