IRONKIDS UK is a run only-event for children aged 3-14. Part of a global series of events with over 50,000 participants, Bolton is home to the largest IRONKIDS event worldwide: over 3,500 young athletes will race through the streets of Bolton Town Centre, before finishing under the iconic IRONMAN finish gantry.

Children running on kids IRONKIDS UK

£3.50 (+ 8% Active fee)
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Kids Course

The event is participation focused and purely recreational, and so there are no prizes for the winning athletes - every child who completes the race will receive a finisher’s medal and finisher’s t-shirt.

There are different distances for each age group, relevant to the school year.

SCHOOL YEAR                                         DISTANCE

Nursery 1 & 2, Reception, Year 1*             500m*

Year 2, 3, 4, 5                                              1km

Year 6, 7, 8                                                  1.5km

Year 9, 10                                                    1.5km

*Must run with a parent or guardian

Event Location: Bolton Town Hall, Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1TN