The Route

The Route for 2021

We have new route for 2021 starting in The Westgate and finishing in Minster Yard near the historic Lincoln Cathedral and Castle Square. Runners can choose to complete the full route of 3 laps (3.3Km) or a short 1 lap route (1.2Km).

FULL  ROUTE (3 laps)  (3.3 Km)
Start in Westgate (near Tower Hotel) facing east 
Turn left onto Bailgate 
Through Newport Arch 
North on Newport and turn right into Church Lane 
Bear right onto Northgate 

Turn right at Lincoln Hotel into Eastgate
Continue to Bailgate turn right into Bailgate 
Through Newport Arch 
North on Newport and turn right into Church Lane 
Bear right onto Northgate 

Turn right at Lincoln Hotel into Eastgate
Continue to Bailgate turn right into Bailgate 
Through Newport Arch 
North on Newport and turn right into Church Lane 
Bear right onto Northgate

cross junction into Priory gate and Pottergate
Turn right into Minster Yard
Finish in Minster Yard near Medieval Bishops Palace 

SHORT ROUTE (1 lap) (1.2 Km)

Start in Westgate (near Tower Hotel) facing east 
Turn left onto Bailgate 
Through Newport Arch 
North on Newport and turn right into Church Lane 
cross junction into Priory gate and Pottergate
Turn right into Minster Yard
Finish in Minster Yard near Medieval Bishops Palace 

Route Accessibility
The course is fully accessible for wheelchair use it is relatively flat, however, please be aware there are a number of tight turns, sharp inclines (but not steep) and some cobbles in the Cathedral areas.

Road Closures

A copy of letter to local residents is be available here to download here

Where does the run start ?

We start in The Westgate, Lincoln at 11.00 am. Access is from Union Road and Burton Road.