Discover and enjoy six rewarding scenic routes amidst Warrington.
The deadline to complete the routes and submit evidence for the Winter challenge is the 31st March 2024
We’ve created six beautiful and bespoke routes of varying distances.
Walk, jog or run. It’s up to you. Choose any route, at any time and in any order!
We provide you with bespoke turn-by-turn audio instructions as well as precise locations for the start and parking, ensuring safe and seamlessly smooth route navigation and outdoor discovery.
You will need a smartphone and these two apps. RunGo and what3words
You will also need a link to the SixPack location group which will be sent in your participant pack following your registration.
You will receive the following on signing up:
On completion of all six routes you will receive a bespoke SixPack medal.
Choose from either the original SixPack Metal Medal or the Summer Challenge Wooden Medal.
Situated between the Manchester Ship Canal and River Mersey Moore Nature Reserve comprises 200 acres of meadows, woodland, lakes and ponds. Take a tour through the multi-terrain and feel at one with nature.
This route starts at the historic and scenic Lymm Dam before heading over to the popular Lymm View with views of the City of Manchester, a fantastic place to see the sunset. Then crossing fields, you’ll venture into Spud Wood before heading back on the Bridgewater Canal through the town centre to the base of the Dam.
Starting in one of Warrington’s popular parks, this route follows the River Mersey before heading into Paddington Meadows Nature Reserve. With a range of meadow grassland, boardwalk, dirt path and tarmac path this route offers a mixture of terrains but gives that feeling of getting away from it all. Explore some of Warrington’s local parkland and nature areas not far from the town centre.
Starting in Lymm, this route quickly takes you away from it all, venturing out on the Bridgewater Canal before transitioning onto a section of the Trans Pennine Trail, which comprises of disused railway lines and canal paths, running coast to coast covering 215 miles. However, you will only cover a small section! You’ll then pass the Trans Pennine Trail Ranger Centre, which sits on the site of the former Lymm Railway Station; take a break here with a seasonal food van! The route then leaves the trail through a sloping field and returns you to the town.
In-between the picturesque villages of Grappenhall and Appleton Thorn, this hidden gem offers a mixture of surfaces through tranquil woodlands, running alongside streams, open fields and local parks.
A flat 5K run around the Sankey Valley Park. The Sankey Valley follows the course of England’s first canal, the Sankey Canal. With a mix of tarmac and dirt paths, this route takes in nature and offers a rural retreat within an urban landscape.