Pieces of 8 Penshaw Half Marathon

10:00am Sun 23rd Jun 2019
Unnamed Road, New Herrington, Houghton le Spring DH4 7NJ, UK
Run 13.1mi

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Tickets £30–£32


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Part of the 2018 Urban Trails series of races by Trail Outlaws.The Pieces of 8 Half Marathon starts at the foot of Penshaw Hill. The route takes in beautiful trails along the North and South side of the River Wear, with great views along the river and its broad range of wildlife and wildfowl, before the fabulous finish on Penshaw Monument itself.

We are sure you will agree, the finish and the bling with be worth the challenge. This race has everything you would want in a Trail Race.

This race also has great facilities for the whole family. Herrington Country Park has a children's play area, woodland walks and fun trail walks. There is also a great cafe and an ice cream van on the park as well.

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    10:00am Sun 23rd Jun 2019
    Tickets available
What’s Included

All finishers get the coveted Penshaw Half Marathon medal and race t-shirt.

There are also male and female category prizes.

Course Details

The course will be marked and taped and marshals will be on hand at key points in the race. Please remember that navigating the course is your responsibility.

Raceday Logistics

08:00-09:30 Registration opens

09:55 Race Safety Briefing

10:00 Race Starts

12:00 Awards Presentation

13:30 Race Cut-off


Herrington Country Park,


Tyne and Wear,


Parking is available at the venue

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