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Gateshead Half Marathon

1 race scheduled · 1000 participants · 2021-05-30 · Gateshead
About this event

Race in this fast and flat closed road half marathon past Gateshead's iconic landmarks. Great for novices and seasoned pros alike, feel like a champion as you cross the finish line in the world famous Gateshead International Stadium. Come for the stadium finish and unique themed finisher's medal.

Raceday details
Your organiser

RunThrough are a running community-based in London, inspired & led by a small passionate group of running geeks. We organize events all over the UK’s capital and the North West of England.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Fri May 28 2021

What's included:

  • Chip timed results
  • Unique themed medal
  • Free official event photos
  • Fruit and flapjacks
  • Marshalled course
  • Route Marking
  • Event Village
Half Marathon
9:00am Sun 30th May 2021

Run 13.1mi

£28.00
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is there parking available at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Event car parking is available at Bede Primary School or preferably at the most convenient Park & Ride Metro station (please see travel section for more details). … read more
FAQ
What are the prizes for finishers at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Each finisher will receive a unique themed medal, fruit and flapjacks. … read more
FAQ
Is there a bag drop at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Bag drop will be available at the Event Village, however, wits recommended you only bring a single bag. … read more
Route description
Route description

Beginning on the Felling By-Pass, a short walk from the Event Village in Gateshead International Stadium, this chip-timed closed road half marathon will take you along the scenic River Tyne, past iconic landmarks such as the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Sage Gateshead, BALTIC Centre For Contemporary Arts, Tyne Bridge and past the historic Swing Bridge.

The course will then turn back, giving you a chance to see these landmarks from a different perspective.

You will cross the finish line after running a lap of the Gateshead International Stadium track to the deafening cheers of your family and friends, a finish line that has previously seen 2 world record times run across it.

The course is fully-closed and professionally measured and marked, allowing you to concentrate on giving your best and enjoying the view along the flat and fast route.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

09:00 Half Marathon start

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before race start to give ample time to store bags and make your way to the start line on Felling By-Pass, a short walk from the Event Village.

Volunteers

RunThrough are always looking for an extra pair of hands and would love for you to come along and help them – in return they are happy to offer you a free entry into one of their races!

Head over to https://www.runthrough.co.uk/volunteer-form/ to sign up!

How to get there

Gateshead International Stadium, Neilson Rd, Gateshead NE10 0EF, UK

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Event Car Park: Bede Primary School OR preferable park at the most convenient Park & Ride Metro station

By Metro

All runners are advised to travel by Metro to Gateshead Stadium Metro station which is a short walk from Gateshead International Stadium.

Metro trains run a frequent service from Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Newcastle Airport and North Tyneside. For service information and timetables please check nexus.org.uk/metro

There is a Metro Park & Ride to Gateshead Stadium Metro station from:
Callerton Parkway, Regent Centre, Four Lane Ends, Northumberland Park, Heworth and Stadium of Light Metro Stations.

By Bus

The event is also accessible by bus, however routes will be affected by road closures for the event. It is possible to get bus services to Newcastle City Centre, Gateshead or Heworth Metro Stations then use the Metro to get to Gateshead Stadium Metro Station.

You can plan your journey in advance using Live Travel Map at nexus.org.uk

By Train

The nearest train station is Newcastle Central Station (East Coast Line). Travel from Newcastle Central Station to Gateshead Stadium Metro station using the Metro.

By Car

Gateshead International Stadium is signposted from major roads in the area, however routes will be affected by road closures for the event.

A1 (from the North)
Follow the A1 Southbound until the turn off for the A184 (Gateshead Town Centre). Follow diversions along Sunderland Road to event car park at Bede Primary School OR preferable park at the most convenient Park & Ride Metro station (see above).

A1 (from the South)
Follow the A1 Northbound, turn off the A167 (Gateshead South). Pass the Angel of the North on your left. Follow road to the centre of Gateshead then follow diversions along Sunderland Road to event car park at Bede Primary School OR preferable park at the most convenient Park & Ride Metro station (see above).

A69 (from the West)
Follow the A69 until you meet the A1. From there follow directions as from the A1 North.

A19 (from the East)
Follow the A19 until you reach the Whitemare Pool roundabout. Turn right onto the A184 (Gateshead). Continue onto the A184 until Heworth roundabout, there is a Park & Ride Metro Car Park from Heworth Metro Station to Gateshead Stadium.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is there parking available at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Event car parking is available at Bede Primary School or preferably at the most convenient Park & Ride Metro station (please see travel section for more details).
FAQ
What are the prizes for finishers at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Each finisher will receive a unique themed medal, fruit and flapjacks.
FAQ
Is there a bag drop at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Bag drop will be available at the Event Village, however, wits recommended you only bring a single bag.
FAQ
Where do we find race photos from the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Race photos can be found on the Event's facebook page.
FAQ
Where do I find my results from the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Results can be found after the race at www.runthrough.co.uk
FAQ
Am I allowed to wear headphones at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
RunThrough does not recommend wearing headphones at any of their events as it is important to be aware of your surroundings at all times.
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