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Gateshead Half Marathon

Run 13.1mi
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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.

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Gateshead Half Marathon route

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.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Chip timed results
  • Unique themed medal
  • Free official event photos
  • Fruit and flapjacks
  • Marshalled course
  • Route Marking
  • Event Village
Raceday Logistics


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.


Spectators are welcome at any point along the course. Make your way to the finish line inside Gateshead International Stadium to cheer on your runners as they cross this world famous finish line.


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 to sign up!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there parking available?
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).
What are the prizes for finishers?
Each finisher will receive a unique themed medal, fruit and flapjacks.
Is there a bag drop?
Bag drop will be available at the Event Village, however, we recommend bringing only a single bag.
Where do we find race photos?
Race photos can be found on the Event's facebook page.
Where do I find my results?
Results can be found after the race at
Am I allowed to wear headphones?
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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