Hamsterley Forest 10K & Half Marathon - February

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Set in County Durham's largest forest, this spectacular course will take you from pleasant paths to challenging trail routes. Views over the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty make for a truly memorable event.
Participants
10K Saturday , Half Marathon Saturday, Marathon Saturday, and 3 more
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Calendar
Sat 6th Feb 2021 - Sun 7th Feb 2021
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Hamster, Redford, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Hamsterley Forest, Redford Ln, Hamster, Redford DL13 3NL, UK
Start times
Sat 6th Feb 2021
10K Saturday :
10:30am |
Half Marathon Saturday:
10:00am |
Marathon Saturday:
9:30am
Sun 7th Feb 2021
10K Sunday:
10:30am |
Half Marathon Sunday:
10:00am |
Marathon Sunday:
9:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Hamsterley Forest 10K & Half Marathon - February
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10K Saturday
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10km
£18.00 - £20.00
10K Sunday
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10km
£18.00 - £20.00
Half Marathon Saturday
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13.1mi
£28.00 - £30.00
Half Marathon Sunday
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13.1mi
£28.00 - £30.00
Route information
Keep up your new years resolutions by racing this beautiful undulating to hilly course. Run on well-maintained loose gravel paths that pass through the middle of scenic Hamsterley Forest Drive, runners will be invigorated by the crisp winter air and, and even have the opportunity for some wildlife watching.
10k runners will complete 1 lap of the course, while Half Marathon runners will do 2 laps with a short additional section at the start.
Please run on the left hand side of the road in order to allow faster runners to pass on your right.
Your results will be recorded by a timing mat ever lap, showing your split times.
The course has a TRA Race Permit, with a Course Accuracy Certificate
Refreshment Stations:
Every 3.1 miles, there will be a food and drink station. These will be stocked with water and electrolyte drinks in paper cups, various sweet, chocolates and cakes. At registration, you will have the option to leave personal nutrition at the food stop.
Toilets:
Portable toilets will be available at registration and on the course
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What's included
  • Bespoke Finisher Medal
  • Free Unlimited Digital Photo Downloads
  • Feed stations every 3.1 miles inc water, electrolytes, sweets, chocolate & cake
  • Chip Timing and Live Results
  • Cash Prizes (fund size dependent on entries)
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How to get there
Hamsterley Forest, Redford Ln, Hamster, Redford DL13 3NL, UK
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Location: Hamsterley Forest, Redford Ln, Hamster, Redford DL13 3NL, UK
Car Parking:
The Forest is roughly 10 miles west of Bishop Auckland. The nearby roads, particularly the A68, will direct you to the car park with signage. Car Parking will be charged.
Event day logistics
Registration
Registration takes place at the Start/Finish Area, which is near Grove Car Park, in the Southern area of Hamsterley Forest (DL13 3QN)
Registration will be from 08:00 to 10:15. On the day entry is available at £2 extra fee.
Schedule:
  • 10:00am: Half Marathon
  • 10:30am: 10k
NB There will be a cut-off 4 hours after the race has begun (2pm)
Please be aware phone signal is very poor in and around Hamsterley Forest.
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Spectator Info
The area has plenty of opportunities for spectating, although you may get distracted by the stunning views and potential for wildlife watching. You might want to go for a peaceful wander while the race is happening.
FAQ's
What is the cut-off time for the Hamsterley Forest 10k & Half?
All races have a cut off time of 4 hours.
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Can you sign up for the Hamsterley Forest 10k & Half on the day?
On the day entry is available for an additional cost of £2.
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When will I receive my race pack for the Hamsterley Forest 10k & Half?
Race packs will need to be collected on the day, from the registration tent situated at the start/finish area near Grove Car Park, DL13 3QN. Runner info will be emailed 7 days prior to the race, and will also be available on the website.
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Am I allowed to wear Headphones?
No, for safety reasons you are asked not to wear headphones during the race.
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Is there any event merchandise?
Yes, at registration you will have the option of buying a finisher's t-shirt (£10) or hoodie (£20)
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Will there be baggage storage?
There will be a baggage storage at the registration tent, however, belongings are left at your own risk. Please put your own labels with your name and race number on your baggage.
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Recent Questions
Susanna Heath
9/19/2020
are dogs allowed? thanks.
Steph Ede
9/22/2020
Hey Susanna. Just to let you know that you can bring dogs and run with them :-)
Susanna Heath
9/23/2020
thank you. is there a dog limit?
Steph Ede
9/24/2020
Hi Susanna, there's no limit on the number of dogs, as long as you are happy to start somewhere near the back of the field as to not obstruct any other runners :-)
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