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Hamsterley Forest Running Festival 2022

£21.00 - £48.00
Take in the picturesque scenery of Hamsterley forest as you take on the 6.2 mile lap course. With a variety of distances on offer this race is perfect for all abilities of runners. This race is a great introduction for all looking to tackle trails for the first time, join to earn your medal.
10k, Half Marathon , Marathon , and 2 more
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Sun 16th Oct 2022
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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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Rolling Hills

5 to 20m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest, Bishop Auckland DL13, UK
Start times
10:30am |
Half Marathon :
10:00am |
Marathon :
9:30am |
20 miles:
10:00am |
Ultra Marathon :
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Hamsterley Forest Running Festival 2022
1 Loop
£21.00 - £23.00
Half Marathon
2 Loops
£25.00 - £27.00
20 miles
3 Loops
£33.00 - £35.00
4 Loops
£36.00 - £38.00
Route information
This course will take you through the beautiful Hamsterley Forest which will see you crash through the trees to race to the finish. This race offers multiple distances from a 10k to an Ultra. The amazing scenery is a perfect place to earn a new PB or try out a new distanced race. All races will follow a 6.2 mile looped course with a different amount of laps per race.
The number of laps are outlined below:
  • 10k: 1 lap
  • Half Marathon: 2.1 laps
  • 20 miles: 3.2 laps
  • Marathon: 4.2 laps
  • Ultra: 5.2 laps
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Finisher's Goodies
  • Chip-Timed results
  • Feed stations
How to get there
Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley Forest, Bishop Auckland DL13, UK
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By Car
If using a Sat Nav please follow the directions to the following address: Hamsterley Forest, Bishop Auckland DL13
If travelling from London you can follow the A1 onto the A1(M). Once in North Yorkshire, you can take exit 53 from the A1, continue onto the A66 towards Durham.
Event day logistics
09:30 Marathon and Ultra starts
10:00 20 miles and Half Marathon starts
10:30 10k starts
Please arrive at the event early for registration, the exact registration time will be confirmed closer to the event date.
Age Requirements
Entrants for the 10k, 20 miles, Half marathon, and marathon must be 18 years old or over to participate. If you are entering the Ultra you must be over 21 years of age.
Feed Stations
There will be well-stocked feed stations located at the start/finish lines as well as halfway through the course.
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It’s Grim up North Running
Grim Up North Running is an established race company that offers multi distance events on both trail and road. With several years of experience we are able to offer a wide variety of races and with a range of distances and levels of difficulty there is something for everyone.
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How far is each lap of the Hamsterley Forest Running Festival?
Each lap is 6.2 miles.
When does the Hamsterley Forest Running Festival start?
The first race starts at 9:30am, please arrive in plenty of time to register.
Will there be feed stations at the Hamsterley Forest Running Festival?
Yes, there will be plenty of feed stations available for all entrants, these will be placed at the start / finish lines and half way around the course.
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£21.00 - £48.00