Newcastle 1.5k, 5k, 10k & Half Marathon MoRun

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Join in this family favourite in the Newcastle MoRun. With four races on offer and fancy dress competition, this event is fun for all abilities and ages. Come for the good times, finisher's medal, and to support Movember.
Participants
Half Marathon, 10k , 5k, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sat, 26 Nov 2022
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4.7
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Where and when
Location
Exhibition Park, Claremont Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PZ, UK
Start times
Sat, 26 Nov 2022
Half Marathon:
9:30am |
10k :
10:00am |
5k:
10:00am |
1.5k Mini MoRun:
11:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Newcastle 1.5k, 5k, 10k & Half Marathon MoRun
Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£30.00
10k
Distance
10km
£25.00
5k
Distance
5km
£25.00
1.5k Mini MoRun
Distance
1.5km
£16.00
Route information
Elevation: Hilly
Terrain: Paths - Trail
One lap = 5k
The MoRun events proudly support Movember, the only charity tackling men's health on a global scale, year round.
The course takes you around the beautiful setting of Exhibition Park. This is a mixed route between tarmac/road running and off-road paths. The course is generally flat, so it is fine for buggy running, although there are some bumpy sections. It is not suitable for wheelchairs.
When you are finishing, keep to the left otherwise you will be heading for another lap.
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What's included
  • MoRunning Medal
  • MoRunning Headband
  • Chip-timed results
  • Way-marked route
  • Marshalled course
  • Bag-drop
  • Water station
  • Sweets at the finish
  • Toilets
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Bespoke Medal
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How to get there
Exhibition Park, Claremont Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PZ, UK
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Exhibition Park is only a short walk from the central shopping district of Newcastle. The nearest Metro stop is Haymarket.
Parking
Please park your car in one of the Car Parks or spaces outside of the park. As parking may be limited, please plan your journey to arrive in plenty of time before the race.
Event day logistics
08:00 Registration opens
09:30 Half Marathon starts
10:00 5k & 10k races start
11:30 Mini MoRun starts
*Please arrive at least 45-60 minutes before your race to allow plenty of time to park, collect your race pack, attach your race number, drop any bags you may have, and warm up.
Race Packs
Race packs will be collected on the day from the event hub. You will receive your race number, timing chip, safety pins and dedicated headband.
Bag Drop
There will be a bag drop facility available next to the registration tents. It is asked by the event organiser to pack as lightly as possible as space in this bag drop area is extremely limited.
Though this area is manned at all times, it is recommended to leave any valuables at home.
Fancy Dress Competition
The fancy dress competition will take place for the adults at 09:15am. If you want to be in the Fancy dress showdown make sure you line up between the fancy dress flags by 09:15am latest.
There will also be spot prizes for best dressed Mini MoRunners.
On-Site Facilities
There are toilets available in the park next to the event hub.
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The Fix Events
Fix Events have over a decades worth of experience within the endurance events space, and organise over 70 events per year, varying from running to triathlons to charity events. Their events are well-known for their friendly atmosphere, which makes them great for participants of all abilities and they’re also hosted throughout all of the UK’s major cities - making them easily accessible to everyone. On top of their staple events calendar, the Fix have partnered with charities such as the Movember Foundation, where they delivered over 20 MoRuns throughout the month to thousands of runners.
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Spectator Info
This is a great family event, with lots of silly fancy dress and groovy music, so it will be great fun to come and watch. You're more than welcome to come along and cheer your friends and family around the course. There's also a strong charitable focus, so the more support the better.
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Fancy Dress Competition
The fancy dress competition will take place for the adults at 09:15am. If you want to be in the Fancy dress showdown make sure you line up between the fancy dress flags by 09:15am latest.
There will also be spot prizes for best dressed Mini MoRunners.
FAQs
Is there anywhere I can leave my bags during the Newcastle 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun?
Yes, a bag storage area is located by the registration area. However, space is very limited so please pack lightly. The bag storage gazebos will always be attended, but it is not recommended to bring anything valuable.
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Am I allowed to wear headphones during the Newcastle 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun?
Headphones are allowed, but you must make sure that you are aware of your surroundings and are able to hear instructions from marshals and fellow runners.
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Do I need to fundraise for the Movember Foundation to enter the Newcastle 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun?
Fundraising is not compulsory, but anything you can raise would make a big difference. When you enter, you have the option of making a donation. You can fundraise for any charity of your choice. MoRunning supports the Movember Foundation which tackles men's health, focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.
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What are the age restrictions for the Newcastle 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun?
Children are permitted to run in any of the events, as long as their parent/guardian is confident that they are able to finish the course. Parents/guardians must be responsible for their children at all times. The Mini Mo event is restricted to younger children aged 3-12.
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Will there be toilets at the Newcastle 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun?
Yes, toilets will be available by the event hub.
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Can I run the Newcastle 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun with my dog?
Yes, dogs are allowed but please ensure they are on a lead at all times and respectful of other runners.
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Is the course at the Newcastle 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun suitable for a wheelchair?
Unfortunately, the course is not suitable for wheelchair users.
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Can I run the Newcastle 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun with a buggy?
Yes, buggies are allowed at this event however as its partly run along trails, off-road running buggies are recommended.
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Is there a cut-off time to complete the MoRuns?
There is typically a 1.5 hour cut-off to complete the event.
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Reviews
4.7
SceneryStunning scenery
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
FamilyFamily friendly
mateusz
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Fab race with great smiling people all around. Loved it. Couldn't recommend it more.Definitely in next year
tony
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
2nd time I've done this now. It's really good. The Marshalls are good at supporting you. Can't wait for next year.
tony
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
I love this run. The Marshalls are great for supporting you. Can't wait for next year's.
gez
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Well organised, good info in advance and on the day, great event thanks
gez
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Well organised, great atmosphere, good support and directions from the organisers. Thoroughly enjoyed it thanks!
darren
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
It was my first time and I will definitely return
maggie
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Really good all round. Loved the atmosphere. Really well organised. Love my medal.
james
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3.7
Did the race in 2022
Course had a long stretch of loose gravel and a short section of grass/mud. 10k runners were released into our path too (half marathoners that had started 30mins earlier), which led to having to navigate a lot of slow runners.
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5.0
Did the race in 2019
My first time running by myself but totally enjoyed it, at first I was hesitant to go for it but I’m glad I did it I felt better for myself going on my own and finishing the whole 5k without stopping and completing the run for 36 minutes... that’s a great achievement for me.
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5.0
Did the race in 2019
My first 10km run and I totally loved it. The marshals were great, friendly and encouraging with everyone involved.
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Recent Questions
Kirstie Mulvey
28/10/2019
Entry is closed. Can you enter on the day?
Stephy Dennis
31/10/2019
Hi there. Entries have now unfortunately closed, however there are some entries available on the day. Click on the link for more information - https://www.mo-running.com/moblog/on-the-day-registrations
Paul Farthey
25/09/2019
Is it possible for a single person to enter the 1.5k mini mo run? I wish to enter this event as part of my training for future events and wondering if I would be allowed to enter. Kind Regards Paul Farthey
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