Run Durham Hamsterley 5k and 10k
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Soak up the magnificent beauty of Hamsterley forest in this mixed-terrain multi-distanced event. Choose from either a 5k or a 10k for a true hilly challenge, and embrace the burn as you test your physical endurance in the picturesque forest. Come to earn your finisher's medal.
5k, and 10k
Sun, 24 Apr 2022
Bedburn, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
Based on 900 participants
Based on location and reviews
20 to 50m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Grove Car Park, Hamsterley Forest, south, Bedburn, Bishop Auckland DL13 3QN, UK
Sun, 24 Apr 2022
Soak up the fantastic woodland paths and forest trails as you tackle this challenging hilly multi-terrain course. Both courses will be rather demanding so make sure to be fully prepared for race day. The forest trails will offer some magnificent views throughout so make sure to take in the scenery as you race.
- Finisher's Medal
- Prizes for top finishers
- Chip-timed results
- First aid
- Water stations
- Distance markers
How to get there
Grove Car Park, Hamsterley Forest, south, Bedburn, Bishop Auckland DL13 3QN, UKGet full directions
Parking will be available at the race HQ in the Nest Car Park.
Event day logistics
09:30 Registration opens
10:30 Registration closes
10:30 10k starts
10:45 5k starts
- 5k: All entrants must be 11 years or older to participate
- 10k: All entrants must be 15 years or older to participate
Participant Code of Conduct
Please ensure that you observe this code of conduct to ensure a safe and enjoyable event for everyone:
- Do not travel to the event if you are showing any symptoms of covid-19 as outlined by the NHS
- Make sure you are aware of and understand the pre-race briefing information offered by your event
- Minimise your interaction with race staff, volunteers and participants by being as self-sufficient as possible
- Come alone if you can
- Under no circumstances swap your number or give your place to another participant
- Be respectful to volunteers and participants
- Observe social distancing wherever possible
- Carefully consider your travel plans, avoiding public transport if at all possible
- Leave more time than you normally would to get to and from the event
- Be prepared to bring your own water and food and carry it with you during the race and please dispose of rubbish responsibly
- Be aware of your personal hygiene e.g. avoid spitting and nasal clearance
- Be mindful of your surroundings and impact on other participants, spectators, volunteers and the public
- Bring your own hand sanitiser
- If you experience COVID symptoms soon after the event, then please make this known through the government’s Track & Trace system
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Run Nation organise running events across the UK. We focus on scenic and picturesque rural locations and some of the best public parks in the UK. With events ranging from 5km up to Marathon, there are distances to challenge runners of all abilities and experience. Run Nation is affiliated to England Athletics. Our races are officially measured and organised under UK Athletics Rules and have Run Britain race licences
How old do I have to be to enter the Run Durham Hamsterley 5k and 10k?
All entrants must be 11 years or older to enter the 5k. To enter the 10k entrants must be 15 years or older.
What is the terrain like at the Run Durham Hamsterley 5k and 10k?
The terrain will be a variety of forest trails and woodland paths, the course will also be rather hilly so come prepared to feel the burn.
Is there water stations at the Run Durham Hamsterley 5k and 10k?
Yes there will be a water station at the finish line for the 5k and there will be a water station available half way through the 10k.
Just another brilliantly organised event
Did the 10k in 2022
Tough up hill at the beginning and then mainly down hill for second half. Harder if it rains
Did the 10k in 2022
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