RunThrough Gateshead Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k 2024

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RunThrough Gateshead Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k 2024

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Race in this closed road race past Gateshead's iconic landmarks. Great for novices and seasoned pros alike, feel like a champion as you cross the finish line in the famous Gateshead International Stadium. Come for the stadium finish and unique themed finisher's medal.
Group of 6 (Marathon), 10k, 10k inc T-Shirt (+£12), and 6 more
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Sun, 5 May 2024
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Gateshead International Stadium, Neilson Rd, Gateshead NE10 0EF, UK
Start times
Sunday, 5 May 2024
Group of 6 (Marathon): TBC10k: 9:00 am10k inc T-Shirt (+£12): 9:00 amGroup of 6 (Half Marathon & 10k): 9:00 amMarathon: 9:00 amMarathon inc T-Shirt (+£12): 9:00 amHalf Marathon: 9:15 amHalf Marathon inc T-Shirt (+£12): 9:15 amJuniors: 1:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for RunThrough Gateshead Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k 2024
Half Marathon
Half Marathon inc T-Shirt (+£12)
10k inc T-Shirt (+£12)
Route information
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 route.
  • Half marathon - 2 laps
  • 10k - 1 lap
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What's included
  • Chip timed results
  • Unique themed medal
  • Free official event photos
  • Fruit and flapjacks
  • Marshalled course
  • Route Marking
  • Event Village
How to get there
Gateshead International Stadium, Neilson Rd, Gateshead NE10 0EF, UK
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There will be event day parking at Bede Primary School. You can also park at the most convenient Park & Ride Metro station.
By Metro
All participants are heavily encouraged to travel by Metro to this event. There's a frequent service from Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Newcastle Airport and North Tyneside to the stadium.
You can take the Metro Park & Ride to Gateshead Stadium Metro station from:
Callerton Parkway, Regent Centre, Four Lane Ends, Northumberland Park, Heworth and Stadium of Light Metro Stations.
By Bus
You can get the bus to this event, with services running from Newcastle City Centre, Gateshead or Heworth Metro Stations then use the Metro to get to Gateshead Stadium Metro Station.
By Train
Newcastle Central Station (East Coast Line) is the closest train station to this event. You can get from Newcastle Central Station to Gateshead Stadium on the metro.
By Car
You can get from major roads in the area to Gateshead International Stadium easily, however routes will be affected by road closures for the event so please be sure to check before you travel.
Event day logistics
09:00 10k & Marathon starts
09:15 Half Marathon starts
*More information about race day specifics will be sent out to those registered.
The event village and registration will be at Gateshead International Stadium.
Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time in order to complete the registration process and warm up.
Race Pack
Race Packs must be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race, from registration. Please be aware that you will not receive anything in the post.
Cut-off Times
There will be a cut off time of 3 hours for the half marathon due to road closures.
Age Restrictions
The half marathon is open to runners aged 17 and over. Runners for the 10k must be aged 15 or over. Entrants in the marathon distance must be 18 and older on event day.
There will be water stations at regular intervals around the course as well as at the finish where flapjacks and bananas will be waiting for finishers.
It is not recommended that you wear headphones during the race so you stay alert to what is going on around you and hear the encouragement from marshals and spectators.
Race Results
Your race timings will be published on RunThrough results page after the race.
Spectator Info
This will be a great event for spectators to come out and support your run! There'll be plenty of chances to spot runners along this out and back course!
Is there parking available at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
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 at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Each finisher will receive a unique themed medal, water and post race goodies
Is there a bag drop at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Bag drop will be available at the Event Village, however, wits recommended you only bring a single bag.
Where do we find race photos from the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Race photos can be found on the Event's facebook page.
Where do I find my results from the Gateshead Half Marathon?
Your time can be found after the race on the RunThrough results page.
Am I allowed to wear headphones at the Gateshead Half Marathon?
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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