A 4 (marathon) or 2 (half) lap route around the Druridge Bay Country Park. The garmin measured route includes a run on the beautiful beach and sand dunes, passing the large freshwater lakes and surrounding meadows, plus a section through the woodland. The route includes some closed roads, sand and trails. The route is mostly flat. There are toilets available in the visitor's centre and bags may be left there at your own risk. There are two feed stations supplying water, juice and sweets on each lap. We will have chip timing.
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Sunderland Half Marathon Events
The World's biggest and most iconic half marathon. Be part of this amazing day and run alongside top athletes and celebrity runners. This spectator-lined course covers 13.1 miles from Newcastle, across the iconic Tyne Bridge and onto a picturesque coastal finish in South Shields.
Broadcast live on the BBC, the Simplyhealth Great North Run, on Sunday 8 September 2019, sees thousands of runners take on the half marathon challenge every year. Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the 13.1 mile course is lined with supporters all the way from the iconic Tyne Bridge, right out towards the stunning coastline in South Shields. Since 1981 the world's greatest half marathon has welcomed over one million people across the finish line in South Shields and we're looking forward to cheering on the next million.
Half Marathon starting and finishing at Kirkley Hall College.
Using local roads/unclassified lanes
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