Race details for the Race for Life Newcastle 5k 2014 event. Distance (Kilometres) Time Entry details2014 Sun 20 Jul 2014
This venue is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.
Most of our 2014 events have taken place. You can enter some of our 2015 events now, so have a look and find your nearest 2015 event. If it's not listed yet, you can purchase a 2015 early bird voucher which can be redeemed in January. Buy your voucher now.
2015 early bird vouchers
You can now purchase your 2015 voucher for £10 - a third off the normal adult entry fee. Buy your early bird voucher now.
Show cancer who’s boss by taking on a 5k or a 10k Race for Life event. Run, walk or dance your way through the course and help us say "cancer we're coming to get you."
Adult entry (16+ women-only) - £14.99
Child entry (6-15 girls and boys under 13) - £10
Under 6 entry (boys and girls) - free and no registration needed
You and your friends can also take part by volunteering. Our events can't take place without the hundreds of people who give up their time for a few hours to set up the courses and get everyone in the Race for Life mood. Find out more and register to be a volunteer.
We’ve set up a Facebook page especially for Race for Life Newcastle, and will be updating it will all your need-to-know information. Make sure you don’t miss out by joining the page.
Returning to Newcastle Racecourse the start and finish are situated in front of the main stand. The route takes in the delights of this unique venue with various terrains along paths and through woodland around the peaceful and tranquil High Gosforth Park.
The start line is situated in front of the main stand.
On the day
Bring your friends and family along to support you and they can enjoy the family activities available on the day.
Head over to the ScottishPower tent – it’s the one with the big inflatable hands! Grab your free pink glove, get your photo taken and you can join the High 5 Wave.
Map and directions
To prevent congestion, we strongly recommend you use public transport or car share to your Race for Life event.
Please plan your route before your event to ensure you arrive on time. For help planning your route, visit or call:
- National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950
- Traveline (public transport information) 0871 200 2233
- AA Routefinder
Parking and travel information
Please arrive at least an hour before the start of your Race for Life event to avoid queuing.
Please follow event signage
Parking is available at the venue, please follow event signage and steward instructions upon arrival.
The nearest metro station is Regent Centre Metro, but you will still need to get a bus from there to the racecourse.