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Sunderland 10k 2023

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Sunderland 10k
Sunday 28 May 2023

£17.49 Adults | £11.00 Children

10k is a great step up from our 5k events, that's still achievable for everyone. Join a Race for Life 10k event and help raise valuable funds for cancer-beating research.

Key Information

Date: Sunday 28 May 2023

Time: 10:00

Adults: £17.49
Children: £11.00
Young Adults: £17.49
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: Herrington Country Park, Chester Road, Penshaw, Sunderland, DH4 7EL View map

Distance: 10k

Course information

Sunderland Race for Life 10k, a single lap that ventures through the breathtaking Herrington Park. The course is designed to take you on an immersive experience, showcasing the stunning lakes and local wildlife, with picturesque views of the Penshaw Monument and the North East region.

The Sunderland route mainly comprises of tarmac paths, but please be aware that some sections are on gravel tracks. The course is also undulating, providing an added challenge for participants. Keep a lookout for the 10k split points along the way, clearly marked and stewarded to guide you on your path.

The event site is just a short walk from the car park, so we advise arriving 40-50 minutes before your scheduled start time of 10:00 to ensure ample time for parking and preparations.

Meeting point

The start line is located on the field adjacent to the children's play area.

If using what3words, enter ///career.speaks.tasty in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

We positivly encourage the use of public transport, bicycles and car sharing

There are a number of buses that run along Chester Road, all of which are accessible to Herrington Country Park.

You can use North East Travel Line to plan your journey travelinenortheast.info

Free event parking is provided at this venue. Follow directions from stewards and signage on the day.

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
Bag drop
No showers

We recommend that this event is suitable for wheelchair users however assistance would be required. The course utilises the paths within the park which in places are uneven. The main event site is on grass so may be slightly muddy underfoot depending on recent weather conditions. Designated car parking spaces are provided, car parking stewards will direct you on arrival.

If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, please contact our Supporter Hotline on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at raceforlife@cancer.org.uk

Supporter / spectator access

We are delighted to welcome spectators to Race for Life so please do bring your family and friends along to cheer you on and support you on the day.

Please bring a filled water bottle with you to your event as we're proactively managing our impact on the environment. We will be removing single-use plastic bottles.