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Sunderland 10k 2024

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Sunderland 10k
Sunday 2 Jun 2024

£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.

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Key Information

Date: Sunday 2 Jun 2024

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.

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. There will be a water refill station 1/2 around the course and a ScottishPower water refill station&

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. Bike racks are situated within the Blue Badge Parking in the car park.

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.

Please check back for details on electric charging points.


Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
No bag drop
No showers

If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event or wish to bring a carer/assistant to accompany you or if you need to bring a guide runner, 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.

If you feel you might need extra help at the event please do pick up a special badge at the Blue Enquires Marquee so that our crew and volunteers can look out for you.

Our team of Event Managers are proud Dementia Friends.