Gateshead 5k 2019
Sunday 9 Jun 2019
This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.
Date: Sunday 9 Jun 2019
Young Adult: £14.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed
Venue: Saltwell Park, East Park Road, Gateshead, NE9 5AX View map
The Gateshead course weaves through the beautiful and historical grounds of Saltwell Park, taking in the lake, Saltwell Towers and the various ornamental gardens and features. The majority of the route is contained within the park with a small stretch along the road. The course is predominantly on paths with a lap on the grass of the main event field at the start and end of the run. Do note that route has several inclines and a sharp descent.
The start line is on the Northern Fields of the park, just above the lake. Please arrive one hour before the start time of your race.
Limited car parking is available in the football fields at the roundabout joining Alexandra Road and Shipcote Lane. Postcode for car parking is NE8 4JA. Please car share where possible. If travelling by public transport, Go NorthEast operate the 53 and 54 bus to Saltwell Park.
This event is suitable for wheelchair users and pushchairs with assistance due to the gradient of some inclines, a descent and the start / end of the course which includes a lap around the grass of the event field.
Saltwell Park boasts ornamental and woodland gardens, a boating lake, bowling greens, play areas, a maze educational centre and of course the stunning Saltwell Towers. Bring along your friends and family to support you and make a day of it, enjoying all the park has to offer.