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Gateshead 5k 2019

Race for Life 5k

Gateshead 5k
Sunday 9 Jun 2019

£10.00 Children | £14.99 Young Adults | £14.99 Adults

Race for Life

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

Key Information

Date: Sunday 9 Jun 2019

Time: 11:00

Children: £10.00
Young Adults: £14.99
Adults: £14.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: Saltwell Park, East Park Road, Gateshead, NE9 5AX View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

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.

Meeting point

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.

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

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.

Supporter / spectator access

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.


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