7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside
Baltic Square, South Shore Road

Gateshead, NE8 3BA United Kingdom
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Quayside 5k 2017

Gateshead Harriers & Athletics Club Logo

*Race numbers and chips are collected from the registration desk at Baltic Square from 5.30pm on race night*

Registration Desks are set out in 6 queues as shown – Please ensure you have BOTH NUMBER AND CHIP with matching numbers and applied correctly. The Numbers have detachable baggage tags to put on your baggage before you put it in the baggage bus.

Some KEY safety points are highlighted below: Gateshead Millennium Bridge Bollards, Spray Painted Paving Stones, Turn Point (which is 180 degree turn so take care turning) along with the other street furniture shown in the safety video (see below).

Please take some time to view the Quayside 5k Info & Safety Video – all you need to know basically, where registration, baggage, goodie bags, start, finish, toilets are plus a lot of the hazards to be aware of to stay safe. Any questions then inbox me. Chris (apologies for the wind)

Also feel free to follow event updates via my instagram: chrisparr_athlete

Finally please read current NPCC Run.Hide.Tell. leaflet to familiarise yourself with current government advice.

I hope you enjoy the event and have a great race, GOOD LUCK!!!

Here is a link to the Start List for the race (some errors have been corrected since this), if you spot any errors then email chris@runningnortheast.co.uk

Provisional Startlist 19th Aug 2017

Thanks again to our main sponsor CheekyTrip.co.uk for all of their support 🙂


Pre-Event Info Below:

Gateshead Harriers & AC are proud to announce the return of the successful Quayside 5k Road Race Hosted By Gateshead Harriers event on Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside.

This year we want bigger, better and faster… The course is classed as ‘Very Flat and Fast’ by Run Britain and our chip timed results will be out even faster!

The event will again take place on a summers evening, 7pm on Wednesday 23rd August 2017 on a very flat and fast course along the River Tyne from the Newcastle side of the Millennium Bridge to Newcastle Business Park, under the famous Tyne Bridge and returning to cross the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge to finish in Baltic Square.

The event will be Chip Timed with Live Results provided by RunningNorthEast and our partners RaceTimers.co.uk

The race will be used as the Official Gateshead Harriers & AC Club Road Championship and will be used as part of the selection process for the Northern 6-Stage Road Relays Championships.

To encourage fast times a £600 CASH prize list has been confirmed.

1st Male/Female £150
2nd Male/Female £75
3rd Male/Female £25

Course Record Bonus Male/Female £50

Men’s CR – Matty Hynes, Gateshead Harriers & AC: 14min44secs (2016)
Women’s CR – Heather Sellars, Abbey Runners: 16min57secs (2014)

Trophies will be presented to 1st Male/Female Team (3 to score); 1st U20, V40, V50 & V60 Atheltes.

All finishers will receive a Race T-Shirt and a goodie bag.

I hope you enter the event and have a great experience which will make this event an exciting fixture on the road racing calendar for years to come.

Entries £15 (£17 non-affiliated)
Entries on the day will be accepted at £17 (£19 non-affiliated) * UPDATE – ALL ENTRIES SOLD OUT – NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY

UK License – 2017-27182

Entrants must be age 16 or over on the 23/08/2017.

*Race numbers and chips are collected from the registration desk at Baltic Square from 5.30pm on race night*

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August 23, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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