BIG NEWS!!! This years Quayside5k has been awarded the honour of hosting the North Eastern Counties 5k Road Race Championship 😁😁😁

It’s an amazing reward for all of our team who contribute to the race at Gateshead Harriers and Athletics Club & all of the runners who have so far joined us on our journey so far.

The top 3 eligible men and women will be awarded their championship medal 🥇 🥈 🥉 with the winners crowned North East Champion 2022.

Conditions of entry:
Open to members of NECAA clubs and affiliated to England Athletics who must meet one of the

following criteria: 9 – month residential qualification and/or have NE Counties birth qualification. All entrants must be first claim members (UKA G2 S6). Club vests must be worn.

This year’s Quayside 5k event takes place on Wednesday 10th August 2022 Hosted by Gateshead Harriers & AC, the Quayside 5k 2022 is a 4 race programme:

  • Quayside 5k A-Race (sub 20min entry standard)
  • Quayside 5k B-race Featuring ‘Pacers for PB Chasers’ and a great atmosphere with tons of support for runners of all abilities.
  • Quayside 5k Wheelchair Race (contact Race Director directly for information)
  • Junior Quayside 3k

The race route is out and back 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.

This race is the FASTEST 5k in the North East and now host to the North Eastern Counties 5k Road Race Championship with £1000+ CASH prize fund with our super PB Pacers in the 5k B-Race.

Once again the race will be Chip Timed with Live Results and will be Live Streamed online with finished receiving a high quality technical race T-shirts by RunThrough Kit.


We hope to see you on the start line for the Quayside 5k this August!

Chris Parr
Race Director (Quayside 5k)

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