Start Fitness Quayside 5k 2019

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Start Fitness Quayside 5k 2019 Pre-Event Info:


Gateshead Harriers & AC are proud to announce the Start Fitness Quayside 5k Road Race event on Wednesday 14th August 2019. 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 year’s event will be bigger and better….with even more PBs and big prize money incentives.

There will be a Junior Quayside Run over approximately 3km added to the program this year along with two 5k races split by a sub-20min entry standard for the A-Race.

Quayside 5k A-Race (Sub 20min) – Based on 2018/19 SB and realistic target time of sub 20mins.

£1500 total CASH prize fund for the Top 6 Men and Women (£250, £150, £100, £75, £50, £25 + £100 CR Bonus)

Men’s CR – Lewis Moses, Darlington Harriers & AC: 14min34secs (2018)
Women’s CR – Danielle Hodgkinson, Wallsend Harriers & AC: 16min41secs (2018)

Quayside 5k B-Race – Featuring ‘Pacers for PB Chasers’ and a great atmosphere with tons of support for runners of all abilities.

Top 3 M/W in this race will be awarded Free Entry to the 2020 Event.

Free Entry to the 2020 event to winners of each age category U20/V35/40/45/50/55/60/65/70+ based on Chip Time from the combined race results.

The race will be used as the Gateshead Harriers & AC Club Road Championship and will be used as part of the selection process for the Northern 6-Stage Road Relays Championships with the first male and female Gateshead Harriers being awarded ‘The David Mount Cup‘ – named after our former Chairman.

The event will be Chip Timed with Live Results provided by our partners

All finishers will receive a Race T-Shirt and a goodie bag provided from our friends at who we thank again for their ongoing support 🙂

Entries £17 England Athletics Affiliated / £19 Non-Affiliated


Any email enquiries to

Chris Parr

Race Director

UK License – TBC      Click HERE to view Race License

Certificate of Course Accuracy – 14/010  Click HERE to view Course Accuracy Certificate

Entrants must be aged 11 or over on the 14/08/2019 and under 17 on 31 August 2019 for the Junior Quayside 3k Race.

Runners aged 16 or over on the 14/08/2019 also are eligible to enter the Quayside 5k races.

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Race Route:

Race map Quayside 5k

Event Information Subject To Change.


TRANSFERS CHARGED £5 PER TRANSFER with code from Race Director.

This is necessary as all athlete information must be collected for safety reasons.

Please respect this as administration of changes is not manageable in the days leading into the event.

The organisers hold the rights to amend/cancel any event at late notice. This includes any aspect of the event such as race time, date, venue, fees or prizes. In the event of a cancellation that is beyond the control of the organisers, such as adverse weather conditions, attempts will be made to reschedule the event and entries will be automatically transferred. Where an event can not be rescheduled committed contractors will be paid and remaining funds will be offered as partial refunds or donated to charity. Where an event is not fully cancelled or rescheduled and the participant chooses not to race, they will not be entitled to a refund.

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