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Durham City Run Festival 2023

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Durham City Run Festival 2023

Durham, County Durham

Market Place, Durham, DH1 3, United Kingdom

Thu 13th July 2023 - Sat 15th July 2023

3 races

£16.00 - £27.00

Organiser's Description

Events of the North in partnership with Durham University and supported by Durham County Council are excited to announce the return of the Durham City Run Festival from 13th-15th July 2023.

THURSDAY 13TH JULY - XO Race

FRIDAY 14TH JULY - Durham City 5K and 10K

SATURDAY 15TH JULY - Paula’s Families on Track
Run Like A Legend timed mile

Plus our popular themed runs and tech talks. A full programme of exciting activities and events aimed at all ages and abilities will be released in the coming months. There will be something for everyone, even if you’ve never run before!

Races

  • 10k Affiliated

    £25.00

    CLOSED
  • 10k Unaffiliated

    £27.00

    CLOSED
  • 5k Affiliated/Unaffiliated

    £16.00

    CLOSED

Book

  • 10k Affiliated

    £25.00

    CLOSED
  • 10k Unaffiliated

    £27.00

    CLOSED
  • 5k Affiliated/Unaffiliated

    £16.00

    CLOSED

Course Details

What's Included

Traffic Free, picturesque course
Medal, goody bag and tech t-shirt or option to plant a tree for all finishers
Secure baggage drop
Electronic Chip Timing
Prizes for top 3 male and female and first V40, V50, V60

How to Get There

Durham train station is a 10 minute walk from the start area. There are also a number of bus routes through Durham City Centre, please see routes and timetables on the following link http://www.durham.gov.uk/busmap

Parking

The Durham Park and Ride service will be in operation for the 5K/10K on Friday 14th July. The park and ride car park dedicated to the event is:
Belmont, DH1 1SR

The service will be free for runners on showing your race number, there will be a charge of £2 for spectators. Under 16s are free if accompanied by an adult over 21.

There is also parking available at Price Bishops Shopping Centre (normal charges apply), and County Hall.

Location

Start Location - Market Place, Durham
Finish Location - Palace Green, Durham

FAQs

  • Minimum age

    10k: Minimum age 15 years old

  • Can my dog run alongside me?

    For health and safety reasons we cannot allow any pets to participate in any of the events.

  • Will you send me information in advance?

    Once you have entered we will send you by post your race number, timing chip & race information pack. Race information packs will also be available for download on the website prior to the event.

  • I’m injured and can’t run what should I do?

    Oh no and after all that hard work too! We are sorry you are missing out on the event. Please contact [email protected] to inform the event team of your withdrawal. DO NOT PASS YOUR RACE NUMBER on to anyone else, it potentially puts them at a medical risk, we have no medical information or emergency contact details for them. Medical deferrals may be accepted if we receive medical evidence from a GP or Physio up to 4 weeks prior to the event.

race info

5K Start 7:00pm
10K Start 7:20pm
Medal, tech t-shirt and goody bag for all finishers
FREE Park & Ride for all runners (Belmont Car Park Only, DH1 1SR)
Secure baggage drop (covid restrictions allowing)
Electronic Chip Timing
Post race massage (covid restrictions allowing)
Prizes for top 3 male and female and first V40, V50, V60

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Durham, County Durham

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