Gateshead Half Marathon

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

Gateshead International Stadium, Neilson Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE10 0EF

Sun 1st May 2022

Starting at 09:00

1 race

£28.00

COVID-19 INFORMATION

EVENT VILLAGE

All marshals and staff within the event and around the course will be issued with PPE and wear gloves and a mask for the duration of the event.

As many race packs will be posted out ahead of the event as possible and event communications will be sent via email in the lead up.

There will not be a formal baggage drop within the event village, please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and leave anything in the car during the race to reduce contact between runners and staff. If this is not possible, please email [email protected]

There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event with hand sanitiser for all runners.

You will see clear signage around the event village, please follow all signage and instructions from the marshals before, during and after the race.

There will be a manned, and clearly marked, medical hub within the event village.

DURING THE RACE

The race will start in waves based on your estimated finish time, with the faster runners at the start and slower near the back to avoid any congestion and the need to overtake on course.

There will be an informal grab and go water station with sealed sports top bottles on the course, however we ask that you stay hydrated before the event and if you are able to please bring your own. Bottles and camelbacks are permitted.

If you need to overtake on the course please give a wide berth of at least 1 meter around any runners.

Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is not permitted.

AFTER THE RACE

Do not stop within the finish barriers. Please continue past the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.

We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event village as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.

C-19 PLAN
Run Through Events has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

After the successful inaugural event we are excited to announce the Gateshead Half Marathon will return on Sunday 1st May 2022! This ROAD CLOSED course takes in the famous landmarks of Gateshead including Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Sage Gateshead, BALTIC, Tyne Bridge, Swing Bridge and finishing in the iconic Gateshead International Stadium.

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  • Half Marathon

    £28.00

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  • Half Marathon

    £28.00

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What's Included

Chip timed results

Unique themed medal

Free official event photos

Post Race Snacks

How to Get There

METRO

We advise all runners to travel by Metro to Gateshead Stadium Metro station which is a short walk from Gateshead International Stadium.

Metro trains run a frequent service from Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Newcastle Airport and North Tyneside.
For service information and timetables please check nexus.org.uk/metro

There is a Metro Park & Ride to Gateshead Stadium Metro station from:
Callerton Parkway, Regent Centre, Four Lane Ends, Northumberland Park, Heworth and Stadium of Light Metro Stations.

BUS

The event is also accessible by bus, however routes will be affected by road closures for the event. It is possible to get bus services to Newcastle City Centre, Gateshead or Heworth Metro Stations then use the Metro to get to Gateshead Stadium Metro Station.
You can plan your journey in advance using Live Travel Map at nexus.org.uk

RAIL

The nearest train station is Newcastle Central Station (East Coast Line). Travel from Newcastle Central Station to Gateshead Stadium Metro station using the Metro.

CAR

Gateshead International Stadium is signposted from major roads in the area, however routes will be affected by road closures for the event.

A1 (from the North)
Follow the A1 Southbound until the turn off for the A184 (Gateshead Town Centre). Follow diversions along Sunderland Road to event car park at Bede Primary School OR preferable park at the most convenient Park & Ride Metro station (see above).

A1 (from the South)
Follow the A1 Northbound, turn off the A167 (Gateshead South). Pass the Angel of the North on your left. Follow road to the centre of Gateshead then follow diversions along Sunderland Road to event car park at Bede Primary School OR preferable park at the most convenient Park & Ride Metro station (see above).

A69 (from the West)
Follow the A69 until you meet the A1. From there follow directions as from the A1 North.

A19 (from the East)
Follow the A19 until you reach the Whitemare Pool roundabout. Turn right onto the A184 (Gateshead). Continue onto the A184 until Heworth roundabout, there is a Park & Ride Metro Car Park from Heworth Metro Station to Gateshead Stadium.

Location

Gateshead International Stadium
, Neilson Road
, Gateshead
, Tyne & Wear
, NE10 0EF

Gateshead International Stadium is the third largest sporting venue in Tyne and Wear and the North East’s only IAAF-standard athletics stadium. The venue has hosted IAAF Diamond & Golden League Athletics and the European Cup featuring the superstars of athletics. You will be joining many World Champions & Olympians have crossed the finish line at Gateshead International Stadium where five world records broken in track and field on the famous track.

Course Details

This ROAD CLOSED half marathon starts on the Felling By-Pass and heads towards Heworth roundabout before turning and running towards Gateshead roundabout and then back towards Gateshead International Stadium. The course will then head down to the picturesque Quayside area and will pass the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Sage Gateshead, BALTIC Centre For Contemporary Arts, run under the iconic Tyne Bridge and past the historic Swing Bridge before turning back to pass these landmarks again. The course then re-joins the Felling By-Pass and heads once again to Heworth roundabout and Gateshead Roundabout before entering the world famous Gateshead International Stadium and finishing by running around the track and crossing the finish line cheered home by family and friends.

**There is a 3 hour cut off due to road closures**

Course Map

Race Village

The Gateshead Half Marathon Race Village & Finish Area is in Gateshead International Stadium with a short walk to the Start Area on Felling By-Pass.

race packs

ONCE YOU ENTER YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR RACE PACK AND THE BIG DAY WILL BE SENT CLOSER TO THE EVENT – ENJOY!

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