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Newcastle-Gateshead Marathon

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

Gateshead, England, United Kingdom

Sun 5th May 2024

Starting at 09:00

3 races

£42.00 - £190.00

Organiser's Description

We are excited to announce this BRAND NEW North East Marathon will be coming to the closed roads of Newcastle and Gateshead on Sunday 5th May.

These ROAD CLOSED courses take in the famous landmarks of Gateshead including Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Sage Gateshead, BALTIC, Tyne Bridge, Swing Bridge and finishes in the iconic Gateshead International Stadium.

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.

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 and finishing by running around the track and crossing the finish line cheered home by family and friends.

**There is a 6 hour cut off due to road closures**

There will be a cut off time of 2pm on the Quayside – runners will be moved to pavement after this time to facilitate safe road re-opening.

Races

  • Marathon

    £42.00

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Marathon Inc T-Shirt

    £54.00

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Group Entry

    Group of 6

    £190.00

    Booking for more than 1?

Book

  • Marathon

    £42.00

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Marathon Inc T-Shirt

    £54.00

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Group Entry

    Group of 6

    £190.00

    Booking for more than 1?

Course Details

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 and finishing by running around the track and crossing the finish line cheered home by family and friends.

What's Included

Chip timed results

Unique themed medal

Free official event photos

Post-race goodies

How to Get There

The Gateshead Race Village & Finish Area is in Gateshead International Stadium.

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
There will be NO Event Parking at Gateshead Stadium (excluding Blue Badge Holders).

We encourage runners to arrive by Metro or to use available public & private parking away from the venue.

Please also note, there will be NO parking at Bede Primary School this year and the following car parks are CLOSED by the event road closures: Pipewell Gate, South Shore Road, Baltic Car Park, Close Swing Bridge.

The closest public car parks are:
Quarryfield Road (10min walk)
Sage Gateshead (15min walk)
Mecca Bingo (15min walk)
Gateshead Town Centre (many) (20mins walk)
Quarryfield Road Car Park

Please also be aware that some public car parks have reserved spaces for permit holders so don’t use these spaces to avoid being fined

road closures

Gateshead Side:
Neilson Road – 6:00 to 15:00
Stadium Road – 6:00 to 15:00
Tyne Main Road – 7:30 to 15:00 (expect for full access to The Schooner)
Saltmeadows Road – 7:30 to 15:00
Hawks Road – 7:30 to 15:00
Deptford Road – 7:30 to 15:00
Southshore Road – 7:30 to 15:00
Albany Road – 7:30 to 15:00
Hillgate – 7:30 to 14:30
Bridge Street – 7:30 to 14:30
Bottle Bank – 8:30 to 14:30
Swing Bridge – 8:30 to 15:00
Sandhill – 8:30 to 14:30
curzon Place – 8:30 to 14:30
Pipewellgate – 7:30 to 15:00

Newcastle Side:
Close 8:30 – 14:30
Sandhill 8:30 – 14:30
Bridge Street 8:30 – 14:30
Saltmeadows Road 8:30 – 14:30
Monarch Road 8:30 – 14:30

Please note the above closure times are the latest roads will reopen and we will endeavour to open the roads asap after the last runner passes and the closure is safe to be lifted by our Traffic Management team.

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