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Quayside 5k & Junior Quayside 3k

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

Baltic Centre, South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3BA, United Kingdom

Wed 24th April 2024

Starting at 18:30

3 races

£7.00 - £24.00

Organiser's Description

QUAYSIDE 5K & 3K JUNIOR RACE- WEDNESDAY 24TH APRIL 2024

Run around the flat, out-back course along the Newcastle-Gateshead Quayside and take the opportunity to go for a personal best.

This event is hosted In partnership with Gateshead Harriers & AC. With over 800 entries in previous years, this is definitely an event to get involved in!

As always with RunThrough, you will each get water & post race goodies on the day. Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish!

Start Time:

6:30 pm Junior 3k (u13/u15/u17 only)

7:00 pm Quayside 5k A-Race (Sub 20min entry standard)

7:30 pm Quayside 5k B-Race

Races

  • 5k a Race (Sub 20 Min)

    £24.00

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 5k B Race (Over 20 Min)

    £24.00

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Junior 3k

    £7.00

    Booking for more than 1?

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  • 5k a Race (Sub 20 Min)

    £24.00

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 5k B Race (Over 20 Min)

    £24.00

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Junior 3k

    £7.00

    Booking for more than 1?

Course Details

Run around the flat, out-back course along the Newcastle-Gateshead Quayside and take the opportunity to go for a personal best.

This event is hosted In partnership with Gateshead Harriers & AC. With over 800 entries in previous years, this is definitely an event to get involved in!

What's Included

As always with RunThrough, you will each get water & post race goodies on the day. Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish!

How to Get There

The closest Metro Stations is Gateshead and train station Newcastle Central Station with several large public car parks on the Quayside – Mill Road is closed but Quarryfield Road Car Park will be available a short walk away.

There will be NO specific Event Parking.

We encourage runners to arrive by Metro or to use available public & private parking on both sides of Newcastle – Gateshead Quayside.

We recommend using Parkopedia.com to find a suitable parking spot, should you wish to arrive by car.

Location

Baltic Square, South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3BA

on the day

Registration, Race Numbers & Chips
Race numbers and chips are collected from the registration desk at Race HQ Baltic from 5.30pm on race night. Any amendments, lost chips, or late entries (after postal entries) are to be picked up here.

Toilets
Toilet facilities are at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Arts, Baltic Square and Pitcher & Piano for the event with several other public toilets in the close vicinity.

Baggage
There will be a bag drop area within the Baltic where you can safely leave your belongings whilst you run.

Refreshments
There will be water provided at the finish alongside other post race goodies!

During the race
We will have marshals all around the course as well as KM signs and arrows.

start times

6:30 pm Junior 3k (u13/u15/u17 only)

7:00 pm Quayside 5k A-Race (Sub 20min entry standard)

7:30 pm Quayside 5k B-Race

UK Athletics Age Categories

Please check your date of birth against your declared Age Group:
Junior Race age groups for road racing are your age on 31st August in the year prior to competition. ie Age ON 31/08/2023
U13 aged 11 or 12 on 31st August 2023 (for races before 31st August 2024)
U15 aged 13 or 14 on 31st August 2023 (for races before 31st August 2024)
U17 aged 15 or 16 on 31st August 2023 (for races before 31st August 2024)

Senior 5k Race
U20 aged 17, 18 or 19 on 31st August 2023 (for races before 31st August 2024)
Senior aged 20+ on 31st August 2023 (for races before 31st August 2024)
Masters Categories change on your birthday eg V45 is 45 or over on the day of the event.

If you are struggling with the maths use this calculator and check your (child’s) age on this date:

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