Prudhoe Riverside Parkrun

Prudhoe Riverside
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Overview

The course is 5000m (5K) long. The course is at Tyne Riverside Country Park, Prudhoe. The course is run on a mixture of tarmac paths and trail paths. Some sections of the course may accumulate mud, leaves and puddles after rain. Dependent on availability, marshals will be at key sections of the course, or signs will be in place.

Course Description

The course starts on the Riverside path, approximately 10 minutes walk from Prudhoe Railway Station. Runners will stay on right side of the main path towards Wylam and take a right turn leading to a footpath behind chalk hills known as The Spetchells. Runners will continue down this trail footpath, with slight inclines and complete 2 clockwise laps, finishing at the start line with a steady downhill towards the finish. The majority of the path is trail and may not be suitable for buggies, the course is mostly flat with a gradual climb and a steeper downhill section.

Facilities

Public toilets are available at the Riverside park café/information centre. Parking is available at the Riverside Country Park, with overflow parking on the opposite side of the road. There is a children’s play area at the Riverside Country Park.

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