22nd April 2017
Run Durham Hamsterley 10k
Saturday 22nd April 2017 (11am start)
Location- Hamsterley Forest, County Durham, DL13 3NL
Price – £14.00 (club) and £16.00 (unaffiliated) – TSHIRT IS OPTIONAL EXTRA
MEDAL TO ALL FINISHERS
Under UKA Rules – Run Britain License applied for
***WITH CHIP TIMING***
Hamsterley Forest is a delightful 2000 hectare oasis, sprawling along the sides of a sheltered valley. Visitors to Hamsterley have no shortage of options when it comes to forest adventure or a tranquil getaway from the hustles of modern living.
Enjoy a challenging run in one of County Durham’s most popular visitor destinations.
The route involves running on a mixture of tarmac and a gravel forest road.
Where is Hamsterley Forest?
The Forest sits wedged between Teesdale and Weardale in the heart of beautiful Durham Dales, approximately 10 miles (16 km) west of Bishop Auckland. The forest is signposted off the A68, north of West Auckland. Cars are charged £3 each (£5 on bank holiday weekends) on the Forest Drive to access the Forest and it’s facilities. Minibuses are charged at £8 each and coaches £12. There is no charge for visitors on foot.