12th November 2017

Run Durham Hamsterley 10 Miler & 5 Miler

Category: Tag:


Sunday 12th November 2017

Location- Hamsterley Forest, County Durham, DL13 3NL

Price – £18.00 (club) and £20.00 (unaffiliated)  (£12/£14 for the 5 miler)


Date Sunday 12th November 2017
Race Address Hamsterley Forest
Start Time 11:00 am
Registration Race Tent at Nest Car Park
HQ Race Tent at Nest Car Park
Max Race Capacity 500 Entries
Bag storage Provided at the finish/HQ
Race Surface Tarmac Road (35%)  and open surface tracks (65%) for the  10 Miler
Distance 10 miles / 5 miles
Entry Fee 10 Miler – £18.00 (club) and £20.00 (unaffiliated)

5 Miler – £12.00 (club) and £14.00 (unaffiliated)

Minimum Age 18 years old on the day of the race (16yrs for 5 miles)
Car Parking Nest Car Park (near Grove House)
Water Stations every 3 miles
Distance Markers Every Mile
Prizes 1st Male/Female overall – Trophy & Voucher worth £50

2nd Male/Female overall – Voucher worth £30

3rd Male/Female overall – Voucher worth £20

Masters Categories Age Group Prizes (W35+ and M40+ in 5 yr bands (a minium of 5 runners in each age band are required to qualify for a prize with no upper limit!)
Team Prizes 1st Male Team – UKA Affiliated Clubs (position of first 3 male runners from club) and prize vouchers1st Female Team – UKA Affiliated Clubs (position of first 3 female runners from club) and prize vouchers
Profile Flat first and last 3-4 miles (hilly from 4.5 to 6miles)


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 £6 each 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.