HAMSTERLEY FOREST Marathon and Half Saturday2nd July 2022 09:00

A 4 lap (marathon) or 2 lap (half) beautiful route run entirely on forestry Commission land in Hamsterley Forest. Quite hilly but suitable for road shoes. 

This is a club run of the marathon or half around our usual route at Hamsterley Forest. The 4 lap marathon passes the car park on each lap and there is a cafe for toilets and food and drink after the run.

This event does not have an official permit but is covered by club insurance and is attended by a first aider. 

Event information

Open to NEMC members only. You will be invited vis OCM.

Location: Hamsterley Forest  OS Grid ref: NZ091312   Postcode: DL13 3NL.

Registration: The Grove car park, not the Visitor's centre as in the past.

Route map here.

Parking: From 1 April to 30 September, barriers on the forest drive and car parks are open from 8am-8pm. The main car park at Bedburn (adjacent to toilet block) is open all day.  £1.50 one hour short stay (car/motorbike only); All Day rates - £6 car (£10 Bank Holiday weekends in Easter, May and August), £12 minibus, £18 coach.

For more information about Hamsterley Forest, click here.