TBC: 1st Sept 2018
It's back! Hamstery Forest Marathon returns with a new route, plus half marathon and relay options.
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.
Race instructions are here.
Please note, the start and registration is at The Grove car park, not the Visitor's centre as in previous years.
Prices: £17/£19/£21 (NEMC/affiliated/unaffiliated) or £35 for a relay team of up to 4 runners.
Medals, crisps and chocolate for all finishers. Trophies for male and female winners, plus age group winners in vets categories from v35 upwards.
Location: Hamsterley Forest OS Grid ref: NZ091312 Postcode: DL13 3NL. See here for more information.
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 some great pictures, see https://www.facebook.com/pg/Parcoderun/photos/