22nd to 23rd June 2019

Permit Number 19/015

The Marathon:

Our evening event is a multi lap (approx 4 miles per lap) race around the undulating grounds of Gibside. Start time is 5:00 pm and you will need a head torch if you plan to take more than 5 hours to complete your run.

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Our morning event follows the same route as the evening marathon and starts at 8:00 am.

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Footpaths range from tarmac, hardcore and trail. There is a feed station on each lap providing water, juice and sweets. Toilets are located by the Potting Shed Cafe and beer garden and the start is at Green Close on the Avenue.

See route map.

Cost: £21 unaffiliated, £19 affiliated, £17 NEMC.

The 12 and 24 hour events:             

As above but complete as many laps/miles as you can in 24 hours! Water, juice, salty snacks and sweets will be provided each lap. You must provide your own meals. Tents will be pitched for sleeping. All camping equipment will be provided NEMC. You cannot bring your own. Head torches are compulsory. The course will only be marshaled until dusk and will be lit by glow sticks during the dark.

The 12 hour event will start at 7 pm on 22nd June and finish at 7 am on 23rd June.

Cost: £38 unaffiliated/£36 affiliated/£34 NEMC

The 24 hour event will start at 2 pm on 22nd June and finish at 2 pm on 23rd June.

Cost: £52 unaffiliated/£50 affiliated/£48 NEMC

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First aid cover provided by Frontline Medical.

The Location:

Address: Gibside Estate, near Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE16 6BG

Gibside is a country estate, set amongthe peaks and slopes of the Derwent Valley. Gibside was previously owned by the Bowes-Lyon family. The run passes the main house on the estate which is now a shell, and also takes in the chapel, stables, walled garden and Banqueting House. You have chance to run through the West Woods, Snipe's Dene, past the Octagon pond and past the ruins of Gibside Hall.

See the National Trust website for more details.


Gibside 2018 Results

Gibside 2017 Results

Gibside 2016 Results

Gibside  2015 Results