Sunday 7th July 2024 10 - 4

A six hour event consisting of around 6M loops, on good surfaces,  from 10:00 - 16:00. This is not a competitive race and the objective is to complete as many laps as you wish within the 6 hour time limit. Those who wish to cover the classic 26.2 mile marathon distance will need to complete 4 laps, while those wishing to complete the 13.1 mile half marathon distance will need to run 2 laps.

Event information

Entry fees:

£21 NEMC, £23 affiliated, £25 unaffiliated

£40 relay team -If you want to enter a team, any number from two upwards, you will be welcome.

Entries on the day are £30.


Hamsterley Forest, DL13 3NL. On arrival, follow signs for the Grove Car Park.

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.