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The South Shields 10 Mile Race

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Sunday 1st August 2021

Entries Open
Wednesday 10th March 2021
Entries Close
Sunday 18th July 2021
Entry Fees

£21 affiliated 
£23 unaffiliated 

Event Organiser - Luke Adams

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The South Shields 10 Mile Race will return for it’s 5th year in 2021 along the beautiful coastal views of South Shields. The course starts at Souter Lighthouse, heading North along the beautiful South Shields coastline and completing 2 laps of the Leas. All finishing runners will receive a medal. 

The previous course has been amended from previous years to allow for social distancing but we believe the route is a more enjoyable (and quicker) course. Thank you for your support of our local race! 

RACE DATE – Sunday 1st August 2021 

There will be a starting window from 8.30am-9.30am in which runners can make their way to the start line and set off on their own or in small groups on the fully marked and marshalled course. 

The hugely popular South Shields 10 is a fantastic challenge on multi terrain, including trails, grass and coastal paths. 

We do hope to hold our usual start to the race but please be aware we may need to use staggered starts and other guidelines set.


7.30am Car Parking & Registration Opens 

8.30-9.30am Start Window

11.30am - We do not have a strict cut off time and all runners are welcome to finish, but would encourage all runners to aim to complete the course by 11.30am. 

Number Collection - On the day of the race from 7.30am 

Race HQ – Souter Lighthouse, postcode SR67NH

Age Limit - 17 years + to take part 

Footwear – Road & trail shoes are both suitable for the course. If very wet we would advise trail shoes.

Headphones – permitted as long as you can also listen out for instructions from marshalls & race organisers at all times.

Face coverings - Must be warn indoors at Souter Lighthouse cafe & toilet facilities.

Drinks - To limit contact with others, runners must bring their own drinks and be responsible for their own hydration throughout the race. Water will be available at the finish area and for emergencies.

UKA Athletics rules - licensed with Trail Running Association

Car parking – Available at Souter Lighthouse site on the field to the North of the Lighthouse. There will be a £3 charge for parking set by The National Trust. Free for national trust members. Please Car Share where possible. 

Transfers will be available until 18/07/21. Log in to your SiEntries account to amend your entry.

Previous Winners 

2016 - Cheryl Parkin
2017 - Jacqueline Penn
2018 - Sophie Robson
2019 - Danielle Smythe

2016 - Matt Hornsby
2017 - Kurt Heron
2018 - Lee Dover 
2019 - Ali Bailey

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