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The South Shields 10 Mile Race

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Sunday 6th August 2023

Entries Open
Tuesday 9th August 2022
Entries Close
Friday 4th August 2023 at 12:00
Entries So Far
278 Participants
Entry Fees
UKA Member   £21.00   
Non Member   £23.00   
Event Organiser - Luke Adams

The South Shields 10 Mile Race will return in 2023 along the beautiful coastline of South Shields. The race is highly regarded in the North East running calendar and a great benchmark of fitness before the Great North Run in September. 

Starting at the idyllic Souter Lighthouse National Trust site, the course heads North along the beautiful South Shields coastline and The Leas before returning. The route is fully marked & marshalled by our amazing volunteer team with fantastic support & refreshments along the way. Look out for beautiful views of Marsden Rock, Frenchman's Bay, Sandhaven Beach & even dolphins swimming by! 

All finishing runners will receive a South Shields 10 Mile medal for taking part (please note that all entries must be made by Wednesday 26th July to receive a medal. After this date medals can be ordered after the run & sent out). Awards will be provided for first 3 male & female. 


7.30am Car Parking & Registration Opens (Number Collection on Day)

9am Start Time 

11.30am - No strict cut off time - runners will be followed by our tail runner & we would encourage all runners to aim to complete the course by 11.45am. 

Course Map - - Course is set on National Trust land. Runners do not have right of way and we request common courtesy to other park users.

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.

Water - Please consider bringing your own water/hydration containers to help us to reduce plastic waste. There will be water stations out on the course and at the finish line where you can refill. 

Toilets - Available at Souter Lighthouse & on the course nearby Marsden Grotto.

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 30/07/23. Log in to your SiEntries account to amend your entry. Thank you for supporting our small local business & run club. 


Previous Winners 

2016 Cheryl Parkin, 2017 Jacqueline Penn,  2018 Sophie Robson, 2019 Danielle Smythe, 2021 Jackie Murdy, 2022 Jackie Murdy 

2016 Matt Hornsby, 2017 Kurt Heron, 2018 Lee Dover, 2019 Ali Bailey, 2021 Liam Taylor, 2022 Simon Fraser 

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This event offers the option to purchase XCover, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

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