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Stanhope Trail Races 1/2 and 10k

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Saturday 13th July 2024

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Sunday 16th July 2023 at 19:00
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Monday 8th July 2024 at 19:35
Half Marathon; 10k
Entry Fees
UKA Member - Half Marathon   £28.00   
Non Member - Half Marathon   £30.00   
UKA Member - 10k   £20.00   
Non Member - 10k   £22.00   
Event Organiser - Mark Marchant

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Trail running adventures that will take you away from the comfort of urban gravel tracks and into the heart of the glorious landscapes, nature and heritage that we have here in the North East of England. Something a little different and perfect for those wanting to progress from knocking out easy, fast and flat 10ks (don’t expect any personal bests here!). One of a series of explorations of Weardale and the North Pennines, this will be a showcase of what we want to achieve at Greener Miles events in partnership with the North Pennines AONB: interesting, challenging races bringing wonderful memories and held as environmentally responsibly as possible.

All races start and finish in Stanhope, a delightful market town in the Durham Dales and the perfect location to launch your trail running adventures. The race routes take in The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and UNESCO Global Geopark: a stunning landscape of open heather moors, dramatic dales, tumbling upland rivers, wonderful woods, close knit communities, glorious waterfalls, fantastic birds, colourful hay meadows, stone-built villages, intriguing imprints of a mining and industrial past and distinctive plants. The area has many distinctive geology and landscape features, significant archaeology and supports important biodiversity in a range of key habitats.

Race distances and elevation
10k (7 miles, 1200ft)
Half-marathon (14.6miles, 1887ft)

Mandatory kit:
You will be required to wear clothing appropriate to the conditions on the day. The kit list will be communicated nearer the event following weather forecasts etc.

Prizes for 1st to 3rd Senior Male Female, and 1st place in V40-49, V50-59 and V60-69 and 70+

What you get:

  • Timing
  • Feed stations – 4.5 miles and 9 miles
  • Fully waymarked and marshalled route
  • Medical Cover 
  • Hot food and snacks at the end of the race at the show ground.
  • Bespoke memento for all runners.
  • Wildflower Seeds
  • Prizes for category winners from our sponsors.

Venue: Stanhope Showground, Unthank Park, Stanhope, County Durham, DL13 2PQ.

Parking - Event parking will be in the show ground with additional parking areas within Stanhope town centre if needed.

Race registration will open at the show ground at 8am and close at 10am, both race distances will start at 10.30 prompt. Please note there is a short walk from registration to the start area. The race finishes at the show ground where your car will be parked.

We are an eco-friendly company, and on that basis, we don’t use disposable plastic cups and don’t offer T shirts as standard – many go to waste after events. As with all of our races we will be collecting pre-loved running kit so that we can pass it all onto an up-cycling scheme which we are supporting. We are actively encouraging participants to give something back to the environment which is why your race goodies are a little bit different. We are including a packet of mixed wildflower seeds for you to plant which will encourage bees and other pollinators to visit your garden and are great for the environment.

You can access our car sharing group on Facebook, where you can arrange car sharing opportunities with other race day participants. Great for the environment and great for your pocket.... and you could win free race places in our car share raffle! Car Share group


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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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Event Location
Stanhope Show Ground, Unthank Park, Unthank Road, Stanhope, County Durham, DL13 2PQ