Summer 5k Trail Series 2016/17

The South Shields 5k Summer Series is a race within Marsden Old Quarry. The quarry is a real hidden gem in the town and the course tests you on a variety of trails, steps, hills and mud! The route allows you to enjoy the fantastic views of South Shields and beyond as you run across one of the highest points in South Shields. This race is perfect for all levels of ability, whether you’re a beginner to the trails or you’re an experienced runner looking for a good workout or a low key race. The friendly atmosphere allows for an enjoyable morning and the course will give you a good test for the weekend.

Entry Options
Name of Runner
Club (if any)


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Dates (All runs start at 9.30am)


Sunday 2nd April – RESULTS

Sunday 4th June – RESULTS

Sunday 25th June – RESULTS

Sunday 16th July – RESULTS

Sunday 6th August – RESULTS

Sunday 17th September – RESULTS


Important Information

* New Start/Finish Point from June 2017 at White Horse Pub.

* Parking available at The White Horse Pub (NE34 7QZ) Please be sensible with parking.

* Run under UKA/Run Britain rules

* All Runners receive a South Shields Trail Series medal at the end of the series (Must take part in 2 races)

* 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards to Series winners

* Track your progress each month with our online results

* Take part in our Summer Series points table

* Get involved with the local running community and meet new friends

* Go for a cuppa and breakfast afterwards

* Entry is £6 for each individual race. £30 for the full series (saving £6)

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Summer Trail Series Points Scoring

* 150 point for first place, 149 points for second place etc

* 50 points for a course record (20.43 Jack Brown & 22.15 Sophie Robson)

* 30 points for taking part in 3 races in a row

* 50 points for completing all races over winter

* 100 points for volunteering (maximum of 2 runs)

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