South Shields Landmark Challenge 2022

Good luck to all teams taking part in this year’s Landmark Challenge & we hope you enjoy the event. We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone for supporting our local run club.

Teams must register from 8.20am-8.50am and confirm their attendance & team members.

Start – 9am outside the Sanddancer Pub NE33 2LD. The finish will be located in the same place. Car parking & public toilets available nearby at the amphitheatre. The Sanddancer will be open for breakfasts from 9am-12pm.

Please view all checkpoints below in alphabetical order. Teams can run to the landmarks in any order they wish and must take a team photo as close to the landmarks as safely & respectfully as possible. There is no official route and you must find the landmarks as a team.

Cut off – We request that all teams aim to be back to the finish by 11.45am. If you expect your team to miss the cut off, please confirm via txt or phone call to the organiser on the contact number below with your expected time. You will be able to complete your landmarks.

After completing the run, please share your photos in our facebook event HERE

The Landmark Challenge is a fun social Christmas event and we don’t anticipate any cheating or bending of the rules – please play fair and enjoy the challenge against others.

Safety Kit – Fully charged mobile phone, water, food/snacks, emergency money, appropriate running clothing for the weather conditions. All teams must have the organising team’s contact numbers.

Organiser Contact Number – Luke – 07584433294

Map of Landmarks CLICK HERE

1. Bird Sculpture
2. Bridle Path Horseshoe
3. Footprint
4. Groyne Lighthouse
5. Jubilee Cottages Plaque
6. Lest We Forget Seat
7. North Marine Park Arch
8. “Now you see it, now you don’t!”
9. Plodge at South Shields beach – Bring spare socks and trainers!
10. Recipe
11. Robert’s Bench
12. Souter Lighthouse Mosaic Stone
13. Stone Instrument
14. The Eye
15. The High Ground
16. Tommy the Trumpeter Celebration Plaque
17. Village Life

18. ‘Weeble’ (Timekeeper)
19. White Horse Painting

20. Wildcard – to be announced on the day