hamsterley forest 10k and half marathon 2019

Hamsterley Forest 10k & Half Marathon 

Sunday 20th October 2019

Please collect your chip & bib on the day at registration. 

Registration Sunday 8AM to 10:15AM

Runner info will be emailed Monday 14th October 2019 and available on here.


Click to Enter

Half Marathon 10:00am -  £30 

 UKA Affiliated £28

10k 10:30am -  £20

UKA Affiliated - £18

On the day entry if available £2 extra.

All finishers receive a bespoke medal, free unlimited digital photo downloads.

Chip timing & live results

Cash prize fund total = dependant on event entries


Finisher t-shirts & hoodies are available to purchase at registration:  £10 for technical t-shirt and £20 for hoodie.

Cut off times - all races 4 hours

Additional Info

Please be aware phone signal is very poor in and around Hamsterley Forest.

strathclyde loch country park marathon and half


Registration will take place at the start/finish area 

Registration opens at 8am

Near Grove Car Park, Hamsterley Forest south, Bedburn, Bishop Auckland DL13 3NL

Car Parking

Follow the bold  green line on the Map or on Google Maps Here  and signage to car park from Windy Bank Road entrance and park at Grove Car Park which is free, as the new ANPR system at Grove Car Park is not working at present.  (Do not park at Hamsterley Forest main car park as this is a long way to Registration and you will be charged for parking).


A bag drop area is located at the registration. Baggage is left at your own risk and is sometimes not manned. Please put your own labels on any baggage with name and race number on.

Portable Toilets

Will be located at registration.

On course portable toilets available.


No headphones as the route is also open to the public. 



hamsterley forest half and 10k


The route is now certified accurate.

View 10k Certificate

View Half Certificate

Click on the map above to view.

This is an undulating to hilly 10k lap race on good Loose stone trail paths as per Picture Below.

hamsterley forest run path

Half marathon runners complete 2 full laps and a short additional section at the Start.

10k runners complete 1 full lap from Race HQ.

Results will be on our website with split times for each lap. (Recorded each time you cross the lap mat).

 TRA Race Permit with a Course Accuracy Certificate

Feed Stations

A feed station will be placed at least every 3.1 miles. they will be stocked with cupped water, electrolyte, sweets, chocolate & cake. You can also leave personal nutrition at the feed station at registration.

Course Records



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Start List Here

Live Results Here

Route Map


Photos Here

T & C's 
Deferral & Transfer

Contact Us


Final Instructions