The 2018 Grand Prix season is underway after the Brass Monkey Half Marathon, Thornley Hall cross country and the weekly Druridge Bay Parkrun. There are other events in the series which are taking entries now, so get entering:
Sunday 8th April-Port of Blyth 10k. This very popular fast and flat race is now SOLD OUT!!!
Sunday 13th May-Sunderland City Half Marathon. This excellent race takes in some of the most iconic sights of this great city, and entries are being taken now! Enter here http://www.sunderlandcity10k.com/sunderland-city-half-marathon/event-info/.
Wednesday 23rd May-George Ogle Memorial Race. A superb race which has a bit for everyone. Nice flat road sections, trail, a hill and grass make for a top race, organised by a friendly club. Entries open now here https://derwentvalleyrunningclub.co.uk/georgeogle/.
Wednesday 23rd May-Clive Cookson 10k. On the same night as the George Ogle this well attended 2 lap race is now taking entries here http://nspoly.org/clive-cookson-10k-2018/
Sunday 27th May-Druridge Bay 10k. This race is always well attended by Harriers and hopefully it will be the same this year, as this year the race is in aid of Hospice Care North Northumberland. Entries are already open with a decent chunk of the places gone already, so enter here asap! https://www.sientries.co.uk/list.php?event_id=3973.
Saturday 9th June- Blaydon Race. SOLD OUT!!!!
Sunday 24th June-Hadrians Wall Half Marathon. This is a unique opportunity to run close to a section of Hadrians Wall with outstanding views of the World Heritage Site. Now in it’s 7th year, the route is of mixed terrain grass path, forest track and approximately 4.4 miles of road. Perhaps not a pb course but it sounds like a corker! Enter here http://www.hadrianhalf.co.uk/.
Entry details for the other 2018 races will be announced asap.