Entries closed on 9th November 2018
The Hamsterley 5 miler takes place in the Forest Drive and other forestry which is largely flat, the race is a large loop which turns and comes back to the start/finish area at the Nest Car park near the middle of the Hamsterley Forest drive.Chip timing will be used on this accurately measured scenic route . All finishers will recieve a medal and an optional race tshirt is available at extra cost.
You can login to your account/profile and check all the races you have entered and the entry status.
You will recieve information and instructions by email approximately 5-7 days before the race.
It is important that your email account is accessible to you and that you check for the email before the race.
Your race/bib number will have a foam strip with the chip underneath.
Do not remove or damage the foam or chip.
Your race number should be attached to your running top at all four corners and be visible throughout the race (including start and finish).
Check the website for the entry list. We will try to publish this 7 days before the race.
Please log in to your profile and it will show what events you have entered as well as the pre-race information linked to the event..
Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds if you are ill, injured or change your plans.
Up to 14 days before race we can allow you to change the event or defer to next years race. See full instructions here
With 14 days of the event NO changes can be made
We cannot guarantee the event to have places available on the day
Please enter at least 14 days before the race.
If you wish to enter on the day, please check the website 24 hours befoe the race and we will be able to tell you if there are places available.
We do not send anything in the post.
All race packs (numbers and chips) can be collected on the day of the race from the race HQ
Unless specifically stated, all races are under UK Athletics Rules and the full rules can be found HERE
Results are posted on the Run Nation website after the event
Parents/carers can use their email address to register a child.
Please create an account for the child using your email address and enter using the child's name and date of birth in the account you've created.
We have developed a new website that provides a unique profile for each runner.
This profile is linked to your email address.
If you wish to enter children ages under 16 to races using your email address, please follow these steps.
When you login as yourself, you should only be able to see your own past and future race entries. Login with the new persons details and you will see their profile and races.
UK Athletics Rule RULE 21 S 9 UKA SUPPLEMENT OPEN TEAM COMPETITION
The team scoring the least number of points, according to the positions in which the members of the team ﬁnish whose positions are to count, shall be the winner; the positions of the non-scoring members of a team, whether it ﬁnishes all its members or not, shall be scored in computing the totals of the other teams. In the event of a tie on points, the team whose last scoring member ﬁnishes nearest ﬁrst place shall determine the result.
To count as a team member, the runner must be wearing the official club running vest.
All runners will be informed of their prize at the event, where possible. Otherwise Run Nation will email runners with their prize.
All Run Nation prize vouchers are honoured via this website and anyone having a problem reclaiming or using the code should contact us immediately.
Vouchers are valid only for the runner who won the prize and cannot be used in conjuction with other prizes or discount codes.
Women 35+ (35-39/40-44/45-49/50-54/55-59/60-64/65-69 etc)
Men 40+ (40-44/45-49/50-54/55-59/60-64/65-69 etc)
Where there are fewer than 5 runners finishing in an age category, we will merge 2 or more age categories, to make up at least 5 finishers to count for a prize.
The highest placed runner within the combined age groups will qualify for a prize.
If one of the runners claiming a 1st 2nd 3rd prize overall (male or female), then the next placed veteran will recieve the Age Group prize.