- Starts from: 10:30 am
Update 24/10/21: Course distances added
Update 1/11/21: Descriptions download added
The Covid Conditions of Entry apply to this event. Please read through.
Terrain: Complex modern housing estates. Lots of footpaths, underpasses and green spaces. Very little climb
Assembly: Army Reserve Centre, High Pit, Cramlington (NE23 6RA ~ NZ276764 )
Toilets here. Please wear a mask when accessing them.
Travel: From A189 northbound take B1505 exit “Cramlington & E. Cramlington Ind. Est.” Right off the slip road & first right signed “Army Reserve Centre” (O-signed here), which is on the right behind Alex Scott Cars.
From A189 southbound take exit to “Cramlington & E. Cramlington Ind. Est.”. At the slip road foot turn left at the roundabout onto B1326 and right at T junction (lights) (O-signed here) onto B1505.
After approx. 350 m. turn right signed “Army Reserve Centre” (O-signed here) . AR centre is on the right as above.
Direct Bus: X8 Haymarket > S.Gosforth > Burradon > High Pit > Blyth (9:37 hourly)
X8 Blyth > Bebside > High Pit > Newcastle (9:23 hourly)
57A North Shields (9:56) > Whitley Bay (10:16) > S. Delaval > High Pit > Ashington
Courses km. Climb Controls 1 Men Open, Men Veteran (M35+) 7.4 90 m. 24 2 Men SuperVet (M55+)
Women Veteran (W35+)
6.4 60 m. 23 3 Men UltraVet(M65+)
Women SuperVet (W55+)
4.8 35 m. 18 4 Men HyperVet (M75+)
Women UltraVet (W65+)
Women HyperVet (W75+)
4.0 30 m. 18 5 Men Junior (M16-)
Women Junior (W16-)
3.6 20 m. 18 6 Men Young Junior (M12-)
Women Young Junior(W12-)
2.4 10 m. 15 Junior courses 5 & 6 will include quiet estate routes. Please take care.
At times running on any course may be along pavements and verges alongside estate roads.
Major roads are crossed by compulsory underpasses. All major roads are out of bounds.
Map: Scale: 1:5,000
Descriptions: Printed on the map and download here in now available.
Punching: SPORTident electronic (contactless enabled) on all controls. No dibber loan on the day.
Long term (non SIAC) advance loan to NATO club members by post until Easter @ £5. Apply in good time with your pre entry.
Dibbers are available for purchase from £29 upwards from SPORTident
Starts: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 10 minutes walk to start via manned road crossing.
Return from Finish to Download via same route.
Facilities: Toilets at the Army Reserve Centre. Please wear a mask when accessing them.
Dogs: Under close control
Important: Since many competitors may not be familiar with what constitutes out of bounds or uncrossable in urban events, we show below details of the relevant symbols.
Urban/sprint map symbols are available here.
Planner: Jim Gardner
Organiser: Mary Rack (0775 965 2694) maryrackATAOL.com
Controller: Allie Wilson Craw (NATO)
Safety: Be aware of urban hazards – traffic, cycles, pedestrians particularly at blind corners. Please take care of yourself and others. Risks have been assessed. See also note below course details.
Please bring your own requirement of water.
Please use sanitiser provided at the start.
Please visit RouteGadget to upload your route, and to see where other runners went.
Advantages of using RouteGadget are:
- You and others can see each other’s routes taken.
- You can see the other courses that were on offer at the event.
- You can become aware of alternative route choices.
- The planner can see what responses there were to the navigation challenges that were set.
- You can have youngsters talk through their routes to other members of the family
- View the Results