Sunderland City Runs

The 2020 Sunderland City Runs Weekend will return next May, check back soon to save the date! After the huge success of the BRAND NEW 5K event on the evening of Saturday 11th May, running across the New Wear crossing, the Northern Spire! The 10K and Half Marathon will be taking place on following Sunday morning. Come and get inSPIREd and be part of 5000 runners taking part across the weekend!

With spectacular coastal views and a brilliant atmosphere, although we cannot guarantee the weather, we can guarantee a superbly organised event with plenty of support on the route and an army of enthusiastic volunteers to make it a great day for all taking part. All participants will receive a t-shirt, medal and goody bag. There is ample city centre parking, baggage services and plenty of fun activities for those not taking part.


  • Traffic Free, picturesque course
  • Medal, tech t-shirt and goody bag for all finishers
  • Secure baggage drop
  • Electronic Chip Timing
  • Prizes for top 3 male and female and first V40, V50, V60
NEW 5K event over the Northern Spire Bridge
Organised by Sunderland City Council, info and entry details can be found here
Half Marathon
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£34.50 Unaffiliated

£32.50 Affiliated

£25.50 Unaffiliated

£23.50 Affiliated

£15 Unaffiliated/Affiliated

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