This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research UK's life-saving research.
Race for Life 5kis suitable for all ages and abilities. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 5k at your own pace while raising valuable funds for Cancer Research UK’s lifesaving work.
The Gateshead course weaves through the beautiful and historical grounds of Saltwell Park, taking in the lake, Saltwell Towers and the various ornamental gardens and features. The majority of the route is contained within the park with a small stretch along the road. The course is predominantly on paths with a lap on the grass of the main event field at the start and end of the run. Do note that route has several inclines and a sharp descent.