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The Port of Blyth 10k 2018

Sunday April 8th - Details to follow

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A 10K chip-timed Race club and u/a runners held under uk:athletics laws. Course certified accurate. (Minimum age 16 years on day of Race) Licence No. 2018-33663.

The fourteenth running of the Blyth Valley 10k, now renamed the Port of Blyth 10K will take place on Sunday 8th April 2018 at 10:00am.  The race is run from Blyth Quayside to Seaton Sluice and back, along public footpaths and cycle ways.  The course is officially ratified; it's very flat and provides an excellent chance of fast times.  Ample parking near the start (please follow signs and marshals instructions).  Limited changing facilities in new race HQ at Port of Blyth Training Centre.

Athletes compete in individual age categories. For example a Male over 50 will not qualify for over 40 and over 45 category awards.

The event organiser can be contacted at

START & FINISH           Quay Road, Quayside, Blyth. NE24 3AR.

ROUTE                         Fast and flat on footpath, promenade and cycle ways from Blyth Quayside to Seaton Sluice and return.
Not suitable for unassisted wheelchairs.

CHANGING                   Limited changing facilities in new race HQ at Port of Blyth Training Centre.

PARKING                     Ample parking near to start. Please follow signs and marshals instructions.

AWARDS                      Individual male (1 to 8), female (1 to 8) and vet prizes plus 1st male and female teams. Race t-shirt for all finishers. Bonus prize for new Male and Female course record.

COURSE RECORDS        Male:    30:33 (Peter Newton, Morpeth Harriers 2011)

                                   Female:     34:12 (Rosie Smith, Durham Harriers 2014)

ENTRY FEE                  UKA £13.00, Unattached £15.00  Cheques payable to Blyth Running Club.

CLOSING DATE             2nd April 2018 (or when 650 limit reached)

(for postal entries)

ENTRIES ON THE DAY   If limit not reached will be taken on the day at the Race HQ (+£2.00).

ENTRIES BY POST TO    Dave Kitching, 30 Castledale Ave, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 4EL. (No SAE required)

    OR ONLINE AT                               

Numbers sent out from March 18th.