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Sunderland 10K and Half Marathon

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Sunderland‘s 10K and half marathon take place this Sunday.

Sunderland Marathon of the North Runners Crossing Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland

If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation and taking part or plan on visiting Sunderland on Sunday we have the race route and information here to help plan your day.

The start and finish of the 10K is at Keel Square opposite the old Vaux site. The first part of the race is a 2K loop around the city centre before reaching Monkwearmouth Bridge.

Next runners pass the University of Sunderland campus hosts the runners along the river, passing the National Glass Centre before gently rising up the path to then drop down again toward Sunderland Marina.

Sunderland Marina is also the location of the half way point of the 10K route. Runners then follow a path along Roker seafront.

A left turn through the Dene leads into Roker Park. Roker Park’s bandstand is the 6K mark. The race route then loops back onto Roker Terrace before a flat 2K run back to Monkwearmouth Bridge.

Finally a right turn at St Mary’s Way leads to the finish line at Keel Square.

You can see a map of the 10K route below. Tip: click on the map for a larger image (opens in a new window).

Sunderland 10K Route Map

The Sunderland City Half Marathon and start and finish is at Keel Square opposite the old Vaux site.

The first mile of the half marathon passes through the Sunniside area of the city centre.

A left turn at approximately 3.5 miles takes the course down Toward Road past Mowbray Park and back to the city centre area before heading back towards Ryhope Road. The turnaround point is just before the Queen Alexandra pub roundabout.

The halfway point is on the return stretch of Ryhope Road before it reaches Backhouse Park. Next runners travel along Burdon Road back to Monkwearmouth Bridge.

At Monkwearmouth Bridge there is approximately 4.5 miles left to the finish.

Runners then travel along Dame Dorothy Street, circumnavigating St Peter’s Church before heading to the coast and following the sea front along Roker Terrace.

Upon entering Roker Park there are only 2.6 miles left to complete and the route returns to cross Monkwearmouth Bridge via Dame Dorothy Street. With the finish line at St Mary’s Way.

You can see a map of the half marathon route below. Tip: click on the map for a larger image (opens in a new window).

Sunderland Half Marathon Route Map

A video of previous running events in Sunderland including the Sunderland City 10K can be seen here…

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National Glass Centre Visitor Guide January To March 2018

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If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation this January, February or March then you may like to visit Sunderland’s National Glass Centre on Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL which is located fifteen minutes drive from our guest house accommodation.

The National Glass Centre Liberty Way Sunderland SR6 0GL

That National Glass Centre’s latest visitor guide can be found below…

You can see more about the history of glass blowing in Sunderland and current glass blowing in these videos…

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation near The National Glass Centre on Liberty Way in Sunderland SR6 0GL our bed and breakfast availability and online booking can be found here: online booking.

More ideas of places to visit while staying with us can be found here: Places To Visit.

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National Glass Centre Visitor Guide October To December 2017

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If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation this October, November or December then you may like to visit Sunderland’s National Glass Centre on Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL which is located fifteen minutes drive from our guest house accommodation.

The National Glass Centre Liberty Way Sunderland SR6 0GL

That National Glass Centre’s latest visitor guide can be found below…

You can see more about the history of glass blowing in Sunderland and current glass blowing in these videos…

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation near The National Glass Centre on Liberty Way in Sunderland SR6 0GL our bed and breakfast availability and online booking can be found here: online booking.

More ideas of places to visit while staying with us can be found here: Places To Visit.

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National Glass Centre Visitor Guide July To September 2017

Home > Tyne & Wear > Sunderland > National Glass Centre

If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation this July, August or September then you may like to visit Sunderland’s National Glass Centre on Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL which is located fifteen minutes drive from our guest house accommodation.

The National Glass Centre Liberty Way Sunderland SR6 0GL

That National Glass Centre’s latest visitor guide can be found below…

You can see more about the history of glass blowing in Sunderland and current glass blowing in these videos…

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation near The National Glass Centre on Liberty Way in Sunderland SR6 0GL our bed and breakfast availability and online booking can be found here: online booking.

More ideas of places to visit while staying with us can be found here: Places To Visit.

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National Glass Centre Visitor Guide April To June 2017

Home > Tyne & Wear > Sunderland > National Glass Centre

If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation this April, May or June then you may like to visit Sunderland’s National Glass Centre on Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL which is located fifteen minutes drive from our guest house accommodation.

The National Glass Centre Liberty Way Sunderland SR6 0GL

That National Glass Centre’s latest visitor guide can be found below…

You can see more about the history of glass blowing in Sunderland and current glass blowing in these videos…

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation near The National Glass Centre on Liberty Way in Sunderland SR6 0GL our bed and breakfast availability and online booking can be found here: online booking.

More ideas of places to visit while staying with us can be found here: Places To Visit.

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Last online reservation received: Wednesday 19th September 2018, 18:02 Country: United Kingdom