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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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Sunniside Live 2017

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Sunniside Live is back for 2017.

Sunniside Live 2017

If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation in July then you may be interested in Sunniside Live an award-winning music festival that takes place on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th July 2017.

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation for your visit to Sunderland you can find our guest house room rates and availability here: online booking.

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