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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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Public Transport

New #20 Bus Timetable

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If you are staying with us and planning a visit to Sunderland or Durham by public transport then the 20 Prince Bishops 20 20A X20 bus service that links Durham, Sunderland and South Shields.

20 Bus Durham Sunderland South Shields

The #20 Sunderland to/from South Shields bus service is the quickest way to get to/from Sunderland City Centre (Park Lane Interchange), the University of Sunderland (City Scape campus and St Peter’s aka Tom Cowie campus) and the Stadium of Light.

Journey time from South Shields to St Peter’s aka Tom Cowie campus and the Stadium of Light is approximately 15 minutes.

Journey time from South Shields to Sunderland City Centre (Park Lane Interchange) and the University of Sunderland City Scape campus is approximately 20 minutes.

You can view the full new timetable below…

Where to disembark the #20 bus in South Shields…

Fowler Street is where you should disembark the #20 bus upon reaching South Shields. Fowler Street is at the bottom of our street (Beach Road). The Fowler Street bus stop for disembarking the #20 bus can be seen here…

20 Bus Fowler Street South Shields

When you have disembarked the bus at Fowler Street it is a few minutes straight walk along Beach Road to our guest house accommodation.

A map of the walking route can be seen here…

Fowler Street South Shields To Annie's Guest House

‘A’ on the image is the Fowler Street bus stop and ‘B’ on the image is the location of our South Shields guest house.

Where to catch the #20 bus in South Shields to Sunderland…

The image below is centred on South Shields town hall on Westoe Road in South Shields, identifiable by it’s clock tower.

The road above it on the image is Beach Road (shown with a long red line). Turning the corner from Beach Road, walking in front of South Shields town hall, is Westoe Road.

The shorter red line at the bottom of the image is the location of the Sunderland-bound #20 service bus stop on Westoe Road. The shorter red line at the top of the image shows the location of the Fowler Street bus stop, shown previously, where you should disembark the #20 bus service on a Sunderland to South Shields journey.

For South Shields to Sunderland journeys including the Stadium of Light, Sunderland Aquatic Centre, University of Sunderland, Sunderland Royal Hospital, City of Sunderland College’s Bede Campus and Sunderland Park Lane Interchange you should catch the bus on Westoe Road opposite the Britannia Inn.

The short red line at the bottom of the image indicates the location of the Sunderland bus stop.

Annie's Guest House to Westoe Road South Shields

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Public Transport

New #20 Bus Timetable

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If you are staying with us and planning a visit to Sunderland or Durham by public transport then the 20 Prince Bishops 20 20A X20 bus service is the new bus service replacing the 35 Laser bus service.

20 Bus Durham Sunderland South Shields

From 25th January 2015 the #20 Sunderland to/from South Shields bus service is the quickest way to get to/from Sunderland City Centre (Park Lane Interchange), the University of Sunderland (City Scape campus and St Peter’s aka Tom Cowie campus) and the Stadium of Light.

Journey time from South Shields to St Peter’s aka Tom Cowie campus and the Stadium of Light is approximately 15 minutes.

Journey time from South Shields to Sunderland City Centre (Park Lane Interchange) and the University of Sunderland City Scape campus is approximately 20 minutes.

You can view the full new timetable below…

Where to disembark the #20 bus in South Shields…

Fowler Street is where you should disembark the #20 bus upon reaching South Shields. Fowler Street is at the bottom of our street (Beach Road). The Fowler Street bus stop for disembarking the #20 bus can be seen here…

20 Bus Fowler Street South Shields

When you have disembarked the bus at Fowler Street it is a few minutes straight walk along Beach Road to our guest house accommodation.

A map of the walking route can be seen here…

Fowler Street South Shields To Annie's Guest House

‘A’ on the image is the Fowler Street bus stop and ‘B’ on the image is the location of our South Shields guest house.

Where to catch the #20 bus in South Shields to Sunderland…

The image below is centred on South Shields town hall on Westoe Road in South Shields, identifiable by it’s clock tower.

The road above it on the image is Beach Road (shown with a long red line). Turning the corner from Beach Road, walking in front of South Shields town hall, is Westoe Road.

The shorter red line at the bottom of the image is the location of the Sunderland-bound #20 service bus stop on Westoe Road. The shorter red line at the top of the image shows the location of the Fowler Street bus stop, shown previously, where you should disembark the #20 bus service on a Sunderland to South Shields journey.

For South Shields to Sunderland journeys including the Stadium of Light, Sunderland Aquatic Centre, University of Sunderland, Sunderland Royal Hospital, City of Sunderland College’s Bede Campus and Sunderland Park Lane Interchange you should catch the bus on Westoe Road opposite the Britannia Inn.

The short red line at the bottom of the image indicates the location of the Sunderland bus stop.

Annie's Guest House to Westoe Road South Shields

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New Sunderland to South Shields Bus Timetable

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We have updated the website today to include the latest Go North East #35 bus service timetable that comes into effect from 2nd June 2013. This bus runs along Westoe Road and Fowler Street at the bottom of our street in South Shields and departs every ten minutes taking passengers to and from South Shields, Sunderland, University of Sunderland, Sunderland Royal Hospital and Houghton-le-Spring.

Go North East #35 'Laser' Bus

You can see the latest #35 bus timetable here…

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University of Sunderland Videos

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University of Sunderland St Peters Campus

We have just uploaded a couple of Sunderland University videos to our YouTube channel and also included them on our University of Sunderland information page on the website.

More information about University of Sunderland can be found on our website: University of Sunderland.

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If you are looking for hotel accommodation near Sunderland and University of Sunderland our bed and breakfast accommodation availability can be found here: online booking. Room information including photographs can be found on the bedrooms page of our website.

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