Terry O’Gara Memorial 5k

IMG_9988_sized“People need people.” Terry O’Gara

Online entries open now for 2018 (Sunday April 22nd)

Read all about the 2017 event here.

The Terry O’Gara Memorial 5k Road Race is an annual race (in March/April time), open to all, held in memory of our dearly beloved and much-missed former chairman who passed away in 2012.

The flat, fast, largely traffic-free course will now take place at Cobalt Business Park, starting from the West Allotment Country Park.

There is also a fantastic one mile Fun Run for youngsters and partners who are not able to compete in the full 5k race.

Registration (from 8.30am): Spud and Lettuce Café (Silver Fox Way) NE27 0QJ

5K starts at 10.30am

Every 5k finisher receives a commemorative t-shirt and there is a good bag and medal for Fun Run finishers.

Entries before January 31st 2018 will be £11 with a £2 discount available to British Athletics/UKAA members.

General entry from February 1st 2018 will be £14 with a £2 discount available to British Athletics/UKAA members

Entry on the day (subject to a field limit of 350) £16 or £14 for UKA members.

£3 for Fun Run (entry on the day only)

Fun Run at 10am. This race is not timed but all competitors get a goody bag.

There will be goody bags to all finishers and cash prizes for first three males and females as well as for over 40,50,60,70 (male) and 35,45,55,65 (female)

To see a video of Terry in his last race, representing England in 2011, click here.

Thank-you to Terry’s family for letting us show this remarkable footage.



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