Auckland Castle Trail Race and Fun Run

@ Auckland Castle

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28 August 2016

The 2 mile Fun Run will begin at 10am, with the 5 mile Trail Race beginning at 11am

Entry Fees: 5 mile: £9, 2 mile Fun Run £4

Auckland Castle commands a prominent position overlooking the River Wear, surrounded by 200 acres of idyllic parkland, making this a perfect spot for our trail run. Starting at the Robinson Arch, the run will take you passed our Walled Gardens, into the park, where you can take in its natural beauty as well sites such as the Deer House. At approximately 5 miles it includes all terrain, trail and forest. On your return you will finish at The Wyatt Gates, the main entrance to our Castle and Library Tea Room. There is a 2 mile Fun Run for Under 16s to enjoy the parkland as well – under 8s to be accompanied by an adult.

The Library Tea Room will be open serving speciality teas, coffees, and a delicious array of snacks and treats to help you refuel. The Castle will also be open, with guided tours available and family activities. Normal admission applies.The 2 mile Fun Run will begin at 10am, with the 5 mile Trail Race beginning at 11am.

Please note:

  • There is no parking onsite. Parking is available nearby at the North Bondgate Car Park, and is well signposted.
  • A place to leave bags will be available but is at your own risk.
  • T-shirts are given within the entry cost for the adult race (5 mile), and medals are awarded for children in the Fun Run (2 mile). The T-shirts will be subject to availability and requested size is not guaranteed.
  • Please arrive promptly and with time for registration before the race.

All enquiries regarding entries to Auckland Trail Race

Entries Open Wednesday 24 February 2016
Entries Close Saturday 27 August 2016 at 12pm


5 mile; 2 mile Fun Run

Auckland Castle
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7NR

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