Doorstep Marathon / Half Marathon / 10K


3 DEC 2023

Sunderland Strollers are proud, once again, to present the Clazey’s Doorstep Events for 2023. We’ll be providing a Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K runs all starting and finishing at the Sunderland Yacht Club. We’re aiming to try and get as many people participating as possible. The events are not races but social runs which will demonstrate the capacity of running to generate substantial funds and provide a great day. On completion of your event you’ll be presented with a t-shirt along with a hot snack and drink all in the comfort of the Yacht Club Lounge.

There are changing/shower facilities at the Yacht Club, you can also leave bags etc in a secure environment.

Please meet at the Sunderland Yacht Club at 0745 for the Marathon start, 0945 for the Half Marathon start and 1045 for the 10K start.  Water will be provided around the route (marathon and half marathon only), if you want gels or anything else please either carry them or you can hand them to the marshals at the start and they will drop them ahead at the feed stations.

While the runs are designed to be open to all we rely heavily on our volunteer marshals and bike escorts and we wouldn’t want any of them freezing to death. So please do not enter the marathon unless you are confident of completing the distance in less than 4.5 hours; similarly do not enter the half marathon if you are likely to take more than 2.5 hours to complete.

The event is organised primarily to raise money for charity, this year we will be splitting the proceeds between 4 fabulous charities selected by our event founder Graeme Clazey:

Phoenix Cancer Unit at Sunderland Royal Hospital

Cancer Research UK

Macmillan Cancer Support

St Benedict’s Hospice

The event is also about getting people from North East Running Clubs and no Clubs to enjoy a Sunday morning run together while at the same time raising a load of cash for very worthy causes.

Entries are now open here, entries received after 19 Nov will not be guaranteed a t-shirt, entry will remain open until 2 Dec and cash entries can be made on the day.

Swim City GB

Franklin Transport

Barnets Barbers

Empress Security

Unite the Union NE206-1

Franklin Steel

NQ Fitness

Gary Black Carpets & Flooring

LJB Construction

Crabtree & Blacklock Bespoke Interiors

DST Shutters

Dr David Burlace – Aesthetic Dentistry

Howdens South Shields

Do please come and join us, over a beer we may even explain the origins of the event and why it means so much to the Club.

7 Responses

  1. Edward Docherty says:

    Hi, would you please advise what the parking arrangements are for the 10k event this Sunday 3rd December

    Thanks in advance

  2. Davina Lonsdale says:

    Hi just wondering if I can transfer to 10k from half marathon as I am just recovering from illness? Thanks

  3. John Wright says:

    Is there any any opportunity to start earlier than 11 if running the 10k or is it a strict 11 o clock start time

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