Race Calendar

Sunshine Run 5k

15 Jun 2022

Newcastle Upon Tyne
Starts: 18:30
Distance: 5 Kilometres
Entry Fee: £14.50 - £22.00

Join us on Wednesday 15th June for a run along the iconic Newcastle Quayside with a photo finish in front of the Tyne bridges as we celebrate the return of The Sunshine Run 5K, supporting disabled babies, children and young adults across the North East. This year we introduce, for the first time ever, a 3K wave for youth runners as well as our much-loved 5K, fast and flat route for both competitive and fun runners. Whether you are a club runner looking to smash a PB or a fun runner looking to take part with friends and colleagues, The Sunshine Run 5K is for you! Registration fee includes t-shirt, medal and chip timing. Runners are encouraged to fundraise to take part to support local children in need of specialist, life-changing equipment. RACE TIMES Start & Finish line – Pitcher and Piano, Newcastle Quayside, NE1 3DX. 6:30pm - Sunshine 3K Youth Run (100 entrants) 6:55pm - Sunshine 5K Elite Wave (100 entrants) 7:00pm - Sunshine 5K (400 entrants) Please ensure you arrive at the start line at least 5 minutes before your wave is due to start. FACILITIES Bag drop available from 5:45pm Late registration open from 5:45pm Toilets Free after 5pm parking nearby Water offered post race RACE INFORMATION Event information will be sent via email and posted in the race Facebook group @TheSunshineRun5K No refunds can be issued after the event entry closing date of Wednesday 1st June. Online entry will close on Wednesday 1st June, if you wish to take part after this date, please contact Erin.Todd@thesunshinefund.org to confirm on the night registration information. Should the event be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, all runners will receive a refund of their paid entry price. The run will go ahead in all weather conditions unless deemed dangerous or unsafe by the Met Office. Please note, photographs taken at the event will be used and owned by The Chronicle Sunshine Fund across online and media channels.


See Results

Results for the Sunshine Run 5k were last updated on Monday, 20 June 2022 17:05.



5 Kilometres
Entry limit:
Remaining places:
Not suitable for wheelchairs


  • Water stations
  • Toilets
  • Baggage store
  • No distance markers
  • No changing facilities
  • No showers
Race HQ:
Pitcher and Piano, Newcastle Quayside, NE1 3DX.

Free parking after 5pm

For large group sign ups of 10 more please email : Erin.todd@thesunshinefund.org

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