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Woodlawn Boxing Day Pudding Run

26 Dec 2021

Whitley Bay, North Tyneside
Starts: 10:30
Distance: 5 Kilometres
Entry Fee: £4.00 - £8.00
from North Shields Poly

Run off the Christmas excess

PLEASE NOTE If you enter online, Numbers can either be collected on Boxing Day morning from BRICK SHELTERS on the Links OR between 5.30pm and 7pm on Tuesdays or Thursdays from Tuesday 30th November onwards from North Shields Poly ClubHouse in Churchill Playing Fields OR Contact John Brettell on 07403376481 to arrange collection. ANY AMOUNT OF NUMBERS CAN BE COLLECTED BY ANYBODY. Now in its 35th year, the Woodlawn Boxing Day Pudding Run is a North East tradition, attracting thousands of runners to Whitley Bay every year to run off the Christmas excess with a seafront run suitable for all abilities. The Pudding Run is 5k (3.1 miles) and runners young and old are encouraged to dress in their festive finest. Each finisher will be invited to take home a Christmas Pudding and a certificate. Funds raised by the run will be split between Woodlawn School and North Shields Poly. Adults - £8 Children (under 16) - £4 Follow Run information here at Racebest, on NS Poly Facebook page, or www.nspoly.org or the Run Hashtag below Please note: In the event of snow or ice the race will be postponed to a later date for safety reasons. No refunds or deferrals will be available if postponement is necessary.


North Shields Poly AC

2 Witton Road
NE27 0PH
John Brettell


5 Kilometres
Entry limit:
Remaining places:
Suitable for wheelchairs


  • Toilets
  • No water stations
  • No distance markers
  • No changing facilities
  • No showers
  • No baggage store
Race HQ:
Whitley Bay Comrades Club, 14 The Links, Whitley Bay NE26 1PS, UK

This years route will be slightly different due to continuing works by NTC

Entry Fees

The prices below include race fees, card charges and admin; there are no hidden extras.


Assuming this event does not sell out, entry on the day will be available at no additional cost.
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