Terry O’Gara Memorial 5k 2018


“People need people.” Terry O’Gara


On the day entries are available – see Race Day information below for more information.

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.


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

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

Entry on the day (subject to a maximum field of 300) £16 with a £2 discount available to British Athletics/UKA members.

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

Race Day Information

08:30 – On the day entries and number collection

Spud and Lettuce Café, Cobalt Business Park, Silver Fox Way, NE27 0QJ
Google Maps Location

10:00 – Junior Fun Run

£3 for Fun Run (entry on the day only)
This race is not timed but all competitors get a goody bag and medal.

10:30 – The 7th Terry O’Gara Memorial 5k

Every 5k finisher receives a commemorative t-shirt.
Cash prizes for our first three males and females over the finish line.
Additional prizes are available for the first finishers in the following age categories; Male over 40, 50, 60 & 70 and Female 35, 45, 55 & 65 (female)

11:30 (approx) – Prize presentations

Held at the Spud and Lettuce Café.


Available close to Race HQ at Cobalt Unit 30

Read all about the 2017 event here.

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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