Gordon Smith Relays 2022

The 2022 Gordon Smith Relays will be taking place on Wednesday 11th May

Gordon Smith was a former chairman of Wallsend Harriers and made a distinctive mark on the club. He and his good friend Terry O’Gara (also a former chairman) both had an acute sense of the social and communal benefits of sport and possessed the famous Geordie values of ‘work hard, play hard’.

This popular relay event is held annually over a largely traffic-free course.

3 x 2 mile legs @ £18 per team. 

7pm start for Women, 7:45pm for Men

  • Women’s – min age is 16, but one of the team must be a V35 or older.
  • Men’s – min age is 16, but one of the team must be a V40 or older.

please note: there are no changing facilities available.

The Relays will be held at the West Allotment County Park, Silverlink North.

There are prizes for:

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd men’s team
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd women’s team
  • Fastest senior man
  • Fastest veteran man
  • Fastest senior lady
  • Fastest veteran woman

Race Day Information

18:00 – Number collection

Cobalt Management Offices, Cobalt Business Park, Silver Fox Way, NE27 0QJ
Google Maps Location

The course route is available here.

19:00 – Women’s Event Begins

19:45 – Men’s Event Begins

20:30 (approx) – Team Prize Presentations


Available close to Race HQ at Cobalt Unit 30