The Terry O’Gara Memorial 5k Road Race is our annual race, open to all, held in memory of our dearly beloved and much-missed former chairman who sadly passed away in 2012.

This year’s event will be held on Sunday April 23rd 2023.

The flat, fast, largely traffic-free course will take place at Cobalt Business Park, starting from the West Allotment Country Park.

Entry costs £14 for unaffiliated runners, £12 for affiliated runners.
Junior fun run is £3 per child.

Click here to enter.

“People need people” Terry O’Gara

Race Day Information

09:00 – Number collection and on the day entries

Please bring your own pins!

Cobalt Management Office, Newcastle upon Tyne NE27 0QJ
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120 spaces are available close to our Race HQ at Cobalt Unit 30. We’d encourage car sharing where possible.

10:00 – Junior Fun Run

£3 per child

10:30 – The Terry O’Gara Memorial 5k

The course route is available here.

The course record is 14:48, ran by Cameron Boyek in 2016.
The ladies record is 16:15 ran by Stacey Smith in 2017.

11:30 (approx) – Prize presentations

Will be held at the Cobalt Management Office.

Male and Female new course record;
⚡ £100

Male and Female podium positions;
🏆 £75
🥈 £50
🥉 £25

Male and Female Vet Categories (1st place only);
V35 £10
V45 £10
V55 £10
V65 £10