Sun 23 Jun 2024 Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, UK

The Great British Bake Run (North)

Who doesn't like cake?! The Great British Bake Run is back for another year!

  • Sun 23 Jun 2024
Herrington Country Park, Houghton le Spring

The Great British Bake Run (North)



Age 12 & over

  • 7 hrs trail running


The medal is a fantastic cupcake which doubles up as a magnet to go on your fridge!We will also hold a baking competition with prizes for best tasting cake, best looking cake, best effort cake - all of which will be on the aid table to be eaten during the run!" This is a 7hr Time Challenge event which allows you full control over the distance you want to run. The minimum distance is 5km, which is part of a lap. A full lap is 4.37 miles (7km) and you can run as many or as few of these laps as you wish in the 7hr time limit which starts from the official event start time. It is 3 laps for a half marathon, 6 for a marathon and 7 or over for an ultra, we also have a 50km distance available.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Newcomers


  • Bag storage
  • Changing facilities
  • Free parking
  • Park
  • Showers
  • Toilets


  • Flat
  • Multiple laps

What's included

  • Goody bag
  • Medal


  • Age 12 & over
  • Entries open
  • Enter online