Saucony Spire 5K

Entries are invited for the NEW elite 5km event at the Sunderland City Runs 2021

Saturday 8th May 18:00

CASH prizes, time bonuses and more...

Events of The North are keen to offer more racing opportunities for Britains best endurance talent and those aspiring to get quicker and develop their careers.

The Sunderland City Runs have attracted the likes of Paula Radcliffe and Aly Dixon in the 10km and Half Marathon as well as some of the North Easts best runners.

The Elite 5km on Saturday evening will be part of the mass event and will undoubtedly attract a high quality field in pursuit of great prizes and fast times.
The iconic Northern Spire hosts the new course which should produce a superb racing environment which will kick off the Sunderland City Runs weekend.

Invites are extended to all who have a verified road 5km time from Jan 2019 as follows.

MEN 16:00 mins - WOMEN 18:00 mins

All those with PB times of sub 15.00 (MEN) and sub 17.00 (WOMEN) will receive £25 towards travel expenses.
Contact elite@eventsofthenorth.com with any queries.

Time Bonuses and North East Prizes

Time Bonuses will be awarded for the following (all times gun time)

14 min 30 sec and below
16 min 30 sec and below

North East 1-2-3

Events of the North will also be offering the top Men’s and Women’s North East 1-2-3 of a pair of Saucony shoes plus a free EOTN event entry in 2020 (if not already in top 5). To be eligible you must be affiliated to a North East club.
Anything else? Enter via the link below or send queries to elite@eventsofthenorth.com, we look forward to welcoming you to the inaugural Saucony Spire 5K as part of Sunderland City Runs!