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Ali Brownlee 5K

Lace up those running shoes, as the popular Ali Brownlee 5K returns for 2024, hosted by by Run For All.

Riverside Stadium

16th June 2024 - 10:15am - 5:00pm


This 5K event celebrates the “Voice of the Boro”, Ali Brownlee. This much-loved radio broadcaster is remembered for his passionate commentary of Middlesbrough F.C. from 1982 to 2016, as well as his amazing community fundraising work.

Everyone aged 11 and over is invited to remember this Middlesbrough legend at a fantastic twilight run. No matter your ability or reason for being there, we would love to see you at the start line.

Entrants under 18 require permission from a parent or guardian to enter.

General entry for the event is priced at £16 per person or you can also choose to run the Middlesbrough 10K for £26 per person.

Event information
Race Office
Race Office opening times will be announced closer to event day.

Baggage Store
Runners will be able to deposit their baggage free of charge at our baggage store.

Drink stations
Bottled water is available at the finish. Competitors are advised to ensure that they consider the effects of dehydration and drink plenty of fluids to compensate.

Event Village
The Ali Brownlee 5K partners with both local and national charities. They will be in the Event Village to meet and greet runners and to raise awareness of the important work they do.

First aid
Should you find you require medical assistance, personnel will be on hand to help at regular intervals on the course with fixed first aid stations located near to the water stations. In addition there will be a first aid unit and recovery area located near to the finish.

Food and Drink
There are a number of bars and cafés in the area that will be sure to welcome spectators and participants, and are often bursting with atmosphere after the event. View Middlesbrough’s food and drink offer here. 

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