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Ali Brownlee 5K

Sunday, 16 June 2024

A person standing on the starting line

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 on We are Middlesbrough.