Run Rainton 5k 2020

August 15, 2020 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Europe/London Timezone
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Chilton Moor
Houghton le Spring DH4 6PU
Run Rainton 5k 2020 @ Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve | England | United Kingdom

Saturday 15th August will see our 5k Run Rainton Fun Run return for its third year at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve.

Beginning at 10.30am, our 5k(ish) Trail(ish) Fun Run will take you over a challenging circuit of Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve, including Nicholson’s Hill. Run Rainton isn’t timed and there is no limit to how long you can take to complete the course, so is suitable for all level of runner, plodder and walker.

Advanced entry for the run is available for £10, places must be booked in advance, runners will not be able to join on the day.

The course is approximately 5k in distance, participants must be prepared for trail conditions and be able to manage the Stiles on the route. If you’re not sure, do get in touch before booking your place. You take part in Run Rainton at your own risk.

Ages 6+ are welcome, under 14’s must be accompanied by an adult and must be within arms reach for the duration of the run. Anyone wishing to run with a dog can do so but dogs must be on leads and under control at all times and any poop must be scooped. Runners with dogs may also be asked to start from the back.

Your entry fee to Run Rainton funds the event which is organised and run by the charity Durham Wildlife Trust. We strongly encourage runners to raise sponsorship for their run to help fund Durham Wildlife Trust’s vital work in conserving nature from Tyne to Tees. For more information on our work please visit If you would like any help with your fundraising please email

There will also be stalls including tombola and cake sales fundraising for the Trust on the day.

No refunds will be offered but runners are able to change the name on their booking up until Sunday 9th August.

We need you! If you would like to volunteer as a marshal please contact Emily at

Online bookings carry an admin fee. Alternatively places can be booked over the phone on 0191 584 3112 during office hours.