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The start area is 13.1 miles away from the finish, so please decide carefully where you will park. Please note: no event parking is available at the start.
- Drive and park at the finish then catch a Metro/shuttle bus from the Leas or Bents Park Road to Haymarket Metro and the start. Parking is available on the seafront and in South Shields town centre. Parking charges will apply so bring some change.
- Park in one of the designated parking areas in Newcastle City Centre.
- Beat the South Shields traffic and park at a Metro station and catch a Metro to Haymarket station. Parking all day at Kingston Park, Northumberland Park, Regent Centre, Bankfoot, Four Lane Ends, East Boldon, Fellgate and Callerton Parkway Stations is free on a Sunday. Heworth Station costs £1.20 for the day.
- Get dropped off at the start and collected from the finish. If you are being dropped off at the start we recommend you are dropped off near to Haymarket Metro station. If you have someone coming to collect you from the finish and you are being picked up on the Leas, please be aware that to speed up exit from the car parks there will be no entry after 14.00.
For local travel information call Traveline Northeast on 0871 200 2233 and follow @TyneWearTravel on Twitter.
The start is about a 15-minute walk from Haymarket Metro Station in Newcastle City Centre. South Shields Metro station is about a 15 minute walk from the finish line. Trains will be very busy due to the high volume of people travelling, so please expect a significant wait on the way home.
All day parking at Kingston Park,Northumberland Park, Regent Centre, Bankfoot, Four Lane Ends, East Boldon, Fellgate and Callerton Parkway Stations is free on Sundays. Heworth Station costs £1.20 for the day. Visit nexus.org.uk/metro or call 0191 20 20 747.
The start is about a 15 minute walk from Haymarket bus station in Newcastle City Centre. There are also bus services going to nearby Eldon Square bus station and many on-street bus stops. Shuttle bus services will be running between the start at Newcastle and the finish at South Shields. Bus information can be found at: arrivabus.co.uk/North-East, simplygo.com, stagecoachbus.com
The Shields Ferry connects North Shields and South Shields.Extra crossings will start at 08:45, running until 18:00. Shuttle buses connect North Shields Metro Station and ferry landing. Visit nexus.org.uk or call 0191 20 20 747.
A bike park will be available at Gypsies Green, located close to the finish. There's bike parking at Haven Point on Pier Parade in South Shields. Bring a suitable bike lock and do not leave any valuables with your bike. Organisers cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage.