Prince Bishops Durham City Run - Prince Bishops Durham City 5k

Part of the Durham City Run Festival for 2021, two races and one unforgettable finish! The World Heritage Site provides the stunning backdrop to this exciting event that chases through the narrow cobbled streets and along the beautiful River Wear with the imposing 900 year old Cathedral always beckoning. There can hardly be a more spectacular setting for a Summer Night of racing and fun. Tell me more, tell me more! The 5k and 10k races start 10 minutes apart, facing each other across the the ancient Market square. 5k runners will set of first at 7.15pm, with the 10k runners following 10 minutes later. Whichever you elect for, you will finish at Palace Green in between the Cathedral and the Castle, following in the footsteps of pilgrims who have climbed the hill for almost a thousand years. With a little luck you may have produced you’re own historical performance to match the surrounding splendor! All competitors have free access to the Durham City Park and Ride system so no need to worry about parking, you can run, recover and relax!


  • Course address Palace Green
    County Durham
  • Venue facilities: Secure baggage tent, toilets, refreshments, first aid, electronic chip timing and results. Medal and technical t-shirt and goody bag for all finishers.



  • Race Title: Prince Bishops Durham City 5k
  • Race Date:
  • Licence Status: Full Licence
  • Distance: 5 km
  • Limit:3000
  • No of Entrants Previously:850
  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Profile: Undulating
  • Water stations:Yes
  • Awards/mementos: Yes
  • Distance markers: km
  • Course Address: Palace Green
    County Durham

Entry Fees

  • Adult Affiliated £16.00
  • Adult Unaffiliated £16.00