Thursday 9th Joon 2022- 7.15pm

Are ye ready te gan te The Blaydon Race?

Enter The Blaydon Race

A Race Steeped in history

The famous 1862 Geordie folk song written by Geordie Ridley, about “Gannin' alang the Scotswood Road, to see the Blaydon Races” was adapted in 1981 into the road race that it is known for today. Jim Dewar of Blaydon Harriers came up with the idea for the race and it has gone from strength to strength in the past 40 years.

Learn about the history

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