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Running trails at Hamsterley Forest

Whether you've just bought your first pair of trainers, or have 1000's of miles under foot, Hamsterley Forest offers opportunity for all runners. Choose from a number of waymarked running routes that range from 1km to 7km and explore this stunning forest.

If you're looking for advice about running in Hamsterley, get in touch with the Hamsterley Forest Running Group

Supported by Sport England and using National Lottery funding, the network of marked trails make running through the forest more accessible, so you can feel confident to just hit the trails and enjoy all the benefits of being active outdoors.

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Running trails at Hamsterley Forest

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1km running route at Hamsterley Forest
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3km running route at Hamsterley Forest
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5km running route at Hamsterley Forest
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7km running route at Hamsterley Forest