Gung-Ho! is coming to Herrington Park, Houghton-le-Spring on 14th September 2019 with 5km of HUGE inflatable obstacles and a whole heap of FUN!
Whether you're a veteran athlete or a first-time 5k runner, you'll find plenty of opportunity to show just how Gung-Ho! you really are.
Please note: The course layout and number of obstacles may vary according to local venue and weather conditions.
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Gung-Ho! Winners T-Shirt
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From huge slides to enormous spiky balls, there's plenty of challenges to be found on the Gung-Ho! 5k course.
Every obstacle is designed for the maximum amount of fun, with no mud, paint or water to worry about.
Checkout some of the inflatables and see what challenges lay ahead!
Get Ready. Get Set... Gung-Ho!
Preparing for your Gung-Ho! event can be daunting but you're never on your own.
Join the FREE Gung-Ho! Training Programme and we'll guide you through a 9 week training package to take you from zero running experience to 5km race finisher!
Herrington Park Estate
Houghton le Spring
14th Sept 2019
9am - 3pm
First Wave: 09:00
Final Wave: 13:45
Frequency: 15 Minutes
Choose your prefered wave time when booking.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your wave time. This will allow you to park, collect any remaining tickets and drop any bags in the bag-drop facility before heading to the warm up area.
If you want to run as a team then all you need to do is book the same wave time as your team members.
Once a wave reaches 250 runners, it will no longer be possible to add further runners to your team, so be sure to book early!
If you would like to book as corporate team then reach out to us by email via email@example.com and we will do what we can to assist.
Parking is available on site and managed by Gung-Ho!
Parking ticket are availble online (£4 charge) or you can pay on the day (£5 charge).
Gung-Ho! starters are released in waves of up to 250 runners.
The first wave will be released at 0900, with subsequent waves starting at 15 minute intervals.
You will be able to select your preferred wave time when booking.
For safety reasons, it is not possible to book late entries on to full wave times.
Spectators are welcome at every Gung-Ho! event and entry is FREE. Viewing points will depend on the venue layout, with viewing possible at various points around the course.
We encourage you to bring friends and family with you to support you on the day.
Valuables can be left at a manned bag drop facility for a £3 charge per item. (All transactions are cash only on event days)
Each course is designed to best suit the event location.
There are no paint, water or mud obstacles at a Gung-Ho! event, but some mud should be anticipated in bad weather.
We can not guarantee that every obstacle will appear at every event. The obstacles and their positioning are dependent on the specific venue.
Rest assured we will do our best to set up every route to provide the most Gung-Ho! fun.
Your usual gym clothing will be suitable for a Gung-Ho! event. Fancy dress is also welcome but anything sharp or pointy will not be suitable.
Comfortable footwear is a must. We recommmend wearing trainers that you have worn-in over a period of time before the event.
If the weather on the day is wet then we recommend bringing a change of clothing and footwear as the ground can get muddy!
If you have any further questions check out the FAQs page.