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Event Cancellation

On Friday 28th August 2020 we sadly announced that it will not be possible for the 2020 Durham City Run Festival to go ahead so the event will be cancelled and all entries for 2020 will be automatically transferred to the 2021 event which will provisionally take place on 15th-18th July 2021.
Although the gradual return of some activities gave us some hope, there is still too much uncertainty around mass participation events to enable us to be 100% confident that we could deliver a safe event in the manner in which everyone would desire. The Durham City Runs are renowned for the iconic nature of the routes through the city centre and the incredible atmosphere generated by the spectators and runners amongst its famous landmarks, which obviously we cannot deliver under current guidelines. We fully appreciate how much hard work people have put in to their training and travel plans and we can only apologise and hope for your understanding with the decision.

Refund Request Form

All 2020 entrants have been emailed to confirm their entry will be automatically transferred to the 2021 event, you don’t need to do anything. If you are unable to make the 2021 dates, would prefer a refund or would like to donate your entry fee to our charity partner St Cuthbert’s Hospice, please complete the below form no later than Friday 25th September 2020. If we do not hear from you by this date your entry will be transferred to 2021 and normal terms and conditions for deferral and cancellation will apply.

Please fill in the form below and select from the following options:

Option 1: I would like to cancel my place and request a refund of my 2020 entry fee (excluding processing fees of £2.50)
Option 2: I would like cancel my place and donate my full entry fee (excluding processing fees of £2.50) to St Cuthbert's Hospice
Option 3: I would like to cancel my entry and donate half of my entry fee to St Cuthbert's Hospice, and allow Events of the North to retain the other half (excluding processing fees of £2.50)
Option 4: I would like to cancel my place but do not request a refund

Please select your choice from the drop down menu: