Article date: 8th August 2023

HMP Kirklevington 5km Race Details

Dear Muddy Runners,

Thank you for entering the HMP Kirklevington 5km Trail Race. Detailed below is some important information about the event. Please read the information carefully, if you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us at

LOCATION: HMP Kirklevington Grange, Kirklevington Grange, Yarm TS15 9PA

REGISTRATION:  Opens at 5:30pm In the Kirklevington Grange Café.


RACE NUMBER: Don’t forget you unique ‘Summer Series’: number if you have already participated in a 5km race. If you lose this initial number or forget it there will be an additional charge of £1 for each number that needs to be replaced.

ON THE DAY ENTRIES: We are taking on the day entries (cash payments only) Pop into registration to enter.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION Due to the nature of this event and running inside the prison grounds unfortunately NO WATCHES or MOBILE PHONES will be permitted (sorry), so please leave them on your car The race is chip timed so you will get your results as soon as possible.

COURSE (click on the link) : 5km Route Details 

The course starts on a flat tarmac road just to the left of the café (registration) you will then head straight along the road before turning right at the Prison fence, you will then run-on grass around the perimeter of the Prison (along the high fence) once you reach adjacent to the car park you with then keep to the left and head along the trail path (through the woodland). You will then cross the road and back onto the grass where you will stay left and do 2 full loops of the outer perimeter through the trails. Once heading back on the big 2nd loop you with then take a right turn straight through the high metal gates into the prison grounds, you will then turn left along the tarmac before doing a full lap of the field inside the prison. Once off the field you will then head back towards the start on the tarmac road to the finish. The finish is in exactly the same place as the start so make sure you run over both the blue mats that will be laid out on the floor once the race has set off.  There will be white directional arrows to help guide you but marshals on all key spots.

PARKING:  FREE parking is available at the prison. There is also additional parking near the café (use the bays). IMPORTANT you MUST NOT park on the road along side the prison, this is part of the run route and therefor you cannot obstruct it by parking your car there. The race will not start until all cars are removed off the road.

FACILITIES:  Toilet facilities are available and a fantastic café. Please note the toilets are limited to avoid queues please use the loo before you arrive.

FIRST AID:  There will be First aiders (Total Events Safety Team) on site. If you require attention/help during the race or after, please ask any marshal who will contact the first aiders.

FACEBOOK SCAMMERS: Please be aware that there are facebook scammers who will post to say they are selling their tickets as they can no longer attend the event. Tickets/places are not transferred/bought in this way. All transfers are carried out through Muddy Roads, if in doubt please contact us before paying anyone for a place.

RACE RESULTS & PRIZES: The race results will be available on Visit our page: after the event.

Prizes given for 1st 2nd and 3rd male and female winners. These will be given as the runners come through the finish.

CONTACT: Gary (event organiser) on 07769 705478 or

We sincerely hope that you enjoy the event, and we are really looking forward to seeing you. Please stick to the guidelines and we can all continue to enjoy the events in the future.

Have a great run!


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