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The organisers of the Durham City Run Festival have revealed the first details of this year’s event, along with news of an exciting partnership with Durham University. After its successful debut last year, the festival will return for three days again in 2020, including a full programme of events at the university’s Sports and Wellbeing...
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Today we at Events of the North begin the search for our 2020 ambassadors, who will represent one of five events in the 2020 events season. We hope to find two ambassadors for each race in each event, a total of around 30 across the year. As an EOTN ambassador you will get free entry...
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On International Volunteers Day we want to say a huge thank-you to our team of EOTN volunteers that help make our events happen. Across five events in 2019 (Sunderland, Durham, Try on the Tyne, Worcester and Kielder) we had around 500 volunteers join us to help put the events on. Whether that be as a...
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Plans have been announced for a new summer sporting event on the NewcastleGateshead Quayside.  ‘TRY on the Tyne’ will be the first major duathlon (run-bike-run) in the city centre, using the River Tyne and its bridges as a venue.  The event will also incorporate 5K and 10K runs and junior races and is being organised...
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Determined runner Ginty Telfer-Wilkes is preparing to take on the Active Northumberland Kielder Half Marathon…and multiple sclerosis in the process.
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A record field of runners was cheered on by big crowds at the 2018 Prince Bishops Durham City Run on Wednesday evening. Over 3,000 people signed up to tackle either the 5K or 10K race, 500 more than in 2017. On a warm summer evening, runners crossed the finishing line on Palace Green, in front of Durham Cathedral and Castle.
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