Events

Athletics legend and Olympian Paula Radcliffe has been in the region to catch up with the team behind the Durham City Run Festival. Founded in 2016, the celebration of running is now a well-established fixture on the summer events calendar in...
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Our Wild Goat Festival routes have been designed to keep festival-goers entertained all weekend! Whether you’re looking for an adventure on two wheels or two feet, we’ve got the event for you! Friday and Saturday Running Routes Wild Goat Festival...
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Are you yearning for a weekend adventure? Are you a cycling enthusiast or a dedicated trail running aficionado? Look no further than Wild Goat Festival, a weekend of running the trails and gravel cycling set in the heart of the...
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Sunderland City Runs and Durham City Run Festival arepartnering with Ecologic, a Gateshead-based renewable energy broker, to provide our runners with more sustainable packaging for water bottles at water stations and on the finish line at the races this year....
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The Durham City Run Festival will return in July 2024, with some significant changes, including a new partner and revised race routes. The festival will be one of the first major events to take place in the region after the...
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Thousands of people descended on Sunderland to take part in or watch its annual running festival. Over 2,700 participants tackled events at the Sunderland City Runs on Sunday 7 May. In great running conditions, leading club athletes, fun runners and...
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Marathon legend Paula Radcliffe is urging UK families to get involved in a Christmas fundraising event to support the building of the first children’s cancer hospital in sub-Saharan Africa. On Christmas Eve, along with her daughter Isla, who was diagnosed...
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Racing has returned to the heart of Durham at the 2021 Prince Bishops Place Durham City 10K and 5K Runs. Organised by Events of the North in partnership with Durham University and supported by Durham County Council, the runs were...
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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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