Events of the North has announced that, due to the escalating COVID-19 outbreak, this year’s Sunderland City Runs event will be postponed. Following developments over the weekend and after consultation with Sunderland City Council and other event partners, the Sunderland City 5K, Saucony Spire 5K, Sunderland City 10K, Sunderland City Half Marathon and Active Sunderland...
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The sport of triathlon will come to Tyneside in August, as part of a two-day festival of multi-sport events. Following its successful debut last year, Cintra TRY on the Tyne will return to Newcastle and Gateshead in 2020 with 5k and 10k runs, duathlons, a family athletics event, and for the first time, the addition...
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A dragon boat trip has helped to launch the 2020 Air Products Worcester City Runs. Members of Worcester Dragon Boat Racing Club joined event organisers and sponsors to celebrate ‘7 on the Severn’ as the event prepares to grow for its seventh year. The popular Worcester City Half Marathon, 10K and Young Athletes Run will...
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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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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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Worcester based industrial gases firm Air Products has signed up as a partner for this year’s Worcester City Run. The company is celebrating 60 years of business operations in the UK by encouraging its employees to each clock up at least 60 minutes of volunteering and many of them will be helping out during the races in September.
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