Organisers of the Sunderland City Runs have announced the cancellation of this year’s event, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The annual festival of running had been postponed until September, but following extensive discussions with Sunderland City Council and other partners, Events of the North has confirmed that the Sunderland City 5K, Saucony Spire 5K,...
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Organisers of the Cintra TRY on the Tyne have announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event has been cancelled. Following discussions with event partners Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council, Events of the North has confirmed that the event, which was scheduled for 22-23 August, will not go ahead in 2020. TRY...
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The organisers of the Durham City Run Festival have announced details of a virtual event for the dates on which this year’s festival was originally scheduled to take place. The actual Durham City 10K, 5K and Run Like a Legend Mile have been postponed until October, but the virtual event will run from 16-19 July....
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Organisers of the Sunderland City Runs Festival have announced that a virtual event will go ahead next month. Although the actual Sunderland City Half Marathon, 10K and 5K have been postponed until September, the Virtual Sunderland City Runs will take place from 9-11 May, with real medals and prizes on offer across all distances. The...
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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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