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 able to go ahead after an event-specific plan was implemented to ensure the safety of...
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Thousands of people enjoyed a return to mass participation racing at the 2021 Sunderland City Runs this weekend. Organised through a partnership between Events of the North, Sunderland City Council and its Active Sunderland team, the Sunderland City 5K, 10K and Half Marathon were hosted on 19 and 20 June, with COVID-related measures in place...
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Events Of The North has confirmed that plans to host the Sunderland City Runs 2021, due to be held from 19-20 June, are proceeding as scheduled. After discussions with Sunderland City Council, Public Health England and emergency services, the decision has been taken to continue with preparations for the event to take place.  Events Of...
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USA’s Eric Jenkins wins men’s race Brit Laura Weightman sets new road 5K PB in winning women’s race fast5K was a new COVID-compliant, invitation only elite event organised by Steve Cram’s events company  A strong line up of elite athletes raced in challenging conditions at the inaugural fast5K event on Monday evening. Despite persistent rain...
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Details have been unveiled of a series of virtual events that will be held on the weekend when the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon should have been taking place. Following the cancellation of this year’s planned event due to COVID-19, participants in the virtual races will instead have the opportunity to complete solo runs at distances...
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Fundraisers and fun runners are signing up in their hundreds for the Virtual Air Products Worcester City Runs at the weekend. Following the cancellation of the popular festival of running in the centre of Worcester due to COVID-19, the virtual event was launched in June, to raise money for charity partner, the Grace Kelly Childhood...
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Organisers of the Durham City Run Festival have announced the cancellation of this year’s event, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The festival had been postponed from July until October, but after extensive discussions with Durham County Council, Durham University and other event partners, Events of the North has confirmed that the Prince Bishops Durham...
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We are incredibly sorry to announce that this year’s Kielder Marathon Weekend, due to be held on Oct 4/5th 2020, is now cancelled. All of us at EOTN are devastated that despite our best efforts, at this point, we cannot guarantee a situation in October that would enable us to host the safe and enjoyable...
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Last weekend’s Virtual Durham City Run Festival has been hailed a success after raising thousands of pounds for St. Cuthbert’s Hospice. Around 900 people completed 10K, 5K or one mile ‘races’ and hundreds more got involved in a series of live online events, which concluded with an All Star Question of Sport on Sunday, featuring...
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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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