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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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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