Dropped off at 9 at St James’ Park, To have a crack at this half marathon lark. Sunday morning what could be more fun, Than a trip to the Toon for the Great North Run? I follow the crowds and head to the start, With ever increasing beating of heart. Six months of training …
A family holiday in the Vendee Region of France brings with it the opportunity to take part in a closed road chip timed half marathon for the princely sum of 17 Euros. The entrance fee included a technical t-shirt, feed stations stocked with raisins, cake and brioche, and was a well organised event with a …
Like all the best running stories this one starts in a pub… A little over 18 months ago I was sitting in a pub having a pint with Mark Raine when he mentioned he had enrolled for a Sight Loss Awareness course with England Athletics. This is something I have been interested in for a …
A scenic near 10k run through beautiful Hardwick Park and the surrounding fields up towards Bishop Middleham.
Suitable for all (lower age limit 16).
Entry usually possible on the day but we have a limit of 300 entrants so book early if you want to make sure. See “more info” for link to entry form and past results/pictures.
A scenic route full of interest and undulating over old railway lines and quarry paths between Coxhoe and Kelloe in County Durham. Start at Public byway (Coxhoe Hall), enter the path leading to Old Kelloe Way and follow the signposted Limestone LinX route (loop-shaped), ending back near the start point.
Billed as “Britain’s Most Beautiful” – it certainly is pretty, and surprisingly hilly!
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