News - North East


Charity Runner Training Workshop: 24th July

Running the BUPA Great North Run for a Charity? Come to this FREE workshop on Thursday 24th July in Gateshead for expert advice and support to help you prepare. The workshop is being held in partnership with NOVA international who organse all the Great Runs.

Excitement mounts for Northern Frontrunners' 2014 LGBT 5k Race

Entries are flooding in ahead of Northern Frontrunners' third LGBT 5k race on Friday 18th July. Entries have already surpassed last year's total, and it looks like being a sell-out 500-competitor run. ITV Weatherman Ross Hutchinson will start the race, and there has been a rush of exciting sponsors proud to be associated with the club and support the highlight of its 2014 calendar.

England Athletics Consultation Survey - Now Live

Following the conclusion of the 2014 England Athletics Regional Club conference series, England Athletics committed to consulting the wider sport on the key issues that were raised. A short survey that covers these topics is now live.

Great Start to the Run Leaders' Workshop Series

Friday night saw the start of a 3 part Run Leader workshop series. The 14 run leaders that attended were from Clubs, Run England groups, local authorities and keen runners wanting to start off their own groups. The attendees gave the workshop a fantastic overall score of 9.3 out 10.

Run Leader workshops in the North East

England Athletics is keen to grow and develop the sport at every level by providing high quality local athletics and running opportunities. In order to support the run leaders in the North East we are putting on a Run Leader Workshop series. The workshops will be an opportunity for local run leaders to network, share ideas, and listen to some experienced and very successful local run leaders.

Club Conference Series Complete

The 2014 England Athletics Regional Club conferences concluded on May 9th in Bury St Edmunds, marking the end of a six week period in which 11 events took place across England's nine regions.