The England Athletics North East Regional Awards took place on 21st September at Lumley Castle Hotel. It was an evening to take the chance to say thank you to just some of the volunteers who make our sport what it is and was attended by Regional Chair, Chris Betts and local England Athletics representatives. Chris Tomlinson and his mum also attended to congratulate the volunteers.
Active Northumberland working in Partnership with The National Trust have created some of the most stunningly scenic Run England 3-2-1 running routes along the North Northumberland coastline.
A Guide running workshop was recently held in Stockton as part of efforts to make local running sessions more accessible, and held as part of the partnership between England Athletics, Tees Valley Sport, Hartlepool Borough Council and Stockton Borough Council.
Over 200 young disabled athletes enjoyed a full weekend of track and field events at the Typhoo National Junior Athletics Championships (2 and 3 July 2016). The North East region were victorious, accumulating enough team points to lift the winner's trophy in glorious Coventry sunshine.
The annual 'Working Well Knowsley Active Challenge' took place in the beautiful surroundings of Knowsley Hall and attracted 130 Juniors for a 2k run around the estate, whilst the 5k race was open to individuals, plus teams from businesses to try and encourage healthy lifestyles in the work place.
Hundreds of children got off the starting blocks in Newcastle this week as part of the GO Run For Fun campaign. Around 800 primary schoolchildren took part in a GO Run For Fun event at Paddy Freeman's Park on Thursday 9th June, with support from Rio-bound Team GB marathon runner, Aly Dixon.
We've got a couple of unexpected last minute places available for anyone wanting to attend a Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF) course this weekend at at Monkton Stadium in Jarrow NE32 5NJ.
Following the recent renewals in affiliation and club consultation event, a short survey is open to all affiliated Athletics and Running clubs in North East.
A group of East Durham women faced their biggest challenge yet last weekend by participating in this year's Manchester Marathon. 50 ladies took part in the event, which includes a half marathon and a relay, and two women are participating in the London Marathon.
Over 600 primary schoolchildren and Olympian and GO Run For Fun ambassador, Chris Tomlinson, joined forces in Hexham today to kick off the 200th GO Run For Fun event. It also saw the 115,000th runner, 8-year-old Amber cross the finish line.