News - North East


North East regional Volunteer Awards presented

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.

Successful Guide Running workshop in Stockton

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.

Hundreds take part in global children’s running campaign in Newcastle

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.

Local women take on their biggest running challenge yet

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.