The North East Counties 10,000m Championships was held on 29th April at a cold and blustery Monkton Stadium.
INEOS GO Run For Fun®, a campaign to encourage children to run for fun, is celebrating its 55,000th runner in Stockton-on-Tees yesterday. The milestone was reached after over 1,400 primary school children took part in the 120th GO Run For Fun event at Preston Park, supported by Stockton Schools Sports Partnership.
Houghton Harriers and Athletics Club were presented with the Accredited Club (Clubmark) status certificate by Nick Ridgeon (Club and Coach Support Officer for Tyne & Wear and Cumbria).
Blue Peter star Barney Harwood joined over 300 Darlington children to take part in INEOS GO Run For Fun’s first event of 2015. He was joined by European 400m hurdle champion Perri Shakes-Drayton, as well as 2014 English Fell Running Champion Victoria Wilkinson, for a mass warm-up before the start of the 2km challenge.