North East


Go Dad Run starts in Sunderland

Former world-champion athlete Colin Jackson has launched his second annual Sanlam Go Dad Run charity 5k and 10k for men and boys.  Colin, fellow athlete Jamie Baulch and local footballing legend Kevin Ball will set the runners off in Sunderland and then put medals round their necks when they cross the finish line.  Other Go Dad Runs will take place in cities across the country throughout 2017.

What coaching and officiating courses are happening near you?

There are lots of coaching and officiating courses taking place in your local area - take a look at the Your Area page and select COURSES from the menu.  A number of coaching courses taking place this month still have spaces remaining - see what takes your interest!

Durham C25k groups 'running' from strength to strength!

In June 2016 Gail Craig - an employee at County Hall in Durham - took advantage of the Workplace Challenge programme and set up a beginners' running group programme through support from England Athletics, County Durham Sport and Durham County Council.  6 months on and there are almost 50 people involved.

What's On

Event Technical Workshop - endurance: Durham

Running Technique and Drills A selection of drills looking at techniques, why they are being done and what they do – stretching, flexibility, strength, power, coordination and also perhaps why some may be a waste of time!

Graham Sports Centre, Maiden Castle, Durham DH1 3SE

Mock Assessment Workshop

This free workshop is aimed at Coaches have completed Days 1,2 & 3 of either Athletics Coach Course or the Coach in Running Fitness. The workshop aims to prepare coaches for the Final Assessment.

Gateshead College Academy For Sport, NE10 0EF

Physical Preparation: Gateshead

Building on the success of the movement skills workshops, a workshop which focuses on how athletes can improve mobility, movement and therefore athletic performance.

Gateshead College Academy for Sport, Gateshead NE10 0EF