8th & 9th May 2021
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Sunderland City Runs will be back in 2021

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th May

Events of the North have taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Sunderland City Runs event due to the ongoing situation surrounding Covid-19, with all entries to be transferred to 2021. The 2021 event will provisionally take place on 8th-9th May and you are still able to enter for next year.

Thank you to everyone who took part in the VIRTUAL event in May, we and our charity partner St Benedict’s Hospice appreciate your support. If you’d like to take part in more of our virtual events in 2020 you can find out more below.

The first Sunderland city 10km was held in 2011 with just over 1500 taking part. 10 years later the Sunderland City Runs will welcome 5000 participants to the city streets in a celebration of running across a range of distances. You can choose the 10th anniversary 10k,  the stunning Half-Marathon, the Northern Spire 5k or the Big 3k. There is something for everyone. Come and join in one of the norths largest running events that races through the city and along the sea front, with two of its famous bridges providing a stunning backdrop to all 4 distances. No matter if you’re a first-timer or an experienced runner, the course and atmosphere are conducive to fast times as well as a lot of fun. See you on the start line!

Step Up and help us celebrate 10 of the best! 

Saturday 8th May
5K Start6PM
Sunday 9th May
10K Start 10:00AMHalf Marathon Start 10:25AM

The Route

Half Marathon Route

10K Route

5K Route

Entries are now open for the 2021 Event
Click the event and category you would like to enter

Sunday 9th May

Minimum age 16


Sunday 9th May

Member of UK Athletics Club Only

Minimum age 16

Half Marathon

Sunday 9th May

Minimum age 17

Half Marathon

Sunday 9th May

Member of UK Athletics Club Only

Minimum age 17


Saturday 8th May

Minimum age 12

Sunderland Big 3K

Sunday 9th May 9am
Organised by Sunderland City Council
for more info and to enter the Big 3K
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No more days to go! The Virtual Sunderland City Runs officially start at 9am today! You have until Monday Midnight to submit your runs to us and our entry deadline has been stretched to Midnight Sunday! Such a fantastic response to what will be a fantastic event! Good luck! https://t.co/8VQ6vwxgEx
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EOTN are excited to bring you a Christmas Cracker virtual Quiz hosted by Steve Cram! Team entry to the quiz will cost £10, with all the proceeds to be donated to the winning teams chosen charity. PLUS we'll have some spot prizes along the way.

Limited to 100 teams we're hoping to spread a little Christmas cheer this year and hope you will be able to join us!

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Where’s the best place to run a Virtual marathon this weekend did you say Eluid?

It’s the Marathon Weekend! While the elites battle it out on the streets of London , why not hit the trails , road or treadmill for your very own Kielder Marathon this weekend?!

There’s still time to enter! Don’t miss out! 🏃‍♂️🏃🏻⌛️🌳🌊
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