Events of the North

Events of the North will return to the City of Sunderland on the 7th and 8th May 2022 to deliver four events in partnership with Sunderland City Council and Active Sunderland. The routes and distances are suitable for everyone from beginners to...
  • 14th January 2022
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Thousands of people enjoyed a return to mass participation racing at the 2021 Sunderland City Runs this weekend. Organised through a partnership between Events of the North, Sunderland City Council and its Active Sunderland team, the Sunderland City 5K, 10K...
  • 25th June 2021
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WHAT IS IT? With the Sunderland City Run falling on Fathers Day we want to give our runners the chance to celebrate their very own VIP DAD! To enter our special Father’s Day competition all you need to do is...
  • 21st May 2021
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Last year when I wrote about my blog about being a Sunderland 10k ambassador, I was using wheelchair racing as a stress relief and a mental outlet from working long hours in the NHS. During lockdown this has allowed me...
  • 10th May 2021
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The death of my Dad in 2016 had a profound effect on me and was the catalyst for change. I had two young children at the time, and knew I needed to do something so we could all have a...
  • 7th May 2021
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My last blog for Events of the North was over a year ago! A year ago we were just starting lockdown and I don’t think anyone would know what was to come. I joined the vaccine trial and our work...
  • 7th May 2021
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Events Of The North has confirmed that plans to host the Sunderland City Runs 2021, due to be held from 19-20 June, are proceeding as scheduled. After discussions with Sunderland City Council, Public Health England and emergency services, the decision...
  • 5th March 2021
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Organisers of the Sunderland City Runs have announced the cancellation of this year’s event, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The annual festival of running had been postponed until September, but following extensive discussions with Sunderland City Council and other...
  • 22nd June 2020
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Organisers of the Sunderland City Runs Festival have announced that a virtual event will go ahead next month. Although the actual Sunderland City Half Marathon, 10K and 5K have been postponed until September, the Virtual Sunderland City Runs will take...
  • 23rd April 2020
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So this should’ve been a blog about the last few long runs leading up to Sunderland Half but the world had other ideas. For me I’ve tried to use the daily exercise allowance to keep my training up as much as possible.
  • 8th April 2020
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