Details have been announced of a major new running event in Sunderland.  The Sunderland City 5K is being added to the Siglion Sunderland City Runs line up for May and will start and finish on the Northern Spire Bridge, the first time that the bridge will close to traffic for a mass participation event since...
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In June 2017, Deborah Watson was told if she didn’t change her lifestyle, she wouldn’t be here in 6 months time. Deborah had been diagnosed with liver disease, after a long spell of being unfit, gaining weight and suffering from anxiety. Deborah is almost unrecognisable today as she prepares to line up in the 2019...
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Following a fabulous start to our 2019 training sessions, here are the details for START ME UP FOR SUNDERLAND: Session 2!   We are excited to confirm our second FREE training session leading up to the Siglion Sunderland City Half Marathon and 10K.   This free, friendly and inclusive session is led by experienced run leaders...
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START ME UP FOR SUNDERLAND RETURNS Happy New Year! Are you looking for friendly, inclusive running sessions to start you off the best way on the road to the 2019 Siglion Sunderland Half Marathon and 10K? Look no further! #SMUFS sessions are free, friendly and inclusive and led by experienced run leaders and coaches. The...
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There’s no denying it, Christmas is really just around the corner! We have put together a last-minute gift guide for the runner in your life – even if that’s you! Socks. It’s true, you can never have too many pairs of good socks especially in the winter! Look for good quality, moisture wicking socks. Socks...
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Sharon Boyd confesses she has not done any running in 15 years since running competitively as a youngster. The spark ignited in her last year when she came along to support runners in the Siglion Sunderland 10K. “I felt a passion for running which I hadn’t felt in a long time” Sharon, 42, makes her...
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We are now recruiting our army of volunteers for our 2019 events including Sunderland City Half Marathon and 10K on May 12th. Volunteering can be an amazing rewarding experience, a great addition to your CV, a way to learn new skills, meet great people or just keep you involved through an injury. Volunteers at our...
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Running in the winter makes you stronger in the Spring, they say. It can also make you feel epic! But for some, this time of year can be as demotivating as it gets. Heading out in dark, cold and wet weather can be an instant way to lose your Running Mojo. If this is you,...
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North East athletics legend Steve Cram has helped launch a charity’s festive fundraising campaign in Sunderland, in memory of two close family members.  Cram visited the Bridges shopping centre today to hang the first bauble on the 2018 St. Benedict’s Dedication Christmas Tree.  Between now and Christmas, the public will be able to make a...
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There’s no denying it, gone are the days of warm weather and the sun beating down on you as you venture out for your run. Winter is coming and with it, so is the regular cross country fixture in the race calendar. If you are a member of a running club, you will already have...
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