Events of the North

We absolutely loved being involved with Sunderland City Runs, both in a running and broadcast capacity. Here’s what our members of ‘Team Spark’ made of the experience: Lottie Steele (10k) I have just about recovered from the run on Sunday,...
  • 17th May 2022
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Around 3,000 participants enjoyed sunny weather on Wearside during the 2022 Sunderland City Runs. Organised through a partnership between Events of the North, Sunderland City Council and its Active Sunderland team, the Northern Spire 5K, Sunderland City 10K and Half...
  • 12th May 2022
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Mason, Brendan and Ethan are taking part in the Sunderland City Run and they are hoping to Raise Funds or get sponsorships for the Boldon colliery heritage group. Our aim is to build a memorial that properly represents our proud...
  • 25th April 2022
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Three grass roots runners who will be encouraging the public to get involved in a major event in Sunderland met up with a North East charity fundraising legend today. Ambassadors for the 2022 Sunderland City Runs caught up with Colin...
  • 6th April 2022
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We’re delighted to be entering a ‘Team Spark’ to Sunderland City Runs this year and we’re really looking forward to taking part (even if we’re slightly nervous about the training!). As you’ll see below, we’ve got a range of different...
  • 6th April 2022
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Organisers have announced that heart health charity Red Sky Foundation is the new charity partner for the Sunderland City Runs. The charity, which campaigns and raises money to install community defibrillators around the North East, will field scores of runners...
  • 6th April 2022
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Hi everyone, I’m Nicole, I’m 26 and I started running in January 2018. I was obese, which was causing me a lot of health problems, so I decided to get healthy and signed up to run a half marathon in...
  • 15th March 2022
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Although I have been running since January 2012, I have to go back to September 2015 to where my running journey really started to make momentum. That month along with a couple of my mates, Dean McCormack and Jeff Boyle,...
  • 15th March 2022
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Andrew Giles and Rico Grewal The 13 x 13 challenge is thirteen gruelling half-marathons ran on thirteen days consecutively. That’s over one hundred and seventy miles covered in under two weeks, all in the hope of raising funds and awareness...
  • 7th March 2022
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Hi Everyone, So pleased to be Ambassador this year. My name is Tori, I’m 37 and I am Founder and Run Leader at Sunderland Warriors Running Club. I started running 4 and half years ago after having my 4th child...
  • 8th March 2022
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