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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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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Andrew Fletcher – 76 Half’s for 76 Years Running, for me, is a release. An occasion when I can tie my shoelaces, clear my mind and venture out into the open air and run. I’m a keen amateur runner, and...
  • 11th March 2022
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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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