North East charity icon prepares for first Durham City Run event

  If you’ve been part of any large-scale running event in the North East in the last few years, you won’t have missed Colin Burgin-Plews. Colin, also known as Big Pink Dress, has become an icon for charity runners, raising over £111,000 for charities including Breast Cancer Now. Colin has taken part in a number […]

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Ambassadors wanted!

Do you have what it takes to become an Events of the North Ambassador? Event ambassadors receive free entry, training tshirt and a bunch of other goodies from our partners in return for helping us to promote the event. We are currently looking for TWO ambassadors for the Durham City Run Festival 5K. All information […]

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Oh so close… to a British record!

What’s it like to run close to a British record? Can you only dream of getting close in this summer’s Run Like a Legend mile race? M80 record holder Edmond Simpson shared a blog he wrote last year when he attended our Durham City Run Festival launch.  “I have written before about British Masters Indoor […]

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“It’s all about giving back what running has given me”

We are now recruiting our army of volunteers for our 2019 events including the Durham City Run festival 25-27th July 2019. 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 events […]

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