5 steps to your first 5K

The 5K distance has grown in popularity over the last few years thanks to the parkrun phenomenon, encouraging physical activity through walking, jogging, running and volunteering. Could Durham City Run be your first official 5K race? What are the BEST ways to prepare for your first ever 5K? Here are some top tips and wisdom […]

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New Durham City Run Festival promises three days of fun for every generation

Durham County Council and Events of the North have revealed plans for a new three-day running festival in the city centre.  The first ever Durham City Run Festival will feature films, talks, book signings, a running expo, free running activities, and a mile challenge, all alongside the already popular Prince Bishops 5K and 10K runs […]

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Huge turn out as #SMUFD hits Wolsingham!

Did we mention it’s only 4 weeks to go to the Durham City Run? We welcomed a massive group to the Start Me Up for Durham session in Wolsingham last night and what a night it was! Runners of all different abilities were taken through a circuit of running, jogging, sprinting and agility work. They […]

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