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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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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