The Prince Bishops Durham City Run – bigger and better in 2017

The 2017 Prince Bishops Durham City Run has been labelled a big success by race organisers and participants alike. A capacity field of 2,500 runners entered the 5K and 10K races on Wednesday evening, which followed challenging routes around the city’s cobbled streets and undulating roads. On a warm evening, they were cheered on by […]

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Champion Team GB athlete visits Durham to inspire young runner

North East athletics star Laura Weightman has been in Durham to inspire other runners just days after storming to victory in the 1500m at the British Athletics Championships in Birmingham. By winning her race on Sunday, Weightman, who is coached by Steve Cram, has qualified to compete for Team GB at the World Athletics Championships […]

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Emergency services head to Durham for hill sprint challenge

The region’s emergency services are preparing to race each other at a special event in Durham city centre next month.  Representatives from police, fire and ambulance will line up for the Services Hill Sprint, a new event that will be held before the start of this year’s Prince Bishops Durham City Run on the evening […]

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