Return of the Prince Bishops Durham City Run

Thousands of runners are expected to turn out for the second annual Prince Bishops Durham City Run this summer. Entries are now open for the event, which last year saw more than 2,000 people taking on the challenges of the city centre’s cobbled streets and undulating roads. The 2017 Durham City Run, on Wednesday 19 […]

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Thousands take to the streets of Durham for the city’s first road race event

The Prince Bishops Durham City Run attracted participants from throughout the North East.  The region’s athletics clubs and start-up running groups were well represented, with many entering enough athletes to earn cash to invest back in the grass roots of the sport through a special payback scheme.  Other runners included Durham County Councillor Rachel Lumsdon, […]

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Double Olympic champion helps beginners prepare for new city run

One of the world’s greatest ever athletes has offered his advice and encouragement to novice runners at a free event in Durham. Two time Olympic decathlon champion Daley Thompson visited the city to meet 50 of the thousands of people who will take part in the inaugural Prince Bishops Durham City Run next month. Thompson […]

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New Dean of Durham to go on the run

The new Dean of Durham has pledged his support for the inaugural Durham City Run. The 20 July event is a Durham County Council initiative which is being organised by Events of the North, with sponsorship from Prince Bishops Shopping Centre and the Northern Echo. The 5K and 10K races are expected to bring thousands […]

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