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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We run for fun, laughs and friendship!

We couldn’t help noticing how many of local ladies running group Wingate Striders had already signed up for the Durham City Run so we tracked down “Striders Mam” Jan Mason for a quick Q&A about how the group are gearing up for their midsummer challenge. What is Wingate Striders’ background? Wingate Striders came into their […]

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Our Official Charity Partner Barnardo’s

We’re pleased to announce that the official charity partner for the Durham City Run Events is national children’s charity Barnardo’s. Runners in both races will be encouraged to raise funds for Barnardo’s and everyone who enters online will have the option of making a one off donation. On the day, Barnardo’s supporters will line the […]

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