• Sail Trainees with Mayor of Sunderland Cllr Doris MacKnight and Eskild Landgrebe from Esbjerg
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    Over 4,000 take to the streets of Sunderland to #runwiththetide

    News

    Over 4,000 runners tackled events in the eighth Run Sunderland Festival today. This year’s Siglion Sunderland City Half Marathon and 10K enjoyed good weather and favourable running conditions, which brought out big crowds to cheer on the participants. The Run Sunderland Festival was organised by Events of the North and made possible thanks to a […]

  • Steve Cram and Aly Dixon (centre), and John Seager (far right) with the LandAid fundraisers on the route of the Siglion Sunderland City 10K
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    Sports stars help fundraisers step up the pace to tackle youth homelessness

    News

    North East athletics stars Steve Cram and Aly Dixon have lent their support to a team of runners who will be raising money this weekend for a charity that tackles youth homelessness. Over 25 people will be taking part in the Siglion Sunderland City Half Marathon and 10K on Sunday to support LandAid, in an […]

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    Cancer survivor to tackle city run to support charity and inspire others

    News, Runner's Stories, Training Blog

    A cancer survivor from Peterlee is preparing for the challenge of a 10K road race to give something back to the charity that gave him support when he needed it most.  Graeme Batten, 47, will line up for the 2018 Siglion Sunderland City 10K on Sunday 13 May and is taking part in the event […]

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    “I did it and would urge everybody to follow your dreams”

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

    Our EOTN Ambassador Graeme didn’t have the easiest journey to London Marathon greatness following a brokwn hip in 2017, but on Sunday he did it! Here’s his blog about all-things-London. “So that’s it …all the training miles ..all that fretting …all the hours of moaning and doubting myself it’s finally done and I enjoyed every […]

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    “I was just so happy and so relieved to make it to the finish”

    Dixons Diaries, Training Blog

    If, like us you spent last Saturday night glued to the Commonwealth Games marathon, you will know the drama that unfolded due to the high temperatures on Gold Coast on race day. Here is our latest catch-up with Sunderland’s ALY DIXON on her fantastic 6th place finish.  “Finally, after a mammoth 34 hours of travelling, […]

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    “I’m looking forward to getting stuck into the Games now”

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

    ALY DIXON is just a week away from the Commonwealth Games Marathon on Gold Coast. Here is her final blog installment before the big day: “Hello once again from a hot, humid and mainly sunny Brisbane.  It’s definitely a far cry from the weather back home!! I’m still based at the Team England holding camp […]

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    Sunderland Hospital Team step up their training

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

    Best of luck to the Sunderland City Hospital team who are training for the Sunderland City 10K. Yesterday they sent us this update: “Radiographers at Sunderland Royal hospital care so much about their patients that they are volunteering their personal time to fundraise and make even more of an impact in their work. Led by […]

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    London Marathon is looming for Graeme just a year after breaking his hip!

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

    Here’s a quick catch-up from our 10K #EOTNAmbassador Graeme on lost toenails, starting to stretch and the enjoyment of gym work: “So London marathon is looming -exciting times ahead! Eeeeeee the training is taking its toll, two toenails gone now and aches upon aches upon aches! But saying that just 1 year ago I was […]

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