CONGRATULATIONS to our 2017 finishers!


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The Run Sunderland Festival took place on Sunday 7th May at Keel Square, a symbol of the city’s renewal and regeneration, following a successful move into the City centre in 2016.

Thank you to all 4000 of you who took part in the 10K or half marathon, we look forward to seeing you again next year!

With spectacular coastal views and a brilliant atmosphere, although we cannot guarantee the weather, we can guarantee a superbly organised event with plenty of support on the route and an army of enthusiastic volunteers to make it a great day for all taking part. All participants will receive a t shirt, medal and goody bag. There is also limited parking, baggage services and plenty of fun activities for those not taking part.

Don’t miss out on joining us at our new home Keel Square, for charity, fun or fitness make sure you’re part of it!

Prize Fund




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Athletes are entitled to one prize only.

2016 Results

Active Sunderland BIG 3k Run

As part of the 2017 Active Sunderland BIG Events programme the Active Sunderland BIG 3k Run will take place on Sunday 7 May. The BIG 3k run is for runners of all ages and abilities and is designed to complement the Siglion Sunderland City Half Marathon and Siglion Sunderland City 10k on the same day. The 3km run will take place on a short section of the same closed road course as the main events and represents a fantastic addition to the Run Sunderland Festival. Please visit for further event details and how to enter. Each entrant will receive an Active Sunderland t shirt,  goody bag and medal


7th May 2017


Keel Square

How much:

£10 per person

How to enter:



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DS Media + Events is the brainchild of Steve Cram, who heads a team who have extensive experience in event organisation, delivery and marketing of major sporting events, as well as broadcasting and the media. Steve, former international athlete, World Record holder and Olympic medallist is also director of Extra Mile, which has acted as consultant to numerous major running events such as the Bristol Half Marathon, Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All and has organised the elite road races at the Middlesbrough 10K.