A team of business leaders led by Virgin Money boss Jayne-Anne Gadhia is aiming to raise £2.5m for Cancer Research UK
Brendan Foster welcomed plans to scrap guidelines for pupils to be punished by making them run round school fields
Champion athlete Mo Farah is hoping to go one better than last year's Great North Run and win the event
Charity champion Tony the Fridge intends to hang up his fridge this year after first taking on his most ambitious challenge yet
WHAT better time than Easter to complete the North East and Cumbria’s remarkable sporting resurrection?
LONDON marathon winner Martin Lel was delighted to add the BUPA Great North Run title to his collection of medals, but his euphoria was checked by the news his Ethiopian rival Haile Gebrselassie had broken the world record for the marathon in Berlin earlier in the day.
PAULA Radcliffe has the added responsibility of a baby daughter to look after and 33 years behind her, but Britain’s leading female athlete believes she is stronger than ever before.
PAULA Radcliffe will make her eagerly-awaited comeback in the Great North Run later this month in a major coup for the event’s organisers.
FOUR years ago, doctors thought they might have to amputate Janet Gatland’s leg after she suffered severe injuries when a skydive went wrong.
IAN HUDSPITH’S plans to contest an autumn marathon have been shelved, and instead he will target the Great North Run at the end of September.
Commonwealth games bronze medalist Liz Yelling will lead the domestic challenge in the BUPA Great Women's Run in Sunderland tomorrow.
The Blaydon Race prides itself on its eccentricity, just the challenge a banana-suit-wearing, pushchair-pushing, dog-racing runner needs for his 38th race of 2007.
The rain and hail came down like stair-rods in Edinburgh at the weekend - but it couldn't stop Angela Hibbs knocking more than four minutes off her previous best marathon time.
Muntjac are joining the grey squirrel and mink as the most successful foreign animals to colonise the UK.
A "slow motion runner" finally finished the London Marathon yesterday - one week after the event itself.
Paula Radcliffe holds the key to whether the British selectors send a women's marathon side to compete in August's World Championships in Osaka.
Durham City's Ian Crampton led the region's charge in yesterday's London Marathon.
Chunxiu Zhou laid down the gauntlet to Paula Radcliffe after winning the Flora London Marathon yesterday.
Britain's Jon Brown has set his sights on attaining the qualifying standard for the World Championships in Osaka when he faces a world-class field in tomorrow's Flora London Marathon.
Two British soldiers killed when their armoured vehicle was hit by a bomb in Iraq were named yesterday as Corporal Ben Leaning, 24, and Trooper Kristen Turton, 28, of The Queen's Royal Lancers Battle Group.