The launch of the Dark Skies Marathon is the latest in an impressive line up of physical challenges set against the breathtaking backdrop
Educators, businessmen and charity volunteers are recognised for their contribution to North East life
Looking back at some of the region's greatest runners in some of our greatest races over the years
A new North East training programme is helping people with crippling back pain get back to a full, active life
Some of the judges have offered some advice ahead of a the Port of Tyne Reflect Awards photography competition
Steve Cram tee'd off with some of the region's biggest sports celebrities at a Northumberland golf course to raise money for a children's charity
There was joy for three North East athletes yesterday with Alyson Dixon, Weightman and Teesside sprinter Richard Kilty all picked for the Commonwealths, which start next month
Revellers made the most of events being held around Newcastle and the North East over the bank holiday weekend
A home victory for Aly Dixon in the Sunderland Half Marathon would be springboard to Commonwealth Games success
Former world record holding athlete Steve Cram wants to put Sunderland on the country's athletic map. Chief sports writer Mark Douglas reports
Former athlete Steve Cram and author Terry Deary are amongst the judges at this year's Reflect Awards. Barbara Hodgson has the details
Britain's 'most beautiful marathon' set to draw crowds
North East athletics champion Steve Cram has been cycling through Kenya to raise vital money for his COCO charity
Steve Cram has swapped the Northumberland countryside for Kenya's Rift Valley as he attempts the Pedalsafe Kenya 147km Cycle Challenge
Due to overwhelming public response, the Sunderland City Half Marathon and the Sunderland City 10k are set for a comeback next year
Against stiff competition, Northumbria University has been named in the top 12 universities for its sports facilities
After shedding the pounds, our Fit Factor contestants are ready for a new challenge - the Great North Run
FORMER North East athlete Steve Cram is to step down as chairman of the English Institute of Sport (EIS) after more than 10 years in the role.
IT’S a fair bet that when many people compile their list of the top 10 sporting moments in history, quite a few people in the North-East would include Newcastle United and England legend Peter Beardsley.
DESIGNER Wayne Hemingway and sports star Steve Cram will join business leaders to launch the South Tyneside Business Forum.