Kielder Water in Northumberland

Kielder Marathon Weekend: Kielder goes the extra mile for sporting events

The launch of the Dark Skies Marathon is the latest in an impressive line up of physical challenges set against the breathtaking backdrop

Head teacher at Whitley Bay High School Adam Chedburn

North East heroes recognised in New Year's Honours list

Educators, businessmen and charity volunteers are recognised for their contribution to North East life

Great North Run 2014: The great north runners of history

Looking back at some of the region's greatest runners in some of our greatest races over the years

Norman Clarke taking part in the unique Cardi-Back programme

County Durham men embark on unique exercise programme with life-changing results

A new North East training programme is helping people with crippling back pain get back to a full, active life

The Port of Tyne Reflect Awards

Expert tips on how to score in Port of Tyne Reflect Awards

Some of the judges have offered some advice ahead of a the Port of Tyne Reflect Awards photography competition

Steve Cram Charity golf day in aid of Coco at Slaley Hall

Jarrow Arrow joins sporting stars to raise cash for children with charity golf day

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

Laura Weightman

Steve Cram backs Laura Weightman to be a Commonwealth Games contender

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

Runners in the Marathon of the North in Sunderland

Thousands enjoy host of North East bank holiday events

Revellers made the most of events being held around Newcastle and the North East over the bank holiday weekend

Winner Gemma Steel with second place Susan Partridge and third place Alyson Dixon during the Bupa Great Edinburgh Run

Aly Dixon looking to stamp her mark on Sunderland Half Marathon

A home victory for Aly Dixon in the Sunderland Half Marathon would be springboard to Commonwealth Games success

Former international sprinter Steve Cram

Steve Cram interview: Running the race to put Sunderland on athletics map

Former world record holding athlete Steve Cram wants to put Sunderland on the country's athletic map. Chief sports writer Mark Douglas reports

Pete Zulu judge of the Places category: The Port of Tyne Reflect Photography and Film awards 2012 evening at the Baltic

Port Of Tyne reveals judging panel for Reflect Awards 2014

Former athlete Steve Cram and author Terry Deary are amongst the judges at this year's Reflect Awards. Barbara Hodgson has the details

Steve Cram launches the fifth Kielder Marathon at Hexham's Wentworth Leisure Centre with Northumberland County Council's Head Of Leisure Services, Bruce Ledger

Steve Cram on hand to launch fifth Kielder Marathon

Britain's 'most beautiful marathon' set to draw crowds

Steve Cram with children in Kenya during his COCO Kenyan Cycle Challenge

Steve Cram battles through the pain during Kenyan charity bike ride

North East athletics champion Steve Cram has been cycling through Kenya to raise vital money for his COCO charity

Steve Cram Embarks on Pedalsafe COCO Kenya Cycle Challenge

Steve Cram saddles up for African cycling challenge

Steve Cram has swapped the Northumberland countryside for Kenya's Rift Valley as he attempts the Pedalsafe Kenya 147km Cycle Challenge

Steve Cram at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland ahead of the Marathon of the North 2013

Sunderland half marathon and 10k set to return in 2014

Due to overwhelming public response, the Sunderland City Half Marathon and the Sunderland City 10k are set for a comeback next year

Sports Central at Northumbria University

Northumbria University named one of the top for sports facilities

Against stiff competition, Northumbria University has been named in the top 12 universities for its sports facilities

Fit Factor group take on the Great North Run

After shedding the pounds, our Fit Factor contestants are ready for a new challenge - the Great North Run

Steve Cram giving a talk about Planet Smart at Gentoo at Doxford International, Sunderland,

Steve Cram steps down from his sporting chairman role at EIS

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.

My top 10 - Peter Beardsley

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.

All-star launch for borough's business forum

DESIGNER Wayne Hemingway and sports star Steve Cram will join business leaders to launch the South Tyneside Business Forum.


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