Running groups in the North East
If you like a bit of company on your run, or find running with others gives you more motivation, pop along for one of these group runs. They're friendly, sociable and suitable for beginners as well as advanced runners.
This running club is absolutely perfect if you want to get started with a sociable group of people. The group meet every Friday night at Gibside and take a steady approach to training.
Start the weekend the healthy way with a walk, jog or run around Gibside on this 5k parkrun. It kicks off at 9am every Saturday and is free.
It's you against the clock on this 5k run. It takes place along The Leas, where the Great North Run ends, and offers you a chance to try and beat your personal best every week.
We've teamed up with Great Run Local at Gibside to offer weekly 2k and 5k runs on Sunday mornings. They're timed runs suitable for beginners and for people who want track their progress each week.