A selection of running events recommended by Team COCO members. Get in touch by emailing [email protected] if you have any favourites to add to the list!
Sunday 24th February
A beautiful event, with races from 10k to ultramarathon, taking place along the Northumbrian coast. More information here.
Port of Blyth 10k
Sunday 8th April
Always a great race along the coast from Blyth to Seaton Sluice. Fairly flat. More info online here.
Pier to Pier
Sunday 20th May
A 7 mile run from South Shields Pier along the cliff paths past Marsden Rock and Souter Lighthouse, finishing at Roker Pier in Sunderland. More info here.
Saturday 9th June
A race that needs little introduction here in the North East, this famous 5.6 mile road race always fills up very quickly! Entries open 14th February to UKA members. More info here.
Northumberland Coastal Run
Sunday 29th July
An approximately 14 mile race along the coast from Beadnell to Alnmouth, along coastal paths and beaches. Entries open 21st January. More info here.
Great North Run
Sunday 9th September
The World's Biggest Half-Marathon, taking place here in the North East! COCO has guaranteed places, more information and sign-up here.