The A-Z brings Jim to K for Kielder

Retired librarian Jim Taylor has run all distances from 1 mile to 24hr endurance ultra events and currently he is undertaking an A-Z of marathons that will take him all over the world. Jim, 58, from Kirkcaldy came up with the idea on a plane after running the Athens marathon in 2011 and has since […]

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“We’ll do it for Mr Brightside”

There will be a flash of orange at the start of this year’s Kielder Marathon, as a group of very special runners from Ipswich club Jogging and Fitness for all (JAFFA) led by Hannah Wood, take to the trails. Hannah, 42, and a handful of others are making the trip from Ipswich in October to […]

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Record breaking weekend at Kielder

Full marathon and first-ever half marathon run on day two A record number of runners descended on Kielder Water and Forest Park, Northumberland today for ‘Britain’s most beautiful marathon and half marathon (4 October). And Middlesbrough’s Matthew Jones, was crowned the new champion of the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon, while Karl Taylor was the inaugural […]

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