WaterAid named as charity partner in Britain’s most beautiful marathon

The Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon has announced WaterAid as its official charity partner for its tenth anniversary event. The international water and sanitation charity is joining forces with Steve Cram and the Events of the North team for the first time and is the perfect fit for the weekend’s events, set around Northumbrian Water’s beautiful […]

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Gift ideas… the final countdown

There’s no denying it, Christmas is really just around the corner! We have put together a last-minute gift guide for the runner in your life – even if that’s you! Socks. It’s true, you can never have too many pairs of good socks especially in the winter! Look for good quality, moisture wicking socks. Socks […]

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A busload of celebrations for Kielder Marathon’s 10th anniversary

Britain’s most beautiful marathon returns next year, with entries now open for its tenth anniversary. Founder and Olympic athlete, Steve Cram, was on hand to launch the tenth Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon, taking place on 12th and 13th October 2019, together with a group of runners who’ve taken part in every marathon since it started. […]

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An army of volunteers to help at Kielder Marathon weekend

Race organisers at Kielder have drafted in the armed forces to help runners soldier on. Twenty-five members of the 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery have volunteered to help with a different kind of military exercise at the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon weekend, taking place on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018. The soldiers, who […]

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Food for Fuel at Kielder pasta party

Runners at the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon weekend are being invited to a party with a difference. The weekend’s first pre-race ‘Pasta Party’ will be taking place on Saturday October 6, 2018, for competitors who want to ‘carb-load’ the day before Britain’s most beautiful marathon and half marathon. Held in the Boat Inn restaurant at […]

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