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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Entries open early for 2016 Kielder Marathon events


One of the North East’s most popular sporting events has opened for entries early for 2016. The Kielder Marathon weekend of races will take place on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October and the public can take advantage of a special discount between now and the end of the year. About to enter its seventh […]

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