“I want to get round safely and drink in all the views again!”

Meet Michael Briggs, one of our 2019 Events of the North Ambassadors, who will be running in the Active Northumberland Kielder Half Marathon. Michael, 30, works in digital Marketing and is filmmaker and also has a podcast dedicated to running: A Runner’s Ramble. “I started running about 6 years ago. Having being involved with athletics […]

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It’s a family affair in Kielder!

Britain’s most beautiful marathon weekend promises to have something for everyone Kielder marathon weekend brings something for everyone, drawing together a 10K and Run Bike Run on Saturday 12th October, and full, half marathon and junior races on Sunday 13th. Marathon runner in 2018, Becky ran a PB alongside her brother in law while her […]

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Hills are your friend… really!

Have you ever heard the phrase ‘hills are your friend’ and internally disagreed? Kielder is stunning, challenging and constantly undulating. So if you haven’t yet thought about incorporating hills into your training, here’s why you might need to start! Many newcomers to the Kielder Marathon events look at Kielder water and presume it’s just one […]

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Winter Running: a guide

Running in the winter makes you stronger in the Spring, they say. It can also make you feel epic! But for some, this time of year can be as demotivating as it gets. Heading out in dark, cold and wet weather can be an instant way to lose your Running Mojo. If this is you, […]

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