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  • Paul Wilson wins the first Marathon of the North

    Paul Wilson wins the first Marathon of the North

    May 7, 2012 at 10:00 am

    The first ever marathon race in Sunderland, the Marathon of the North, is won by Paul Wilson

     
  • Wrong turn can’t stop Hagos finding Sunderland 10k glory

    Wrong turn can’t stop Hagos finding Sunderland 10k glory

    May 6, 2012 at 9:35 pm

    Despite taking a wrong turn, Wallsend Harrier Yared Hagos cruised to a win in the Sunderland City 10k in a time of 30:46. Hagos was followed by Derek Hawkins of Leeds City AC (31:00) and North East running stalwart Ian Hudspith (31:33). Hagos said after the race: “I’m very happy […]

     
  • Back North to run for Joe

    Back North to run for Joe

    May 5, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    An avid runner of the Great North Run and the Great South Run, Raymond Bryan is running is second marathon on Sunday. Bryan, 36, only ran his first last month, at the London Marathon, raising and impressive £1,750 for his chosen charity: Joe Glover Trust. “I run for the Joe […]

     
  • 4 Marathons at 40 in memory of Dad

    4 Marathons at 40 in memory of Dad

    May 5, 2012 at 9:15 am

    Running. For Karen Ogle, it’s in her blood. Karen owns PB Fitness gym, alongside her fiancé Will Robson, and she is club secretary for the PB Fitness running club. Ogle is determined to leave her mark on the North East marathon scene and has organised a team of runners to […]

     
  • SportsByte Magazine – Issue 3 – Out Now!

    SportsByte Magazine – Issue 3 – Out Now!

    April 24, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    The new issue of SportsByte’s Digital magazine is out now and available to Download.

     
  • Sunderland to California in millions of easy steps

    Sunderland to California in millions of easy steps

    April 21, 2012 at 12:00 pm

      All journeys begin with a single step. But in Kevin Clarke’s case, his journey begins with the Marathon of the North, and will end in Los Angeles in the Summer of 2014. Kevin, from Washington, Tyne and Wear, is planning a 3150 mile ultra-marathon across the USA in 2014. […]

     
  • Tees Wear Varsity 2012 – Live

    Tees Wear Varsity 2012 – Live

    March 7, 2012 at 9:27 am

    Follow all the action from Tees Wear Varsity 2012 right here on SportsByte

     
  • Guest Blog: ‘Kenyan Fartlek Finale’

    Guest Blog: ‘Kenyan Fartlek Finale’

    February 21, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    Sunderland’s Aly Dixon is into the final week of her altitude training camp in Kenya and her latest blog details the gruelling finale to her training

     
  • Cold snap decimates BUCS fixtures

    Cold snap decimates BUCS fixtures

    February 8, 2012 at 11:28 am

    The wintry weather has caused a number of postponements in todays BUCS fixtures for Sunderland

     
  • Guest Blog: ‘Putting in the Miles’

    Guest Blog: ‘Putting in the Miles’

    February 7, 2012 at 8:54 pm

    Sunderland’s Aly Dixon continues her Kenyan adventure at an altitude training camp and she is taking inspiration from the locals.