Events

Darlington Trail Series are holding a “virtual” Easter Fun Run 5K on Sunday 19th July, after the original date was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Open to all ages and abilities, you can run, jog or walk a route of your choice. Entrants can run from home, or begin their route from South Park, Darlington. On completion, a medal and an Easter egg will be given to each runner at South Park. There will not be a massed start and all participants must adhere to the latest government guidelines around COVID-19. To register and for more information please go

Car Draw

Date: 29th August 2020

Time: 4.00pm

We are offering you the chance to drive away in a brand new Peugeot 108 in our super prize draw. For just £1 a ticket you could be in with a chance of winning this stylish car plus 9 other fantastic prizes, including Go Karting for 10 and Annual Membership for 2 at Catterick Racecourse for the 2021 season.   You can also buy tickets from the Hospice by calling 01325 254321. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation we have taken the decision to further extend the Car Draw. The draw will now take place on Saturday 29th August

Virtual Bark in the Park 2020

Date: 6th September 2020

It’s with a heavy heart and our ears down that we have to announce the cancellation of Bark in the Park. The ongoing impact of COVID-19 means there is still uncertainty around when large community events such as this might be allowed. Thanks to your support Bark in the Park regularly attracts thousands of people and it is simply not possible for an event on this scale to take place safely at this time. Click here to read the full announcement. Good News! To get tails wagging again, you and your paw-some pooch can continue to raise funds by taking

Great North Run 2020

Date: 13th September 2020

Important Update 15 June 2020: the 2020 Great North Run has been cancelled due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full statement from the Great North Run organisers at https://www.greatrun.org/great-north-run Places will be transferred to 2021 and we will be contacting all runners who had secured a place to run in aid of St Teresa’s Hospice to confirm the next steps. Thank you for your patience and understanding.  If you secured your own place and you are running in aid of St Teresa’s Hospice, you will have received an email from the Great North Run organisers with

Rolinda Paterson is going to complete the One Million Step Challenge, walking 1,000,000 steps (approx. 500 miles) in 90 days, finishing at the end of September. You can sponsor Rolinda at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Rolinda-Paterson1 Date: Wednesday 30th September

“Gameshow” The Ball

Date: 3rd October 2020

“Gameshow”, the St Teresa’s Hospice Ball 2020, will take place on Saturday 3rd October at the Xcel Centre in Newton Aycliffe. Attendance is by invitation only. For more information or to be added to the invitation list please contact [email protected] To support the Hospice Ball through sponsorship, advertising in the event programme, or by donating a raffle or auction prize, please contact the Income Generation Team on 01325 254321. Date: Saturday 3rd October Venue: Xcel Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Make a Will Month

Date: 31st October 2020

What will your legacy be? Throughout October we will be holding our Make a Will Month. During this time you can make a free appointment to make or change your Will, in return for a donation to the Hospice of £80 (Single Will) or £150 (Double Will). Legacies form a key part of the on-going funding of St Teresa’s Hospice, and gifts that have been left to us have helped us to continue to provide our vital services in Darlington & District. A list of participating solicitors be will be published here. For solicitors wishing to support this campaign please

Darlington Trail Series Halloween Fun Run 5K

Date: 1st November 2020

Time: 3.00pm – 5.00pm

Darlington Trail Series are holding a Halloween Fun Run 5K on Sunday 1st November. Open to all ages and abilities, you can run, jog or walk the route. Halloween fancy dress optional! All runners will receive a medal and some Halloween treats. Register at https://racebest.com/races/7hfxf On the day registration will open at 3pm and the run will commence at 4pm. Date: Sunday 1st November Venue: South Park, Darlington Time: 3.00pm – 5.00pm

Great North Run 2021

Date: 12th September 2021

Thank you to everyone who has signed up to run in aid of St Teresa’s Hospice, all 120 charity places for the 40th Great North Run have now been taken! If you have secured your own place and would like to run in aid of St Teresa’s Hospice please contact us for a sponsorship pack on 01325 254321 or email [email protected] We are here to offer help and advice to help you raise as much as you can. Venue: Newcastle to South Shields Date: Sunday 12th September