The first South Shields parkrun in more than a year was held on Saturday, July 24.

South Shields parkrun pictures: Runners return to first event as Covid restrictions ease

Hundreds of runners took part in the first South Shields parkrun since the Covid pandemic began – were you one of them?

The popular 5k race returned to the town’s coastline for the first time in more than a year on Saturday, July 24.

Colin Robson, event director for South Shields parkrun, said it was great to see “so many happy people" getting involved once again.

Take a look through our gallery and see if you can spot yourself or anyone you know taking part.

Colin Robson, event director for South Shields parkrun, said it was great to see “so many happy people" getting involved once again.

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