John Adamson, owner of Ramside Hall Hotel, near Durham, and Hardwick Hall Hotel, near Sedgefield, County Durham, has been a founding supporter of The Durham Dash!

Mark Blackbourne of MAB Events (Durham) said: “We are extremely grateful to John for his continued support and that of his fantastic team at the Hotels. His commitment and enthusiasm allowed Dash! to expand with the use of Hardwick Hotel for the 2016 Sedgefield Dash! and has enabled us to deliver an exciting school children’s athletics event that is unique to County Durham.”