About Wild Deer Events

Dan Flint

Owner & Wild Deer Events founder Dan Flint has ran competitively since he was 13 years old and is a former Junior International athlete finishing 7th in the World over 3000 metres. He also ran for Loughborough University where he obtained a degree in Sports Science & Recreation Management.

Dan has been in the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer and Gym owner for over 20 years and is also the Race Director of the Iconic Blaydon Race which is now in its 40th year and is ran every year on the 9th June.

Dan is the coach to the Blaydon Harriers Seniors team and takes great pleasure in helping people on their fitness journey. With over 30 years of running experience and already over 12 Wild Deer Events planned for 2020 Dan is hoping to create races that can be enjoyed by everyone in our beautiful North East Countryside.

Meet our team

  • Sarah Brown

    Admin & Operations
  • Rachel Williams

    Course Director
  • Andrea Clarke

    Events Safety Manager

Upcoming Events

From half marathons to family fun runs, Wild Deer has events for all fitness levels

2nd February 2020


1st March 2020

10 mile & 5k Trail - Derwent Reservoir

29th March 2020

Wynyard Hall 10 mile & 5 mile Trail Runs