Some of the thousands of people who take part each year in courses run by the Foundation of Light attended an award ceremony at the stadium.
Yorkshire bids au revoir to the tour after two days of great racing.
Mark Cavendish is out of the Tour de France with a shoulder injury sustained in a crash on Saturday's opening stage to Harrogate.
Teesside wheelchair athlete Jade Jones has qualified for the final of the Women's 1500m T54 in Glasgow.
The 18-year-old, from Middlesbrough, finished third in qualifying Heat 1 and goes through to Thursday night's final.
Teesside long jumper Chris Tomlinson has qualified for the final of the Men's Long Jump at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The 32-year-old finished 6th in qualifying with a jump of 7.89 metres. He joins Olympic champion Greg Rutherford in Wednesday's final.
Alnwick's Laura Weightman finished third in her heat at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to make it through to tomorrow night's final of the 1500 hundred metres.
It was Commonwealth silver for Paul Drinkhall from Loftus and Daniel Reed of Northallerton in the Men's Team Table Tennis.
The pair were part of the England mens squad. They missed out on gold after losing three one to Singapore.
Middlesbrough's Aimee Willmott celebrates on the podium after coming second in the Women's 200m Butterfly Final at Tollcross Swimming Centre, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The region has another Commonwealth medal winner.
Middlesbrough's Aimee Willmott took silver in the 200 metre butterfly at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre this evening.
But fellow Teesside swimmer Jemma Lowe, who is from Hartlepool but is competing for Wales, who was also tipped for a medal, came in 5th place
Both Jemma Lowe, from Hartlepool and representing Wales, and Aimee Willmott, from Middlesbrough representing England, are through to the final of the 200m butterfly in this year's Commonwealth Games. They'll race against each other.
Northumberland runner Laura Weightman has qualified for the final of the Women's 1500m.
The 23-year-old finished third in Heat Two with a time of 4:08:58. Weightman, from Alnmouth, compete in the final on July 29.
Two North East athletes have won a silver medal in table tennis at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Paul Drinkhall, from Loftus, and Daniel Reed, from Northallerton, take home the silver medal in the Men's Team Event after being beaten 3-1 by Singapore in the Gold Medal Match.
Durham-born Joasia Zakrzewski has spoken of her elation after being placed 14th in the women's marathon yesterday (July 27) with a time of 2 hours 45 minutes.