Distance: Half Marathon
Date: 08.09.2019
Minimum age: 17 years old and over
Entry Price: £56 per entry

Simplyhealth Great North Run

From the very beginning this event has been a celebration of what makes the North East great; thousands of supporters lining the course, hundreds of volunteers helping you along the way and runners like you, from around the UK who embody dedication and determination whatever your reason for running. Join us on a 13.1 mile journey from Newcastle's city centre to the coast in South Shields; all live on the BBC!


Are you in?

You should've received an email to let you know either way. If not, you can also use our ballot checker tool here.

If you are, congratulations! If not, you can try and find a place through a charity instead.

What you get

  • Exclusive medal and t-shirt
  • Goodie-filled finisher’s pack
  • Timing chip for accurate results
  • Free training and advice
  • Security of closed roads
  • Be part of the world's most iconic half marathon

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