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Simplyhealth Great North Run

Stand shoulder-to-shoulder with 56,000 runners in the world famous Great North Run. Starting in Newcastle the course will take you over the iconic Tyne Bridge before a coastal finish in South Shields. This year we are hoping to recruit our largest ever team in the Great North Run. Want to be part of something amazing?

Event details

  • Date: September 2018
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Price: £35

We ask that all participants commit to raising a minimum of £350 in sponsorship


Deferred from 2017?

If you’ve deferred your place from 2017 and would like to run for us again in 2018, we would love to welcome you to our team.

I've deferred my place to 2018

How we will support you

Our events team will be here to support you all the way, from your initial welcome pack through to cheering you along the course and celebrating with you at our post-race reception. We will send you a technical fibre running vest along with regular training and fundraising updates to make sure you have the best experience.  

Contact information

If you have any questions about the event or the application process, email or call 020 7940 1769.