Simplyhealth Great North Run for When You Wish Upon a Star

The Great Run Company presents the largest, most compelling and innovative series of mass participation running events in the world.
Their first event, The Great North Run was first staged in 1981 and this annual UK half marathon is now officially the biggest in the world. More than one million competitors

have taken part, including Great Britain’s greatest ever distance runner, four-time Olympic, World and European champion Sir Mo Farah, who has won the Great North Run a record three times in a row.

The 2017 Simplyhealth Great North Run saw the largest amount of finishers in its 37-year history, with 43,127 crossing the finish line of the world’s biggest half marathon.

If you'd like to experience that finish line feeling at the world's greatest half marathon, then contact us now for one of our guaranteed entries.

The Simplyhealth Great North Run welcomes 57,000 runners, plodders, sprinters, walkers and plenty of fancy dress outfits, to the start line in Newcastle upon Tyne every year. From the start line in the city centre, the 13.1 mile route takes runners across the iconic Tyne Bridge and past thousands of cheering crowds in Gateshead before heading out towards South Shields and the coast. With musical entertainment, charity cheer points and plenty of local support, this half marathon is definitely one to tick off your to-do list!

To secure one of our places you will need to pay a non-refundable deposit of £50 towards your entry fee and commit to raising a MINIMUM of £275 in sponsorship. This is your own personal commitment to taking part and can be paid over the phone by card, by bank transfer or cheque with your completed application form. Places are only guaranteed when payment is received, we are in receipt of a booking form and you have redeemed your token online.

Don't delay in contacting us if you would like a place!

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Newcastle upon Tyne
09 September , Sunday 08:00

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