Great North Run

The 40th running of this iconic race

Date Sunday 12th September, 2021
Distance Half Marathon
LocationCity Centre
AreaTyne & Wear
Start postcodeTyne & Wear
WebsiteVisit website

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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!

Check out runABC's 2019 race report here.

2020 event cancellation details here.

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