|Date||Sunday 19th September, 2021|
|Location||Queen Elizabeth Country Park|
|Start postcode||PO8 0QE|
Founded in 1978 as one of the first major - and toughest - mass runs, this event pre-dated the first London Marathon and was well before both the Great North Run and Great South Run. It has raised in excess of £200,000 for charities over the years.