Take part in the world's greatest half marathon!
Since 1981 the world's greatest half marathon has welcomed over one million people across the finish line in South Shields. Why not be a part of the next million?
Starting from the iconic Tyne Bridge, the Simplyhealth Great North Run’s 13.1 mile course is always lined with supporters, cheering runners onto the finish by the stunning coastline in South Shields.
Distance: 13.1 miles
Minimum age: 17
Entry fee: £76 (incl event organiser admin fee)
Sponsorship pledge: £250
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