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Distance 10K
Price £27 per entry
Location Gateshead
Date 09 July 2017
Age 15 years old and over

Simplyhealth Great North 10K

The North East's biggest 10k returns to Gateshead on Sunday 9 July, 2017, where thousands of participants will finish on the track inside the iconic Gateshead International Stadium. The perfect training run for the world's biggest half marathon, the Simplyhealth Great North Run.

Be among the thousands of runners taking part in the scenic Quayside course. Passing under the iconic Tyne Bridge and heading along to the Sage Gateshead and BALTIC before bending back along the Quayside for a triumphant lap of the Gateshead International Stadium track, cheered on by your family and friends.

DID YOU KNOW....

The Simplyhealth Great North 10k is the relation of Great Britain’s first ever Fun Run - the 'Gateshead Fun Run', which was set up in 1977 by Brendan Foster!

All participants taking on the 10k are part of that history and will finish inside the Gateshead International Stadium, as runners did in 1977.


Timetable

Please see below for the 2017 event day timetable:

Time Simplyhealth Great North 10K
08:00 Event day information point & baggage drop off opens - Gateshead International Stadium
09:15 Start assembly area opens – Saltmeadows Road
09:48 Start of mass warm-up
10:00 Start of Simplyhealth Great North 10k orange wave and fast-paced runners
10:08 Start of Simplyhealth Great North 10k white wave
10:16 Start of Simplyhealth Great North 10k green wave
10:24 Start of Simplyhealth Great North 10k pink wave
12:40 Start of the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Toddler Dash
13:00 Simplyhealth Great North 10k Family Mile warm-up
13:05 Start of the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Family Mile

*NB. All times are subject to change in the lead up to the event

The Course

Passing under the iconic Tyne Bridge and heading along to the Sage Gateshead and BALTIC before bending back along the Quayside for a triumphant lap of the Gateshead International Stadium track, cheered on by your family and friends.

The latest addition to the 10k course is the now infamous ’Slog on the Tyne’ section, a steady uphill climb that will really put your training to the test. 

Please note: the course may be subject to change.

Great Run Local

Need that little extra help with your training, or somewhere to continue your running experience? Join friendly runners and volunteers at our free, weekly 2k and 5k events and become part of a happier, healthier, growing community!

With your own personal Great Run Local wristband, you can track your progression through our unique mobile phone app, whilst meeting new people and interacting with others as you run! From children in pushchairs to our oldest runner at 88 years young, we encourage all abilities and ages to continue running with us all year round!

EVENTS NEAR YOU

GRL Gibside: Every Sunday, 9:15am
Gibside National Trust, Near Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE16 6BG

GRL Sunderland: Every Sunday, 9:30am
Mowbray Park, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR1 1PP

START YOUR OWN EVENT
We are always looking to increase local running opportunities. If you know of any potential venues that could make great running locations and are interested in getting a weekly event off the ground, please contact us at info@greatrunlocal.org.

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Great Run Local

Event location

The vibrant capital of North East England is the place to come for dazzling culture, superb shopping, thrilling sport as well as great places to eat and it's all served up with a hearty helping of our famous Geordie friendliness.
If you are making a weekend of it visit www.newcastlegateshead.com

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Travel

Train:

Take the train to your event and arrive in the heart of the city, ready to hit the Great Run starting line right on time. Save over 50%* when you book your train tickets in advance at tpexpress.co.uk

With direct services into Newcastle you can sit back, relax and leave the car at home.

Getting There

Downloads

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