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

Great North 10K

The popular North East running event will return to Gateshead on Sunday 9 July, 2017, where thousands of participants will finish inside the iconic Gateshead International Stadium. The scenic route takes in sights along the NewcastleGateshead Quayside, including Sage Gateshead, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

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.
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The Course

This is the 2016 course for illustration purposes only - the 2017 course is to be confirmed, for a larger version click here >

Enjoy a tour of the River Tyne as well as some of Gateshead's best sights.  Soak up the atmosphere as you head around the route before taking on the newly-named 'Slog on the Tyne' hill! Once you reach the top, you're almost there so get ready for your big finish inside the Gateshead International Stadium!


The 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 runners taking part this year are part of that history and will finish inside the Gateshead International Stadium, as the runners did in 1977!

Well done to you all for taking part!

Course Map