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Distance 10K
Price £22
Location Stockton-on-Tees
Date 08 September 2018
Age 15 years old and over

Simplyhealth Great Tees 10K

The Great Run Company presents the newest event in its portfolio, the Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k.

In partnership with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, we’ll be bringing the Great Run Series to Stockton-on-Tees.

The inaugural Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k will take place on Saturday 8 September on the same weekend as the world’s biggest half marathon, the Simplyhealth Great North Run.

The addition of these new, exciting and accessible events will mean that the biggest sporting weekend in the North East will be a memorable one for the entire region.

So whether you’re new to running or looking for a challenge, this could be the event for you!

Places for this event are limited, so if you're keen to take part this year make sure you sign up today.

 


The Course

Hugging the banks of the famous River Tees, the Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k follows a flat, closed road course that starts and finishes on Riverside Road, close to Princess of Wales Bridge.

The course starts on the river’s north side and takes in some of Stockton-on-Tees’ most famous sights, including the iconic Infinity Bridge and Tees Barrage.

You will then cross the historic Tees Newport Bridge and travel back on the south side of the river along the Maze Park Nature Reserve, before passing Durham University’s waterfront Queen’s Campus.

On your final kilometre you will cross the Tees once more – this time via the Millennium Footbridge – before crossing the finish line on the Riverside.

The Course

Timetable

Time Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k - Saturday 8 September 2018
09:30 Great North CityGames Elite Mile
10:00 START of the Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k
12.00 START of the Simplyhealth Mini Great Tees Run
12.45 START of the Simplyhealth Junior Great Tees Run

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

Event Location

At the beating cultural heart of the Tees Valley, Stockton-on-Tees has a thriving reputation as a vibrant festival and events Borough.

Whether it’s the world renowned Stockton International Riverside Festival, the live music and comedy of Stockton Stages, or the sporting challenges of the Borough’s Duathlon and Cycling festivals, there’s something for everyone, whatever your age or interest.

Just a short walk from the Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k finish line, there’s the award-winning High Street, where the Stockton Flyer automation makes an appearance every day.

It’s no surprise that such a busy and diverse year-round events programme attracts tens of thousands of people every year.

All of this is set against the stunning backdrop of the famous River Tees, home of the Olympic Standard Tees Barrage International White Water Centre and overlooked by Air Trail – the biggest climbing adventure course of its kind in the UK.

An action-packed visit to Stockton-on-Tees is guaranteed!

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