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Toddlers Launch Simplyhealth Great North 10K Gateshead Inspirational toddlers tested out the track in Gateshead International Stadium, to launch the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead. Rachael Tackles 10k 'To Put Smile Back On Nan's Face' Rachael will take on the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead after seeing the effects of Alzheimer’s disease when her grandmother Mary was diagnosed. Woman Recruits Virtual Runners To Help On 1000km Run Lucy Pritchard will complete 1000km this year including the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead and will be accompanied by virtual running partners every step of the way Join us at a very special Great Run Local in Gibside Ahead of the North East's biggest weekend of running, the team at Great Run Local would like to invite you to their Gibside event on Thursday 8 September. Gurkhas Join 5,000 Runners For Record Great North 10K Lindisfarne and 200 Gurkha soldiers joined thousands of runners for the Great North 10k Gateshead which is celebrating a record number of entries for 2016 Record Turnout For Runners At Great North 10K Gateshead Around 5,000 runners will line the route on the banks of the Tyne on Sunday, July 3, after unprecedented demand for places resulted in the event – the North-East’s biggest 10k - reaching capacity with a fortnight to go FIFTH OUTING FOR GURKHAS AT GREAT NORTH 10K Around 200 Gurkha soldiers will return to the Great North 10k Gateshead as part of their training Lindisfarne To Start Record-Breaking Great North 10K North-East music icons Lindisfarne have been announced as honorary starters of this year’s Great North 10K, where a record amount of runners have signed up to take part. KATIE BULMER-COOKE TO LEAD GREAT NORTH 10K WARM UP The Apprentice star Katie Bulmer-Cooke will warm up the Great North 10k Gateshead crowd before running the event herself as part of her preparations for the Great North Run. CHUF TO BE CHARITY OF GREAT NORTH 10K FAMILY EVENTS The Children's Heart Unit Fund that supports the unit at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle has been nominated as the chosen charity for the Great North 10k Family Events on July 3.