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Ex-Athletes Sign Up For Duracell Pacer Roles Olympians Kelly Sotherton, Jason Gardener and Iwan Thomas will take on the iconic Duracell Bunny pacer role in 2017 Great North Run Ballot Closing Soon The general entry ballot for the world's biggest half-marathon closes on Monday, February 6, with potential participants urged to sign up now to avoid missing out 2017 Simplyhealth Great North Run Ballot Now Open The general entry ballot for the world’s biggest half marathon, the Simplyhealth Great North Run, is now open. Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great North Run Now Full The extremely popular Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great North Run has reached its entry limit in record time for 2017 Mo Farah Knighted In Queen's New Year Honours The Great Run Company congratulates Sir Mo Farah following the announcement of his knighthood in the New Year honours list Great North Run Entry Ballot Announced The exclusive entry ballot for the first 3,000 places in the 2017 Great North Run will be held with The Times and The Sunday Times from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th January #WorldPoetryDay - Running and Rhyming To celebrate World Poetry Day, we are sharing poems created especially for our Great Run events 2017 MINI GREAT NORTH RUN REACHES ENTRY LIMIT Record breaking Mini Great North Run reaches its entry limit less than 2 weeks after opening 15 TONNES OF CLOTHES AT GREAT NORTH RUN TO BE DONATED Thousands of clothing items left by runners at the Great North Run start line are to be donated to two regional charities A Record-Breaking Weekend For 36th Great North Run Great North Run’s 36th staging brought an end to a weekend of record-breaking heroics along with inspiring stories of commitment and endeavour.