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Three More Countries In Great World Run Initiative Morocco, Azerbaijan and Israel to be represented on start line of Simplyhealth Great North Run on Sunday 10 September Seeing Double At The World's Favourite Run Your eyes are not playing tricks on you! This coming September Luxembourg will be represented at the Simplyhealth Great North Run twice over… by identical twins, Anne-Marie Dentzer and Marie-Anne Dentzer! Great North Run Global Challenge Back For 2017 Organisers of the Simplyhealth Great North Run are looking to build on a record breaking achievement at the world’s biggest half marathon. Ex-Athletes Sign Up For Duracell Pacer Roles Olympians Kelly Sotherton and Jason Gardener 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