AJ Bell Great North 10k
What Makes it Great?
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City route passing Newcastle’s most iconic sights along the routeView Route
Bespoke Medal and (optional) T-shirt and Finishers' Pack
Access to exclusive discounts when you sign up to a Great Run event
Run number personalised with your name
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The AJ Bell Great North 10k transforms ordinary people into local heroes. Expect a party atmosphere, incredible support, some of Newcastle’s most iconic sights along the route, and an unbeatable sense of achievement at the finish line. This year’s event was bigger and better than ever – will you take on the challenge and join us in 2024? Sign up now and SAVE with our Earlybird Offer*
Great North 10k entries are open to runners aged 15+ (10k) on the day of the event.
If you have any queries, please see our FAQs which should answer any questions you have.
*Earlybird offer is for a limited time only. A booking fee (£2 per entry) is applied at checkout.
Newcastle United Foundation
We are proud to partner with the Newcastle United Foundation for the AJ Bell Great North 10K, and to celebrate this partnership all participants that choose to run and raise funds for NUF will receive a special edition run number and start in a special NUF wave. The Foundation is focussed on improving the lives of thousands of local children, teenagers, adults, families and the older generations. They are committed to helping people across the North East be more active and feel happier and healthier, through sport. Find out more about The Foundation here.
Please note: this is a provisional timetable and is subject to change. We will communicate your specific wave colour, assembly time on your run number.
AJ Bell Great North 10k
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Starting on the famous AJ Bell Great North Run start line, runners will follow the first 3km of the GNR course and pass across the iconic Tyne Bridge twice, before weaving through Newcastle city centre. Runners will take in plenty of famous landmarks on route including The Sage, Grey’s Monument, Eldon Square, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle Civic Centre, Haymarket; and Great North Museum. A grandstand finish awaits on the town moor, along with post event celebrations in the Apres Run zone.
2023 route shown. Route may be subject to change.
What You Get
By taking your place on the Great North 10k start line, you’re already part of something really special. Obviously you’ll have bragging rights for the forseeable, but you’ll also get…
- A huge round of applause as you cross the finish line
- A shiny new medal, an exclusive (optional) finishers t-shirt plus a finisher’s bag filled with goodies
- Official event day photos available to view and purchase straight after the event, so smile for the cameras!
- Your official result ready sortly after you cross the finish line
- Access to exclusive discounts when you sign up to a Great Run event. You’ll receive an invitation to access the Great Run Rewards discount platform, powered by our friends at Endurance Zone, that features offers and discounts across a range of well-known running, sport, outdoor and lifestyle brands.
We have made the decision to introduce optional finisher tees to our Great Run events for 2023. You can choose to forgo you finisher tee shirt at the point of entry, and in lieu of this we will make a donation to the National Trust Woodlands Appeal. Find out more here.
We will donate a portion of the fulfilment costs for each runner who chooses this option to the fund and commit that this donation to be a minimum of £20,000 in 2023.