AJ Bell Great North 10k

10k
StandardPrice £32
Start 10:00 am

The AJ Bell Great North 10k transforms ordinary people into local heroes along a city centre route that shares the same iconic start line as the Great North Run.

From river views to stunning architecture, the Great North 10k is a love letter to Newcastle – and there’s a whole lot of love for it among our runners. Expect a party atmosphere, incredible support and an unbeatable sense of achievement at the finish line. And don’t forget: there’s also some brilliant bling and an exclusive finisher t-shirt to add to – or kickstart – your collection.  Whether you do it to hit a personal best, to do something incredible for charity, or simply for fun, take your place on the start line and experience it all for yourself.  Make July 2024 your greatest yet and sign up today.

Great North 10k entries are open to runners aged 15+ (10k) on the day of the event.  A booking fee (£2 per entry) is applied at checkout.

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Event Timetable: 7 July 2024

Please note: Provisional timetable is subject to change.

 

08:00
Event site open
10:00
ORANGE/Fast Paced wave start

Your Start Line Awaits

Get ready to ‘Run the Toon’ with an iconic start line, unbeatable city views, and the ultimate finish line feeling. The 10k city centre route showcases some legendary sights, from the Tyne Bridge and river views to stunning city architecture.

2023 Event Highlights

Take a look back at some of our favourite highlights from this year's AJ Bell Great North 10K where runners got to conquer a brand new course in the heart of Newcastle.

The Route

The 10k route (new in 2023) will start on the famous GNR start line and take runners across the iconic Tyne Bridge twice, before weaving through Newcastle city centre and finishing in Exhibition Park.

Your Start Line Awaits

Get ready to ‘Run the Toon’ with an iconic start line, unbeatable city views, and the ultimate finish line feeling. The 10k city centre route showcases some legendary sights, from the Tyne Bridge and river views to stunning city architecture.

2023 Event Highlights

Take a look back at some of our favourite highlights from this year's AJ Bell Great North 10K where runners got to conquer a brand new course in the heart of Newcastle.

The Route

The 10k route (new in 2023) will start on the famous GNR start line and take runners across the iconic Tyne Bridge twice, before weaving through Newcastle city centre and finishing in Exhibition Park.

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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.

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The Course

Route Map

Please note: 2023 route shown. Course may be subject to change.

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.

What You Get

We have made the decision to introduce optional finisher tees to our Great Run events. You can choose to forgo a 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 approx. £20,000.

Obviously you’ll have bragging rights for the forseeable, but you’ll also get:

The Medal

A shiny new, Great North 10k medal, an exclusive finishers t-shirt plus a finisher’s bag filled with goodies.

The Photos

Official event day photos available to view and purchase straight after the event, so smile for the cameras!

The App

Event day tracking and results ready to view on the app shortly after you cross the finish line.

The Discounts

Access to exclusive runners only discounts and offers via the Great Run Rewards platform.
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