Great North Family Run

Great North Family Run

The Run

Its fun to run, and running with your friends and family is even better!
Runners of all ages (3+) can get involved in the Great North Family Run, part of the Great North 10k weekend.

Enter on our official booking partner

Well Done Runners!

It was great to see more spectacular kids running action at the 2022 Great North Family Run. Well done to everyone who took part, you were amazing!!

Your official event photos will be live here on the website after the event so don’t forget to come back and check them out.

The event gives the running stars of the future a taste of the big event experience and a chance to claim their own finisher’s medal.  Brand new for 2022, the Great North Family Run route will start in front of the Baltic and take runners on a journey to the Swing Bridge and back – returning to the Baltic to cross the finish line. 

The Great North Family Run is open to entrants aged 3+. Each entry is per person. Entrants aged 3-8 yrs must with a parent.

Your Run Number

Keep an eye out for your race number as they have started to be posted out to entrants.

Please note: if you secure your entry after 10:00am on Friday 24 June your race number will not be posted and must be collected from our information point on event day. We can also sort replacements, for those who don’t receive theirs in the post.

The information point is located in the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts Car Park and is open from 08:30am on Sunday 3 July.

Event Timetable

Below is the Great North Family Run timetable and start time (Please note that this is subject to change).

General
12:40

Great North Family Run assembly opens.

Great North Family Run
12:55

Great North Family Run warm up.

Great North Family Run
13:00

Start of Great North Family Run.

General
14:00

Event site closes.

General
12:40

Great North Family Run assembly opens.

Great North Family Run
12:55

Great North Family Run warm up.

Great North Family Run
13:00

Start of Great North Family Run.

General
14:00

Event site closes.

Great North Family Run

The Route

Its fun to run, and running with your friends and family is even better!
Runners of all ages (3+) can get involved in the Great North Family Run, part of the Great North 10k weekend.

Enter on our official booking partner

The Route

Family Run Route

Great North Family Run

The Reward

Soak up the atmosphere, run your heart out and show the grown ups what you are made of, then wear your medal with pride!

Enter on our official booking partner

What You Get

On top of lots of high fives and cheering supporters and an incredible sense of achievement, all runners will get:

  • A shiny medal to show to all of your friends
  • Spot prizes for best fancy dress
  • Edible treats when you cross the finish line
  • A safe, secure and fun filled route
  • Bragging rights of being part of the biggest and best kids running events.
The Family Run was the perfect opportunity for Ellie and her little brother to get involved. And have some fun while they raised money for a good cause.
Jenny Payne
The children absolutely loved the event, it's a great way for the whole family to get involved in fundraising and fitness.
Lorna Cook
It's a run with such a buzzing atmosphere and I am so glad that the kids were able to be a part of it.
Mark Evans
My daughter is such an active girl and she loved taking part. I just knew it was something that she would love to get involved in.
Shelley Reid

Great North 10k

Brand new for 2022, the Great North 10k route will start in front of the Baltic and take runners on a journey along the River Tyne,
past Newcastle & Gateshead Quayside’s iconic landmarks, before returning to the Baltic to cross the finish line.

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