Distance: 1 Mile
Date: 07.07.2019
Minimum age: Family Run: 3+ yrs
Entry Price: £8 per entry

Simplyhealth Great North Family Run

Give your children the chance to experience their own finish line moment and wear their medals with pride at this fantastic family running event.
The Family Run is open to everyone aged 3 years old and over, we recommend budding runners between 3-8 participate with an adult, which means everyone needs to buy an entry to take part. Those aged 9 and over can run alone, but please make sure anyone aged 16 and under is accompanied by an adult on the day. 


Please see below for the 2019 event day timetable for reference.

Time Simplyhealth Great North Family Run
08:00 Event day information point opens - Gateshead International Stadium
12:50 Simplyhealth Great North Family Run Assembly opens
12:55 Simplyhealth Great North Family Run warm up
13:00 START of the Simplyhealth Great North Family Run

*NB. All times are subject to change in the lead up to the event


The Simplyhealth Great North Family Run starts and finishes inside Gateshead International Stadium.

Runners set off on the mile route, travelling along the stadium track and heading out of the stadium and along past its popular football pitches.

There you will turn onto Tyne Main Road before heading along Neilson Road and returning back into the stadium where cheering crowds will welcome you as you cross the finish line!

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The Course