Distance: Half Marathon
Date: 08.09.2019
Minimum age: 17 years old and over
Entry Price: £56 per entry

Simplyhealth Great North Run

From the very beginning this event has been a celebration of what makes the North East great; thousands of supporters lining the course, hundreds of volunteers helping you along the way and runners like you, who embody dedication and determination whatever their reason for running. So come and join us on a 13.1 mile journey from Newcastle's city centre to the coast in South Shields; all live on the BBC! 



What you get

  • Exclusive medal and t-shirt
  • Goodie-filled finisher’s pack
  • Timing chip for accurate results
  • Free training and advice
  • Security of closed roads
  • Be part of the world's most iconic half marathon

More information

The ballot will be open until 12 noon on 4 February 2019. You’ll be notified via email by Friday 8 February regardless of whether you’ve been successful or unsuccessful. We'll also add a ballot checker facility to this page once the results are available.


If you need more information about entering the 2019 Simplyhealth Great North Run ballot you can take a look at our handy guide here.

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