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, local heroes from around the UK who embody dedication and determination whatever your reason for running.

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
  • Technical t-shirt
  • Goodie-filled finisher’s pack
  • Bottle of water
  • Timing chip for accurate results
  • Split times
  • Free training plans
  • Security of a closed road event
  • Partner offers and discounts
  • To be part of the world's most iconic half marathon
  • Experience the unbeatable start line with 56,999 other people
  • The chance to be live on the BBC


Exclusive offer

As part of our partnership with Science in Sport everyone who takes part in the event will have the opportunity to claim a free introduction pack from Science in Sport containing 10 Isotonic Energy Gels.

Look out for the SiS link in your entry confirmation email to redeem this great offer, or if you have already entered you can contact for further details.

Exclusive offer