Simplyhealth Great North Run

Officially the world's biggest half marathon, the Simplyhealth Great North Run takes runners on a 13.1 mile route from Newcastle's city centre to the coast in South Shields; all live on the BBC!

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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