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Distance 5K
Price £22
Location NewcastleGateshead
Date 08 September 2018
Age 14 years old and over

Simplyhealth Great North 5K

Entries for the 2018 Simplyhealth Great North 5k are now open, sign up now to relive the glory of 2017.

Click here to view your 2017 results.

Runners start on the Newcastle side of the River Tyne and follow a scenic route over two of the Quayside’s 7 bridges; the Swing Bridge and the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. 

Make a day of it and soak up the atmosphere from the 5k, Junior and Mini events, the Barilla Pasta Party and the Great North CityGames.

 


The Course

This 5km course has the added bonus of giving runners views of the scenic NewcastleGateshead Quayside from both sides of the river. Runners start on the Newcastle side of the river and cross over the Swing Bridge, and then loop to the west before heading back down to pass the Sage on the Gateshead side.

The last kilometre gives runners the chance to run over the Gateshead Millennium Bridge before the final straight back on the Newcastle side.

Please note: the course may be subject to change.

Great Run Local

Need that little extra help with your training, or somewhere to continue your running experience? Join friendly runners and volunteers at our free, weekly 2k and 5k events and become part of a happier, healthier, growing community!

With your own personal Great Run Local wristband, you can track your progression through our unique mobile phone app, whilst meeting new people and interacting with others as you run! From children in pushchairs to our oldest runner at 88 years young, we encourage all abilities and ages to continue running with us all year round!

EVENTS NEAR YOU

GRL Gibside: Every Sunday, 9:15am
Gibside National Trust, Near Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE16 6BG

GRL Sunderland: Every Sunday, 9:30am
Mowbray Park, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR1 1PP

START YOUR OWN EVENT
We are always looking to increase local running opportunities. If you know of any potential venues that could make great running locations and are interested in getting a weekly event off the ground, please contact us at info@greatrunlocal.org.

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