Distance 1 mile
Location Stockton-on-Tees
Date 08 September 2018

Great North CityGames Elite Mile

The Great North CityGames Mile, part of the Simplyhealth Great North Run weekend, is coming to Stockton-on-Tees in 2018.

For the first time in the event’s ten year history, the Elite Mile race will move away from its established location on the NewcastleGateshead Quayside and relocate to the banks of the River Tees.

This exciting elite event, held on Saturday 8 September, will see world-class athletes take on a course that starts and finishes on Stockton’s Riverside.

And you can come along and watch it for free!

For more information about the Great North CityGames click here.


About Stockton-on-Tees

At the beating cultural heart of the Tees Valley, Stockton-on-Tees has a thriving reputation as a vibrant festival and events Borough.

Whether it’s the world renowned Stockton International Riverside Festival, the live music and comedy of Stockton Stages, or the sporting challenges of the Borough’s Duathlon and Cycling festivals, there’s something for everyone, whatever your age or interest.

Just a short walk from the Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k finish line, there’s the award-winning High Street, where the Stockton Flyer automation makes an appearance every day.

It’s no surprise that such a busy and diverse year-round events programme attracts tens of thousands of people every year.

All of this is set against the stunning backdrop of the famous River Tees, home of the Olympic Standard Tees Barrage International White Water Centre and overlooked by Air Trail – the biggest climbing adventure course of its kind in the UK. An action-packed visit to Stockton-on-Tees is guaranteed!

About Stockton-on-Tees


Time Great North CityGames Elite Mile
08:00 Event Village and Baggage Area opens 
09:30 START of the Elite Men's Mile 
09:45 START of the Elite Women's Mile 

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