Great Run News

VIRTUAL GREAT NORTH RUN: WHAT IS IT & HOW CAN YOU ENTER The virtual version of Britain's biggest running event is FREE to enter and open to everyone, wherever they are in the world. GREAT NORTH RUN SOLO ACHIEVES OVER 20,000 ENTRIES Our new virtual running challenges are expected to raise £250,000 for the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Great Run events We are closely monitoring the developments with COVID-19 and will continue to take the advice of the UK government around the staging of large public events. Katie Cutler Joins Gurkha Soldiers at Great North 10k Over two-hundred Gurkha soldiers from Catterick Garrison ran the Morrisons Great North 10k in Gateshead today (5 July), in aid of the relief fund set up following two devastating earthquakes in Nepal earlier this year. KATIE CUTLER TO START MORRISONS GREAT NORTH 10K Katie Cutler, the Gateshead beautician who raised over £300,000 for pensioner Alan Barnes after he was mugged earlier this year, will be honorary starter for the Morrisons Great North 10k this Sunday 5 July. GURKHA SOLDIERS TO RUN MORRISONS GREAT NORTH 10K Over two hundred Gurkha soldiers will run the Morrisons Great North 10k this July, in aid of the relief fund set up following two devastating earthquakes in Nepal earlier this year. MCCORMACK TO RACE MORRISONS GREAT NORTH 10K GATESHEAD There will be a new name on the road running scene when Fionnuala McCormack bids to become the first overseas winner of the women’s title in the Morrisons Great North 10k Gateshead. RUNNERS LAUNCH MORRISONS GREAT NORTH 10K GATESHEAD Runners and charity fundraisers gathered in Gateshead International Stadium today to launch the Morrisons Great North 10k Gateshead.