Great Run News

Wonder Woman Aly Is Officially A Record Breaker It’s official – Wonder Woman Aly Dixon is the world’s fastest superhero Great North Run To Celebrate 40th Event The landmark half marathon was first staged in 1981 where almost 12,000 people took part. Now, the Great North Run has grown to be the world’s biggest half marathon, with 57,000 people registered to take part annually Great Run's Most Inspiring Of 2019 Here, we explore the stories that have had the greatest impact in 2019 as we look forward to another fantastic year where our runners set out to be their greatest Great Run Company voted best UK event organiser Great North Run takes best Flagship Event, with five other Great Run events placing in top ten Great North Run Founders take on epic charity hike Aiming to raise £50,000 for Newcastle Hospital Trust Charity Sporting Memories Made At The Great North Run Broadcasting legend Steve Rider lead a team of celebrities from the world of sport to raise funds for The Sporting Memories Foundation in this year’s Simplyhealth Great North Run. Huge Reduction in Air Pollution During Great North Run New research from Newcastle University and ENGIE for study shows air pollutants during run decreased by 80% The Sun Shone On An Epic Weekend In The North-East Record crowds at the 39th staging of the Simplyhealth Great North Run Record-Breaking Day For Simplyhealth Great North Run Women's course record smashed and Sir Mo Farah wins his sixth Simplyhealth Great North Run in a row North-East Ready For Its Greatest Day n epic weekend of sport is approaching for the North East as the region gears up for the 39th staging of the world famous Simplyhealth Great North Run on Sunday 8 September