Great Run News

Aly Dixon And Runners Launch 10 Years Of North 10k North East athlete Alyson Dixon joined a group of runners from across the region to launch the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead, which is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary this year. Stuart Takes On North 10k And GNR For Colitis Awareness Stuart Fearn battled a severe form of Colitis which resulted in him having his entire bowel removed. He is now set to take on the Simplyhealth Great North 10k and Simplyhealth Great North Run to raise awareness about the condition. Jennifer's North 10k After Donating Kidney To Husband Jennifer Horton gave her husband Bob the gift of life by donating one of her kidneys and is now set to take on the Simplyhealth Great North 10k to raise money for the hospital that gave him a new lease of life. Date Announced For Simplyhealth Great North 10k 2018 The date for the tenth staging of the Simplyhealth Great North 10k has been announced. THOUSANDS COMPLETE BIGGEST EVER GATESHEAD 10K Members of South Shields FC AND 200 Gurkhas were amongst the thousands of runners at the Simplyhealth Great North 10k today (9 July). North East's Biggest 10K Returns For the second year running, a record number of participants will take on the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead this weekend. Mum To Run North 10k To Fundraise For Son's Treatment Anna Wright's baby son Samuel was left severely brain damaged during birth. She is hoping to raise vital funds at the Simplyhealth Great North 10k to send him to America for revolutionary treatment to help him walk. Dad-To-Be Turns Life Around To Take On North 10k Andrew Brown contemplated taking his own life SEVEN times and will run the Simplyhealth Great North 10k to raise awareness about mental health issues after he turned his life around Katie Runs North 10k For Charity Set Up By Mum Trainee teaching assistant Katie Williamson will run the Simplyhealth Great North 10k to raise awareness about the neurological disorder she has. Her mum helped set up a charity to raise awareness about the condition in her name. SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT NORTH 10K FAMILY EVENTS SOLD OUT The family events, which are staged on the same day as the Simplyhealth Great North 10k, have now reached capacity.