Great Run News

Entries for 2019 Junior and Mini Great North Run Open Entries for the hugely popular 2019 Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great North Run on Saturday 7 September are now open. NIRVANA EUROPE MARKS 20 YRS SUPPORTING GREAT NORTH RUN The Great Run company has announced that Nirvana Europe will continue to be their Exclusive Provider of Great North Run Travel & Accommodation Packages for this year’s Simplyhealth Great North Run. 17 Epic Things That Happen At The Great North Run The support, Elvis Presley and beer... here are 17 epic things that happen at the world's biggest half marathon, the Simplyhealth Great North Run. Five-Star Sir Mo Takes Simplyhealth Great North Run Win Sir Mo Farah became the first male runner to win five consecutive Simplyhealth Great North Runs with another hard-earned victory at the famous half marathon, on a day when Vivian Cheruiyot made it two wins inside three years. Simplyhealth Great North Run Ready To Go Local heroes line up with famous faces and world class athletes for the 38th staging of the event Sisters With Blisters Set For Great North Run Sisters with Blisters was set up by Yvonne Wadeson for women to encourage each other, meet up locally for runs and socialise afterwards. On Sunday 9 September hundreds of them will be taking part in the Simplyhealth Great North Run. 2018 Expected To Be Biggest Great North Run Weekend A record number of runners are anticipated across the iconic Simplyhealth Great North Run weekend on 8-9 September. Nick's Joy Ahead Of Simplyhealth Great North Run Debut Nick Dunn will join his siblings Lisa and Paul to take on his first ever Simplyhealth Great North Run almost a year on from being released from prison following his wrongful arrest Jepkosgei To Take On Cheruiyot At Great North Run Joyciline Jepkosgei, the world record holder over the half marathon, has been added to the field for the world’s biggest half marathon this weekend and will be the main competition for Olympic champion Vivian Cheruiyot FAMOUS FACES LINE UP FOR SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT NORTH RUN A whole host of well-known faces have been pounding the streets, putting in the miles in preparation for this year’s event.