Great Run News

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 Supporting Made By Sport - Whitley Bay Barbarians Made By Sport is a four year campaign created to support the vital work of community sports organisations across the UK. It aims to champion the power sport has to change lives and raise £40m in additional funds for grassroots sport projects. METRO CUSTOMERS VOTE GREAT NORTH RUN MOST INSPIRATIONAL Metro customers have voted the Great North Run ‘the most inspirational moment of the last 40 years in the North East’. The unprompted question saw 20% of respondents name the event as their most moving moment. Supporting Made By Sport - Gateshead Harriers Made By Sport is a four year campaign created to support the vital work of community sports organisations across the UK. It aims to champion the power sport has to change lives and raise £40m in additional funds for grassroots sport projects.