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Rachel To Take On Great North Run In Husband's Place
A woman whose husband ran the Simplyhealth Great North Run before being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease a year later is set to take on the half marathon in his memory after he tragically died from the condition aged just 38
14 Aug 2018
OLLY OLLY OLLY! Olly Murs to run Great North Run
Olly Murs and his sister Fay will take on the Simplyhealth Great North Run in aid of Brainwave Children’s Charity & Mind.
09 Aug 2018
Grandad Takes On North 10k In Carly's Memory
Frank Hemmings will run the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead and the Simplyhealth Great North Run for Mind after his granddaughter Carly died unexpectedly at the age of 26.
29 Jun 2018
2018 Junior and Mini Great North Run Sells Out
The Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great North Run has reached full capacity, with 9,000 children set to take on the iconic route around the NewcastleGateshead Quayside.
11 Jun 2018
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.
15 Mar 2018
These Girls Can Run Set For 2018 Great North Run
These Girls Can Run was formed by Kim Scott, who turned life around while training for the Great North Run after her initial plea to find a training buddy turned into forming a running group of 4,500 women.
07 Mar 2018
Are You In? Record Numbers Enter Great North Run Ballot
Runners from all corners of the region, across the UK and around the world have found out if they secured one of the 57,000 places available in the Simplyhealth Great North Run.
08 Feb 2018
Simplyhealth Great North Run Ballot Closing Soon
The general entry ballot for the world’s biggest half marathon, the Simplyhealth Great North Run, closes soon – as runners are urged to get their applications in before the deadline to avoid missing out
01 Feb 2018
Stockton-on-Tees To Host Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k
The inaugural Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k is coming to Stockton-on-Tees this September as part of the Simpyhealth Great North Run weekend.
24 Jan 2018
Simplyhealth Great North Run General Entry Ballot Open
The general entry ballot for the world’s biggest half marathon, the Simplyhealth Great North Run, is now open
03 Jan 2018
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