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Great North Run

The Great Run Company

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Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, United Kingdom

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Open for Registration

Distance Date
Half Marathon ?

21.10KM

Run

Sept. 12, 2021

Overview

Great North Run is a Road Running event taking place in Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

The event offering 1 distance options.

  • Half Marathon (Adult race)
    • Running: 21.1 KM


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What athletes are saying

The characteristics which best describe Great North Run, as voted on by past participants.


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The Event

Useful pre-race info 1
Well-stocked goody bag 1
Great medal 1
Family friendly 1
Exciting event village 1
Spectator friendly 1
Festival atmosphere 1
Good public transport links 1
Supports good cause 1
Bucket list event 1


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Course Profile

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Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Great North Run, as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.85
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Local Support
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4.69
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Ease of Navigation
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4.65
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Marshal Supervision
All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Reviewed 3 months ago

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At the Great North Run the amount of support from the onlookers was marvellous. You could hear the constant sound of spectators cheering you on, shouting words of encouragement, and calling your name as you ran past. Children had ‘power-up’ banners and also gave ...Read full review

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Joe Troman
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Reviewed 7 months ago

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What more needs to be said, for me growing up as someone who never ran anywhere this was always something I thought I woudl never do but after taking up running in adult life it became something that I wanted to acheive and finally did a few years ago. After that first year I bec...Read full review

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Reviews (127)

All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Quality of Aid Stations
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Environmentally Friendly

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Course Rating
Natural Beauty
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Uniqueness
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Ease of Navigation
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Local Support
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Safety
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Marshal Supervision
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