When is the 2023 Great North Run?
This year the event will take place on Sunday, September 10.
How far is the Great North Run?
The route, which sees participants make their way from Newcastle to South Shields, is a half marathon. This is 13.1 miles or 21 kilometres.
How many people run the Great North Run every year?
According to event organisers Great Run, 60,000 people run the Great North Run every year.
What is the 2023 Great North Run route?
The famous city to coast route will see runners start at the A167 in Newcastle after meeting at the city’s Town Moor. From here participants will follow the road through the city centre and over the Tyne Bridge before taking a left onto Park Lane which takes them past Gateshead’s International Stadium and through Heworth, before taking another left onto Leam Lane to head back north towards South Shields. The final stretch of the route sees runners turn onto John Reid Road and Prince Edward Road in South Shields before the final mile sees runners turn onto the seafront and head north up to the finish line.