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Get set for the Simplyhealth Great North RunSeptember 3, 2017
Check out the BBC trailer ahead of next weekend’s action
The Simplyhealth Great North Run returns for its 37th edition on Sunday September 10.
Since 1981 the world’s biggest half-marathon has welcomed over one million people across the finish line in South Shields and this year tens of thousands more are set to join them.
Get ready for Sunday’s action by checking out the official BBC coverage trailer below and then grab your preview edition of Athletics Weekly magazine, including Running Monthly, when it hits shops from Thursday.
Inside you’ll find a look ahead to both Great North Run action and the Great North CityGames taking place on the streets of the city the day before, plus interviews, news and much more.
If you can’t make it course side to watch the Great North Run in person, be sure to tune into BBC One from 9:30 on Sunday to follow the action, while the Great North CityGames will be televised from 13:15 on Saturday.
» Video via GreatRunTV