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Simplyhealth Great North RunVisit Event Website
Broadcast live on the BBC, the Simplyhealth Great North Run, on Sunday September 10, sees thousands of runners take on the half-marathon challenge every year.
Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the 13.1 mile course is lined with supporters all the way from the iconic Tyne Bridge, right out towards the coast in South Shields.