Newcastle upon Tyne, 11 September 2022

Great North Run

The Great North Run has been officially recognised by the Guinness World Records as the biggest half marathon on the planet!

Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne, the 13.1 mile route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne where thousands of people will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge. If you're lucky you might even get a glimpse of the Red Arrows passing overhead.

From there, runners will travel through Gateshead, being entertained by the many bands on the run. The route, lined by thousands of supporters, leads runners to South Shields, where the view of the sea is one of the most welcoming sights along the whole course.

If you have secured your own place, we would love for you to run for and support Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity. We can send you out a link to our ECHC Fundraising Page, Fundraising Pack and a Technical ECHC Running Top! 

For more information, please contact Amy on 

0131 668 4949 or email amy.russell@echcharity.org

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