Simplyhealth Great North 5k
If you’re new to running, or a half marathon isn’t your thing, you can still be a part of the iconic Simplyhealth Great North Run weekend at this popular 5k. Soak up the atmosphere as you cross the Quayside finish line, on the banks of the river Tyne. This 5k course offers views of the Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside from both sides of the river. (Start times tbc)
5 km£22 BOOK
17.10: Red wave start
17.15: White wave start
17.20: Green wave and This Girl Can Wave start
Runners start on the Newcastle side of the River Tyne, cross over the Swing Bridge, then loop to the West before heading back down to pass the Sage on the Gateshead side. The last kilometre goes over the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, before the final straight back on the Newcastle side.