Nice North Run: A information to the well-known half-marathon

Great North Run


The Great North Run is set to feature 57,000 entrants
Where: Newcastle Date: Sunday, 12 September, from 09:00 BST
Coverage: Follow on BBC Two 09:00-10:00 BST and BBC One 10:00-13:30 BST and uninterrupted on the BBC Sport website and app

Sunday’s Great North Run in Newcastle is the 40th edition of the famous half marathon.

The race will be live on BBC Two and BBC One or you can watch the uninterrupted stream on the BBC Sport website and app from 09:00 BST.

We’ve put together three things for you to look out for in Sunday’s race.

40th anniversary on re-designed route

After plans for the 40th anniversary celebration were dashed by the pandemic last year, the race will take place on a redesigned route, starting and ending in Newcastle.

This year’s run will not finish in South Shields as usual and instead runners will cross the Tyne Bridge twice, after Covid concerns prompted a shake-up and a different course for the first time in 40 years.

“It won’t be the iconic course but it will be the…