Our Great North Run Blog

Dragonfly Ball

Dragonfly Cancer Trust would like to formally invite you to our most glamorous night of the year. Join us on 9th July 2022 where we’ll

Motivation for May

My dad always used to tell me something when we first started running together: “Don’t judge someone for how quick they’re going; you don’t know

Gearing up

Chances are you’ve heard the phrase, ‘All the gear and no idea’. Running should be, on the surface, a sport where it is very tricky

The next step is always the hardest

Our struggles are very real, but sometimes we need to be reminded of just how hard other people’s challenges are in order to put our own into perspective.  

Closing the gap

It sometimes takes less than you’d think to make a huge difference… I was out for a run yesterday when I caught a glimpse of

Some numbers

Our race told in numbers… 13.1 The distance of the GNR in miles. 57,000 The number of runners who take part every year. 15,000-20,000 The

Great North Run Introduction

The Great North Run 2022 is the biggest half marathon in the world. Over 57,000 runners will descend on Newcastle in September 2022 to run

General Blog

Dragonfly Ball

Dragonfly Cancer Trust would like to formally invite you to our most glamorous night of the year. Join us on 9th July 2022 where we’ll