AJ Bell Great North Run 2024 Ballot

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The AJ Bell Great Run ballot is now open until 12th February 2024 at 10am, after which the draw will take place.
When you enter the ballot you will be asked to submit payment details for the entry fee and for any optional add-ons you may wish to purchase. However, no funds will be removed from your account for the entry fee unless you are successful in the ballot draw. Make sure that you have the necessary funds available in your account for the ballot draw in February.
Great North Run Members and those who withdrew from the 2023 event will have received a guaranteed entry link via email. Guaranteed entries close on 31st January 2024.
If you have any queries please contact our Customer Service team here - https://www.greatrun.org/contact/ExternalLink
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Ballot Entry
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Sun, 8 Sept 2024
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PZ, UK
Start times
Sunday, 8 Sept 2024
Ballot Entry: 10:45 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for AJ Bell Great North Run 2024 Ballot
Ballot Entry
Route information
The iconic AJ Bell Great North Run route is well-known across the globe and heads from the Newcastle city centre to the beautiful coastline at South Shields. And that’s not all! There are so many iconic landmarks along the way, including Newcastle’s Tyne Bridge and the view to the North Sea from Prince Edward Road.
If that’s not enough, the amazing entertainment and activation zones across the full route will get your legs pumping all the way to the end.
What's included
  • Bespoke Finishers Medal
  • Exclusive finishers t-shirt
  • Finishers goodie bag
  • Bragging rights as a Great North Runner!
  • Free training plan
  • Unrivalled oncourse music entertainment zones to keep you motivated
  • Incredible crowd support
  • Access to local Runner Reward offers
  • Pre-race training advice and motivation
  • Access to the free Great Run app to allow your loved ones to track your progress along the route as well as access to all event information
  • Oncourse hydration stations
  • Post event finisher village with activations and giveaways
  • Chip-timed results
  • Closed roads
  • Marked and marshalled route
  • Full medical support
How to get there
Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PZ, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
Road Closures
Ensure you plan your journey to the start line in advance of the big day as there will be a number of road closures in place and your usual routes into the city may not be available.
These will be confirmed closer to event day.
Event day logistics
10:45 AJ Bell Great North Run start
Exact timings will be confirmed closer to event date.
Race Pack
Your race pack will be sent out in the post approximately 3 weeks before the event, it will include your race number and your timing chip.
Once you have received your race pack, you must read all the information as this is important preparation and will make sure you enjoy your day.
You do not need to register on the day.
There will be Great Run Information points on the day for if you have any last minute queries.
If your race pack doesn't arrive please contact the organiser at https://www.greatrun.org/contact/ExternalLink who can verify your entry and give you details on how to collect a replacement pack on race weekend.
Start Times
Your wave allocation will be based on your estimated finish time when you enter. You can determine what wave you are in by looking at your race number, which you will receive in your race pack.
Age Requirements
Entrants must 17 and older to participate in the Great North Run.
Sweep Vehicle
There are no cut-off times but there is a sweep vehicle as the organiser is under pressure to open the closed roads.
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