The Great North Run has been Cancelled
This year’s Great North Run in September has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The iconic half marathon race, which raises more than £25 million for charity, was due to take place on 13 September, but race organisers have now confirmed it will not go ahead due to health risks.
A statement read: “Today, we have confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Great North Run. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic mean it isn’t possible to stage the event as planned this year.
posted Monday June 15th