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News The Great North Talks

The FREE Great North Talks start this Friday 24th September at 6.00pm with Brendan Foster, founder and Chairman of the Bupa Great North Run, in conversation about the world's largest half-marathon. 

The Great North Talks bring together a group of people closely connected with the Bupa Great North Run to give a unique insight into the world's largest half-marathon. 

Friday 24th Sept, 6-8pm
Brendan Foster, Chairman of the Bupa Great North Run, talks about the origins and development of a North East fun run into the world's largest half-marathon 

Wednesday 29th Sept, 2.30 – 3.30pm
Dave Newton, Managing Director of Nova International, who organise the Great North Run, talks about sports marketing and branding this major event

Saturday 2nd October, 2.30 – 3.30pm
Nigel Gough, Great North Run Race Director takes us behind the scenes of the big day...

Saturday 9th October, 4-5pm
Celebrated writer David Almond, best known for his award-winning book Skellig, talks about his story Harry Miller’s Run, created especially for Great North Run Culture in 2008

These talks are FREE but booking is advised. Please call 0191 222 6765 to reserve your place. 


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