A record 60,000 entrants are due to take part in the 2020 Great North Run.

Ten tips to get first-time competitors through the 2020 Great North Run

Thousands of people are celebrating after securing places for the 2020 Great North Run in the annual event’s ballot.

Thursday, 27th February 2020, 2:07 pm

Now for the hard part. With a record 60,000 entrants potentially taking part on Sunday, September 13, here are one veteran plodder’s 10 tips aimed at first-time participants. They include valuable warm-up races along the way.

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