Great North Run – Health Benefits of Running

GREAT NORTH RUN GREAT NORTH RUN great north runThe UK’s Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the World with over 57,000 runners taking part in the famous 13.1-mile run.

Great North Run is on Sunday 11th September 2016 and begins in Newcastle city centre.

There are other events happening in the local area on Saturday 10th September such as the Junior and Mini Great Run, the worlds biggest pasta party and the Great North 5k.

Other running & swimming events are also organised by the same people in other cities/areas (for adults & children) throughout the year.

Running is a great way to keep fit and to socialise with others, as there is most likely a local running club that you can join in your area.

Running/jogging has lots of health benefits such as:

  • relieve stress
  • lose weight or help maintain a health weight
  • improve cardiovasular fitnes
  • strengthen muscles

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Great North Run (adults): CLICK HERE
Junior and Mini Great North Run: CLICK HERE

For more health benefits of running/jogging, CLICK HERE