Great North Run 2022

Join our Great North Run build up for all abilities this Summer for members & non members.

In the lead up to this years Great North Run, we’re starting our focused GNR running sessions for all levels of ability.

An initial taster session will take place on Wednesday 13th July 6.30pm. The session will involve an introductory chat, warm up running exercises, group run + running technique to finish. All levels are welcome. The sessions will continue each Wednesday in the build up to the big day.

Meeting point is next to the New Crown roundabout, pictured below.

The training plan will be led by experienced runner/coach Luke Adams, who has ran over 10 Great North Runs, with a best time of 1 hour & 10 minutes.

The plans can also be followed in your own time with online support via a Facebook members group (Open to members & non members that are comfortable running up to 5km / 3.1 mile distance)   

1 Run with a friendly & supportive group to stay motivated each week

2 Run along beautiful and varied routes along the coastline

3 Practise on sections of the Great North Run route

4 Advice from experienced Great North Run runners

5 Friendly advice & support from others taking part

6 Insight from experienced local runners

7 Advice for on the day & preparation

8 Access to the other RES training runs if you wish to join in. More details, days & times at

The initial taster session deposit is £10 and the full plan is £40 (£30 balancing payment after the taster session) 

To book your place, follow the steps below…

Step 1. The £10 taster session fee can be made to the RES Run Club bank account below

Lloyds Bank – Run Eat Sleep – Sort 30-98-97 – Account 13044562

Please give your first initial + surname + GNR as a reference E.g. LAdamsGNR

Step 2. Email with your full name, emergency contact details, and medical information if any. Luke will confirm your place ready for the taster session & grant access to the Facebook members group.