Simplyhealth Great North Run, 9 September 2018 The Great North Run will take you on a spectacular 13.1 mile route from Newcastle's city centre to the coast in South Shields. The Aplastic Anaemia Trust has 20 places in 2018, so get booking today. To run 13 miles is no mean feat. You will need to get training ASAP. Here are some tips on getting into tip top shape to avoid pain and disappointment on the day. Want to run for the AAT? All our charity places in this year's event have been allocated. However, if you have bought your own place through the Great North Run ballot and want to run for the Aplastic Anaemia Trust, please let us know so that we can support you and send you a running vest. Booking for this event has now closed.