BUPA Great North Run 2014 To Become A World First

newcastle gateshead quaysideThis year, the Geordies own BUPA Great North Run will celebrate its millionth finisher, a world 1st for any event of this kind.

In celebration of this forthcoming event  the Newcastle and Gateshead Quaysides along with the River Tyne will be transformed into a huge outdoor arena for the Great North Run Million Opening Ceremony.

This special event will feature live music performances by Dire Straits and Geordie singing legend Mark Knopfler, Chase & Status, The Unthanks and an electrifying performance by Lords of Lightning as well as Geordie Superstars Ant “n” Dec welcoming the crowds.

The event which actively promotes the 2014 Bupa Great North Run from Newcastle to South Shields on Sunday the 7th of September, will also include huge fireworks, a giant floating sculpture and many other stunning surprises.

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