Great North CityGames
Now entering its fifth year, the Great North CityGames has become an established
highlight in an action packed sporting weekend for the region.
Staged the day before the Bupa Great North Run, the event is once again set to bring
world class competition to the NewcastleGateshead Quayside.
This year for the first time the event will be an individual, as opposed to team
competition, featuring some of the most recognisable names athletes from across
Taking place on a unique, purpose built track in the heart of the city, the exciting
format lets spectators get up close to the action, and best of all - it’s completely
free to spectate.
Last year crowds of over 25,000 watched performances from some of the most recognisable
names in international sport - including Team GB’s Double Olympic Champion Mo Farah
and Olympic Champion Greg Rutherford, and Olympic Champion,Christian Taylor of the
No need for tickets, come down and enjoy international athletics in in the North
East - completely free of charge!
To see who is lining up in 2013 visit the live results
and startlists page which will update through out the event.
Alternatively, the Event Guide can be downloaded in PDF format
Schedule of Events *
13:00-14:30 | LIVE ON BBC ONE & BBC ONE HD
10:00 | Pole
Vault – Men
13:00 | BBC
LIVE ON AIR
13:10 | 100m
Hurdles – Women
13:15 | Long
13:18 | Bupa
Great North 1 Mile – Women
13:28 | 150m
13:34 | 100m
13:43 | Bupa
Great North 1 Mile – Men
13:56 | IPC
T43/44 100m – Men
14:05 | 110m
Hurdles – Men
14:12 | 100m
14:22 | 150m
14:30 | BBC
* timetable subject to change