Where is the best place to watch the 2023 Great North Run? Some of the top spots across the route

Runners are finishing their preparation and now it is the turn of spectators to get ready.

This year one of the region’s most famous events returns to its usual route from Newcastle to the seafront at South Shields.

With the old route back in place, the amount of options of where to watch the race in person has increased and there are plenty of options across Newcastle, Gateshead and South Tyneside to take a spot for the day to cheer on family and friends as well as the world’s best athletes.

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These are some of the top places to watch the 2023 Great North Run along its famous route.