Great North Run FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the London Landmarks Half Marathon.

When will race packs be sent out?

Packs will be posted out from approximately 2 weeks before the event. Please ensure that you provide us with the correct address. If you need to update your address details please email our Customer Services team on

What time does the race start?

The first wave will start at 9:30am. The last starters are scheduled to cross the start line at 10:25am.

Can I start with my friends or fellow charity runners?

We will split the field in to wave starts departing approximately every five minutes. If you wish to run with friends in the same wave but have been allocated different start times, please drop back to all start together.

Where is the start line?

The start line will be on Pall Mall but entry into the start process will be from Cockspur Street. Bag Drop is located in Waterloo Place.

Where is the finish line?

The finish line will be on Whitehall, very close to the junction with Downing Street.

More information

You can find more FAQs from the event organisers on their website.