The Great North Run is the world’s biggest half-marathon, and has been taking place every year since 1981. The 2017 event will take place this Sunday 10 September, when tens of thousands of participants – both amateur and professional – will run a distance of 13.1 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields.
The 2017 World Athletics Championships will get underway at the London Stadium this Friday 4 August, and conclude on Sunday 13 August.
The 2017 Anniversary Games will take place this Sunday 9 July at the London Stadium, which is situated at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
It has once again reached that time of the year when the streets of the nation’s capital grind to a halt as runners from around the world take on the gruelling 26 miles and 385 yards of the London Marathon.