Great North Run 2021
September 12, 2021 | News
With much anticipation, after a long wait, 57,000 determined and dedicated runners made it to the Great North Run - the World’s biggest and best half marathon, made famous for its warm Northeast welcome, unbeatable atmosphere, and the millions raised for good causes.
The Pinnacle team not only got to join in the celebrations of the Great North Run’s landmark 40th staging, but the event also marked a huge turning point as the first sporting event the team was able to attend together since the beginning of the pandemic which made the occasion even more memorable.
Pinnacle supports individual staff charity nominations, providing not only financial support, but also gets behind all fundraising events, sporting events, and initiatives that are of mutual benefit to charities close to their hearts.
A huge well done to all our Pinnacle runners for Mind including - Managing Director James Spencer who joined the team of Dan Wilding, Gavin Brown, Andy Thomas, Amy Tysoe, Alan Davies Michael Perren, Stuart McAllister, and Pamela Ward & those who took participated across the UK. In addition to the main event on Sunday past, the Great North Run also ran a virtual solo version of the event which took place between 26 – 28 June 2021, which Frances McKee, Marketing Director completed.
We are delighted to announce that we not only met our fundraising target but raised an incredible total of £4,165 for MIND.