In The Long Run: 30 Years of Great Running
By Claire Leona Apps, Vicki Bennett, Suky Best, Ravi Deepres and Michael Baig-Clifford, Graham Dolphin, James Edwards, Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, Julian Germain, Jane and Louise Wilson
Starts: 17th July 2010
Ends: 17th October 2010
Great North Museum: Hancock
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
0191 222 6765
Celebrating the 30th staging of the Bupa Great North Run, this major new exhibition explores the history and significance of this enormously popular event.
In The Long Run looks at significant role this event has played in reflecting and shaping the region’s cultural identity.
As well as the well known stories of elite runners, In The Long Run will also explore the huge organisational effort behind the Bupa Great North Run, documenting the event’s community spirit and creating a powerful piece of social history.
Alongside interactive exhibits, memorabilia and star objects, In The Long Run will present artwork from the archives of Bupa Great North Run Culture, with paintings, films, photographs and drawings by Jane and Louise Wilson, Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, Julian Germain, Graham Dolphin and Vicki Bennett, among many others.
A programme of special events and guest lectures, as well as a special Late Show the night before this year’s Bupa Great North Run, will be announced soon.