The Great North Run is coming soon. Many people looking for the "Great North Run Elevation Profile" arrive at this page. Here's the profile with the distance in both km and miles. The 2010 Great North Run is in one month, on 19th September 2010
First for those who run in km:
And then in miles:
The official course elevation profile looks like this:
I'd encourage you to expect the peaks and troughs to look as they do in the versions from my own records - that will give you a better sense of the steepness.