Simplyhealth Great North Run
Summary: The Simplyhealth Great North Run is the world's largest half marathon (13.1 miles), with over 50,000 runners taking to the streets of Newcastle.
Entry is closed for 2017
Get your running shoes at the ready, join our team for this iconic run and help fund dream experiences and create memories for families who have children with serious medical conditions.
Join 56,000 runners in this vibrant, party atmosphere. This is one event not to be missed, so get your guaranteed charity place.
Part of a weekend of sport in the city of Newcastle, the Great North Run is one of the world's best half marathons. The 13 mile course takes you through the landmarks and sights of Newcastle before crossing the finish line in South Shields. The run was devised by former Olympic 10,000 m bronze medallist and BBC Sport commentator Brendan Foster.
£300 individual or £500 between two
Support for you
Join our team and as well as the chance to help deliver the power of dreams, you’ll benefit from:
- a technical running vest (and the best cheers en route)
- a fundraising pack to help you take your challenge to the finish line
- fun tools and tips to help with your fundraising including regular emails to keep you motivated
- a friendly team here to support you all the way.
Already got a place?
If you already have a place and paid your entry fee through the event organiser you can join our team as an Own Place runner. There's no minimum fundraising target, just raise as much as you can.
Want to get started with your fundraising? Set up your online fundraising page now.Great North Run Website »