Join our team for one of the world's biggest half marathons and make a real difference to the lives of disabled people in your area.
Each year we have a large team taking part and we'd love to have you with us!
Secure a charity place with us and you'll get:
- welcome pack with free running vest, training guide and fundraising guide
- newsletters, competitions and full-time support
- cheering points on the day for your friends and family
- once you've crossed the finish line, sports massage and refreshments in our charity marquee
If you are successful in securing your own place through the ballot then we'd still love you to join the team! Simply contact the events team to sign up and you'll receive the same great support as our charity place runners.
Event details and schedule
The world's leading half marathon, the Great North Run, was first staged in 1981 where just over 12,000 people took part on the 13.1 mile course from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields..