Event Date
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Claremont Road
Newcastle
NE2 4AN
United Kingdom

Guaranteed Charity Place

We are now closed to applications for the Great North Run 2018.

The Simplyhealth Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the UK and a world renowned event!

Following the footsteps of Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie you will join 57,000 other runners taking in this legendary race, all covered on the BBC.

You'll start in Newcastle upon Tyne before making your way through the city towards the River Tyne and legendary Tyne Bridge, where you might even see the Red Arrows. From the bridge, travel through Gateshead, whilst being entertained by bands and cheered by thousands of supporters before finishing in South Shields in front of the sea. 

Own places

If you have secured your own ballot entry in this event, we would be delighted to have you on the team. There is no minimum sponsorship, all we ask is that you raise as much as you can. As part of Team Sands you will receive:

As part of Team Sands you will receive:

  • Support from our Fundraising team to help you achieve your target.
  • Sands fundraising pack
  • Free Sands t-shirt/running vest (or both!)
  • Pre-event support from our lovely Challenge Events Team
  • Friday Shout-Out on Facebook
  • Sands' Cheer Sticks and Collection Tins
  • Sands Superstar Thank You

For more information contact teamsands@sands.org.uk 

Through taking on this legendary run, you will raise much needed money to help us prevent more babies from dying and meet the growing need for our support services.

Waiting list

If you would like to be to be put on our waiting list contact us at teamsands@sands.org.uk