Make your miles count 

Smash your finish time and your fundraising target as you take part in this 13.1-mile route. Great North Run participants have raised millions for charity in the past and you can too. Start fundraising with JustGiving today.   

About the route 

Ready for an experience you'll never forget?



The biggest event in the North East is making an epic comeback with a return to its traditional and iconic route. From Town Moor through Newcastle City Centre to South Shields, Great North Run boasts an unbeatable atmosphere and epic views!



With an array of races for experienced runners, first-timers, and children alike, it’s a must-do event for anyone looking for a new challenge.



 Great North Run is on the 10th of September. There’s plenty of time to get a training plan together and make an impact for a cause close to your heart. And we’ll be here to support you, every step of the way.


Run for charity

Choose a charity to fundraise for and make every step count.

Running For Good

To help you get across the finish line, we've set up Running For Good! Whether you're a seasoned runner or just starting out, check out our top tips.

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Running For Good Hub

Discover tasty recipes, training tips, and fundraising advice.


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Join the Facebook Group

Share tips and catch up with fellow runners.


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Great North Run Fundraisers

Neil's Great North Run

Neil took part in the Great North Run to raise money for The Rotary Club of Weymouth. 


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Cats Protection Charity Runners

This team of Cat Champions are running for the UK's largest cat welfare charity. 


Darrien's Great North Run

Darrien raised over £1,200 for Cruse Bereavement Care, a charity close to his heart. 


Handy Guides


Fundraising page toolkit


A complete guide to setting up and promoting your page.


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Top 10 fundraising tips


See how to hit your target and take your fundraising further.


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Promote your page

Tips to promoting your page on social media and in the press.


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