Great North Run 2019

The Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the UK with over 57,000 runners taking part in the famous 13.1 mile UK half marathon.

Great North Run 2015

Date: Sunday 8 September 2019
Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Join Team Blind Veterans UK and 55,000 other runners in the biggest half marathon in the north. Starting in Newcastle city centre, this iconic route takes you over Tyne Bridge to the stunning coast line of South Shields.

Charity place registration for Great North Run 2019 is now closed.

Did you get lucky in the ballot? 

Were you able to secure your own place in the ballot? Congratulations! We'd love you to join Team Blind Veterans UK and help to raise vital funds so we can continue to support blind veterans across the country. 

In return for joining Team Blind Veterans UK, you’ll receive:

  • Dedicated fundraising support from the Blind Veterans UK events team
  • A professional quality jersey to wear on race day
  • A big cheer from our cheer squad during the race
  • A huge sense of achievement crossing the finish line knowing you're helping to improve the lives of ex-Service men and woman living with sight loss

Do you have any questions? Drop us an email at and we'll get in touch.