Great North Run 2015
13 Sep 2020

Great North Run 2020

Join Blind Veterans UK at the biggest half marathon in the UK, with over 57,000 runners taking part in the famous 13.1 mile race.

Date: 13 September 2020
Type: Running
Location: North East
Registration fee: 15
Sponsorship target: £325

2020 is the 40th year of the iconic Great North Run in Tyne & Wear and you can be a part of it supporting Blind Veterans UK!

Starting in Newcastle City Centre and finishing on South Shields sea front the Great North Run is a half marathon like no other. Soak up the unique atmosphere along this iconic route and help support our blind veterans as you eat up the miles!

At Blind Veterans UK we welcome visually impaired runners to register with a guide, just contact us for more information on how to proceed.

In exchange for your fundraising we promise to provide:

  • A veritable shower of training and fundraising advice ahead of the run
  • A direct line to the amazing Blind Veterans UK fundraising team
  • Access to our Team Blind Veterans UK Facebook group…memes always welcome
  • Help and support wherever you need it – we’re with you every step of the way!

If you prefer to wait for the official ballot, the ballot applications will open in early January 2020.

Do you have any questions? Get in touch at

Register for a charity place

Complete the form below to register for your charity place today.