Great North Run 2018

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 09 September 2018
Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Registration fee: £30
Sponsorship fee: £300

The Great North Run is part of a weekend of sport in the city of Newcastle and is one of the world's best and well attended half marathons. This 13 mile course takes you through the landmarks and sights of Newcastle before crossing the finish line in South Shields. Join us for the world's leading half marathon on 9 September 2018!

Your own place
If you have secured your own place in this event, we would love you to join our running team. All we ask is that you raise as much as possible and you will receive full support to help you reach your goal. Please click on the button below to register with us.

Charity place
You can apply for one of our charity places for a registration fee of £30 and a minimum sponsorship pledge of £300. You will be fully supported to help you reach your fundraising target, click on the fundraising tab for more details.

Great North Run 2015

Whether you are running with a charity place or your own place we would love to have you on our team. By raising sponsorship you will be helping vision-impaired veterans regain their independence.

As part of our fundraising support, you will receive the following:

  • A Blind Veterans UK running vest
  • A fundraising guide
  • Team communication and ongoing help with fundraising
  • Flags and clappers for your friends and family cheering you on the day
  • A bright and noisy Blind Veterans UK cheer point on race day

    If you have any questions about the event, please contact Yasmin on 0207 616 7927 or email

If you have your own place and want to fundraise for us please let us know.