Great North Run

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 08 Sep 2024, 10:45

Dated: 10/09/2023 The 2023 AJ Bell Great North Run, with 60,000 runners taking on the 13.1 mile route from Newcastle to South Shields.

The countdown to the world’s biggest half marathon is on and you can be part of the action by signing up with team SUPPORT OUR PARAS!

The AJ Bell Great North Run sees 60,000 incredible people take their place on the start line in Newcastle upon Tyne and travel 13.1 miles towards the beautiful coastline of South Shields.

If it’s a Geordie welcome you’re looking for then be prepared for the goosebumps as you hear the roar of thousands of supporters cheering your name, all the way from start to finish.

The Great North Run is a run for everyone, of all ages and abilities, whether it’s your first event or your 50th. It’s an inclusive festival of running, with music blazing, crowds buzzing, legs pumping and fists bumping. There’s nothing quite like it!

Whether you have your own place, or need a charity place, we’d love to have you as part of team SUPPORT OUR PARAS.

Charity places

To join #TeamSOP with one of our charity places, you’ll need to pay a registration fee of £20 to secure your place, and commit to raising a minimum of £450 for the charity. Your charity place with us includes entry into the event, as well as:

  • A SUPPORT OUR PARAS shirt to wear with pride during training and on the day
  • A fundraising pack filled with support and advice to help get you started
  • Training and fundraising support
  • Regular contact from us

If you’d like to sign up for a Charity place, please email Isobel on

Already have a place?

If you’ve already secured your own place in the Great North Run directly with the event organisers, you can still run for us! Get in touch with Isobel on who can chat you through getting a fundraising page set up.

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