Great North Run

10 September 2017

Newcastle upon Tyne

Be our angel of the north in the nation's biggest and best half marathon. 

The Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the world. Run from city to coast as the Red Arrows roar overhead. You can be part of this amazing day and run alongside top athletes and celebrity runners. 

About the event

This iconic run will take you from Newcastle city centre to the shores of South Shields. You'll receive amazing support along the route from the locals, as well as an amazing overhead display from the world-famous Red Arrows.

Entry for 2017 is now closed. Please register your interest for 2018.

Register your interest

Got your own place?

If you're lucky enough to have a ballot place from the event organisers, we'd love for you to join Team GOSH and run for us.

There's no minimum fundraising commitment, we just ask you to raise as much as you can.

Join our team

Why join Team GOSH?

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We'll be with you every step of the way. Join us and receive:

  • a digital welcome pack full of tips, advice and fundraising materials

  • a complimentary professional running vest 

  • access to professional training plans

  • cheering points along the route for your family and friends

  • access to the hospitality marquee at the finish line 
  • unlimited support from a dedicated Challenge Events team.

For more information on the race and to look at the route please visit the Great North Run website.

The Great Ormond Street Hospital team was excellent - warm welcome, friendly and fun. It was the highlight of the race.

Training

We'll help you get to the start line! We’ve partnered with Mbition, the Adaptive Training plan, to get you prepared to have an amazing race day. It creates a custom training plan which is 100% built around your fitness, schedule and goal. It then cleverly adapts as you progress.

Set up your free 30-day trial and create your own personal plan in two minutes. Once your trial is up, you can sign up and get 25% off for being a GOSH runner!

Photo gallery

Click on the image above to view more photos from the Great North Run on our Flickr page.