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Great North Run 2024

8th September 2024

Location: Newcastle

Distance: Half Marathon, 13.1 miles

Great North Run 2024

8th September 2024

Location: Newcastle

Distance: Half Marathon, 13.1 miles

Take part in one of the world’s biggest half-marathons.

Become one of 60,000 people to take on the Great North Run 2024 in September this year. Whether you're an experienced runner or a beginner, this is a half marathon you must experience!

Most importantly, you'll be helping to ensure that no child has to face mental health problems alone. 

Take part in this televised event which starts in Newcastle city centre. The course takes in the iconic Tyne Bridge, goes through Gateshead passing the famous international athletics stadium and finishes in the coastal town of South Shields. Live music, the Red Arrows flying over your head, on course refreshment and thousands of cheering supporters will keep you motivated every step of the way. 

Register for a charity place today

We can offer you a Place2Be charity place in the 2024 Great North Run. Sign up to raise vital funds to ensure no child has to face mental health problems alone. 

Registration fee: £30
Minimum Fundraising pledge: £350

Sign up today!

I already have my own place confirmed

Successful in the ballot? If you've already secured your own ballot place in the event, there would be no extra entry fee, as you'll have already paid the event organiser. Set your own fundraising target.

If you're not sure what type of place you have, please get in touch on events@place2be.org.uk

Join Team Place2Be

Join Team Place2Be and get the superstar treatment...

  • A special Place2Be running vest 
  • Iron-on letters to personalise your top so supporters can cheer your name to give you a boost!
  • A loud and lively Place2Be cheer squad to motivate you along the route
  • Our new physical fundraising pack full of top tips
  • Regular e-newsletters to keep you up to date and motivated in the lead up to the event
  • Support from our dedicated Events Team who will be on hand with training and fundraising advice
  • Free fundraising resources, including balloons, posters and collection boxes
  • An invitation to a Place2Be school visit or webinar to see the impact of your fundraising 

Get in touch

For more information, contact Allie in our Events Team on 020 7923 5020 or email:events@place2be.org.uk



Where? Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. The race starts in Newcastle City Centre and finishes in South Shields

When? Sunday 8th September 2024

How far? Half-marathon distance, 13.1 miles

What's the route? The route starts in Newcastle, crosses the River Tyne then runs through Gateshead, South Tyneside and ends by the sea in South Shields.  

How much do I need to raise? £350 if you have a charity place, complete with fundraising support from our team along the way to help you reach your goal. If you have already secured your own place through the ballot for the event, you can set your own fundraising target.