Great North Run

Join our team for the 40th Great North Run and raise vital funds for the 387,000 children we help each year.

Sign up for your place in the UK's biggest half marathon and we’ll support you every step of the way. We ask for a £40 registration fee which goes towards covering the cost of a charity place, alongside £300 minimum sponsorship which will help support vulnerable children, young people and their families across the UK. 

Why take part?

  • Receive exclusive access to our training tips and plans

  • A dedicated support team to help aid you in your fundraising

  • Your own Action for Children running vest with iron on letters

  • VIP treatment at our post-race marquee with refreshments and a sports massage 

  • Amazing support from our cheer points along the route

  • You’ll be doing something amazing by raising funds to help vulnerable children

The £300 you raise could pay for emergency overnight support for 60 young people living on the street.

All places for the Great North Run have been filled and we are no longer accepting applications.

Lucky enough to get a place in the official ballot?

We’d love for you to join our team and raise whatever you can to help us do what’s right for children.

I have my own place


Got any questions?

Contact our Great North Run Team on: 

Alternatively, check out the official Great North Run website.

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