Event: Half Marathon

Distance: 13.1 miles

Registration Fee: £30

Minimum sponsorship: £250

Click here to join #TeamFamilyFund


The Great North Run is a celebration of what makes the North East great!

After going virtual in 2020, the famous Great North Run is back in 2021 and plans to be bigger and better than ever to celebrate its 40th year. You don’t want to miss out.

Join almost 60,000 runners in the world’s biggest half marathon on its 40th anniversary! The Great North Run participants run between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields in the North East of England.

Be part of the Family, sign up now.

We'd love to have you as part of #TeamFamilyFund, running the world's most iconic half marathon to support families raising disabled and seriously ill children.

If you take part in the Great North Run we will support you by:

  • Giving you a Family Fund t-shirt to wear with pride
  • Sending a fabulous fundraising pack full of goodies to help you reach your sponsorship goal
  • Providing first-class fundraising support from our dedicated team.

Plus the achievement of completing the biggest half marathon in the world!

If you have any questions, you can get in touch with our Fundraising team at [email protected] or by calling 01904 550033.