Take on the world’s biggest half marathon, famous for its warm North East welcome and unbeatable atmosphere. The iconic 13.1 mile route starts in the centre of Newcastle and will take runners through the city, across the iconic Tyne Bridge, through Gateshead and finishes in South Shields.
How to enter
Our charity places will be available later in 2023. Register your interest for 2024 and we'll get in touch when place are available.
There is a £35 registration fee and £350 fundraising target.
You must be aged 17+ on the event day to take part.
Got your own place?
If you’ve already got your own place in the Great North Run, we’d love to have you on Team CALM! There’s no minimum fundraising target, just raise as much as you can.
Use your own place to join Team CALM.
How we’ll support you
Whether it’s your first time running or you’re a seasoned pro, we’ll be right there with you every step of the way. We’ll make sure you have a fantastic experience being on Team CALM. When you join our team, you’ll receive:
Fundraising and training advice and resources
The Team CALM cheer squad to give you a boost on the day
A post-race reception in the event village to celebrate your achievement
CALM kit so you can look the part
Access to our CALM Running Club Facebook group
A dedicated Fundraising Team to support you
Wheelchair, assisted or self-propelled athletes are welcome at the Great North Run. All wheelchair entrants are started at the back of their waves.
Free places for guides or support runners are available for visually impaired runners. Guides or support runners will also receive a finisher’s medal, t-shirt and recovery bag when they cross the finish line.
For more information about accessibility, please contact the Great North Run team.
Got a question?
Check out our FAQs. If you can’t find an answer there, get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.