Great North Run 2018
Want to be a part of the world’s biggest half marathon? Well now's your chance!
Whether you're a seasoned runner or nervous first timer the atmosphere of the Great North Run is electric and promises not to disappoint. Setting off in the heart of Newcastle the course takes you past some of the iconic sights of the city including the Tyne Bridge before finishing in the coastal town of South Shields. With over 57,000 runners taking part including the likes of sporting legend Mo Farah it really can’t be missed and is a great event for everyone.
Why choose Team Marie Curie?
By running for Team Marie Curie you'll be enabling Marie Curie Nurses to continue to provide the essential care to people living with a terminal illness and the vital emotional support to their loved ones.
As part of our team you’ll receive fantastic support from the moment you sign up all the way until you cross that finish line. We will provide you with:
- a Marie Curie running vest or t-shirt that you can wear with pride
- dedicated training guides
- on-hand support from our dedicated fundraising team
- the loudest cheers along the route
- an online fundraising pack to help you smash those targets
- iron on letters so we can cheer your name.
Our Charity places are now on sale, sign up now so you don't miss out!
Getting your own place
The Great North Run ballot will open in January. To be in with a chance of securing your own ballot place do make sure you keep an eye on the official website and sign up to their reminder service.
If you're one of the lucky ones and secure your own place for the Great North Run, we’d love for you to use it and join Team Marie Curie.
Raise sponsorship money online
Want a quick and easy way to start raising money? Set up an online fundraising page and in a just few clicks, you'll be on your way to reaching your sponsorship goal.