The world's most famous half marathon. Are you ready to take on the challenge?

Date: Sunday 9 September 2018
Location: Newcastle-Gateshead-South Shields
Distance: 13.1 miles/21 kilometres
Registration fee: £50 standard fee
Minimum sponsorship: £350

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The Great North Run is officially confirmed as the world’s biggest half marathon! The hugely popular run starts in Newcastle city centre, over the iconic Tyne Bridge, with the swooping Red Arrows overhead and onwards to finish with the sea views in South Shields. With the best local support, and famed for its party atmosphere, this is a truly classic and fantastic challenge to take on!

Take on this half marathon and join #TeamAutism in 2018! Whether you need a Charity Place or already have a Ballot Place, all are welcome!

Run with us and we will support you with:

  • dedicated training support, with a comprehensive guide, including nutrition, kit and advice on avoiding injury
  • dedicated fundraising support from our Events Fundraising Assistant, John
  • free running vest
  • sponsor forms.

Find out more

For more information about the Great North run, download our Great North run 2018 fact sheet or to register your interest, contact us at: