Great North Run runners  

Unfortunately, due to the current situation, this event has been cancelled and will no longer take place on Sunday 13 September. We will be in touch with our charity place holders to confirm what happens with your places.

If you have a ballot place, you will need to complete the form on the event organisers website before the 1st of August. There is nothing further to pay and no ballot to enter – you will have secured your entry. If you do not wish to roll your entry over then you will receive a refund. Anyone who has not completed the rollover process before the 1st August 2020 will be automatically refunded.

For more information please visit the event organisers website to read the official statement.

 Newcastle-Gateshead-South Shields  Sunday 12 September 2021
  £350 minimum sponsorship target   £50 standard registration fee
  13.1 miles/21 kilometres

In 2020, the world's most famous half marathon celebrates its 40th anniversary. Are you ready to take on the challenge alongside 43,000 other runners?

Registration your interest for 2021

If you would like to register your interest for a place on Team Autism, please click the button below and someone from the Events Team will be in touch when registration is open.

Register your interest 

Team Autism 2019 runner, William, tells us about his experiences and why you should join the team this year.

Read the full story here

What if I have a place in the ballot?

If you've secured your own place in the Great North Run 2020 ballot you can still run for the National Autistic Society and get all the perks of joining our supportive team – we would love to have you!

All you need to do is complete our online form, to let us know that you have received your own place and want to use it to run for Team Autism!

I've got a ballot place

How we will support you

We would love you to join our Great North Run team. Everyone who runs with the National Autistic Society receives:

  • our fundraising and training guide to help you every step of the way
  • dedicated support from the Events Team
  • a free running vest to show off your support for #TeamAutism
  • a warm welcome on the day from our events team.

Helpful information

Frequently asked questions (download our PDF)

Fundraising guide

Training guide

For more information or any questions you may have, email or call our Supporter Care Team on 0808 800 1050.