Great North Run

The Great North Run is the world’s largest half marathon. Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne, the course is lined with supporters all the way from the iconic Tyne Bridge, right out towards the coast in South Shields. Broadcast live on the BBC, it sees thousands of runners take on the half marathon challenge every year. Make 2024 your year with a guaranteed YMCA North Tyneside place.

Great North Run 2024 places available now!

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Missed out on a ballot place, why not register your interest in a guaranteed charity place for 2024?

Register to join our team and raise funds on behalf of YMCA North Tyneside, we’ll provide you with everything you need to get started, including our YMCA running vest and unlimited access to YMCA gym whilst you train for the big event!

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Race information

Date: 08/09/2024

Location: Newcastle-Gateshead-South Shields
Distance: 13.1 Miles
Minimum sponsorship pledge: £250
Guaranteed places: Very limited places available
Entry Fee: £59