Great North Run

Runner 1
Location: Newcastle, Gateshead
Date: 10 September 2017
Event type: Running
Distance: Half marathon
Registration fee: £50
Fundraising target: £375
Level: Moderate to tough

The Great North Run is the premier event in the Great Run series and firmly established as the world's most popular half-marathon, with over 50,000 runners taking part in 2015. The course takes in the iconic Tyne Bridge and finishes in the coastal town of South Shields.

Our charity places in the Great North Run will open in February 2017.

By joining the Alzheimer's Society running team you'll receive great support from the moment you sign up until you cross the finish line. We will provide you with:

  • A free breathable running t-shirt or vest
  • A free Alzheimer's Society fundraising pack including a fundraising guide, a training schedule and nutritional advice
  • Regular newsletters keeping you up to date on race day information and top training and fundraising tips
  • Cheering points and post-race receptions on race day.

If you've got your own place and would like to join Team Alzheimer's Society, simply complete our own place form or call us on 0330 333 0804.

Watch our video and see what it's like to run as part of Team Alzheimer's Society (duration 1:29)

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