THE 2016 GREAT NORTH RUN HAS NOW TAKEN PLACE. We're sorry you missed it.  To register your early interest in the 2017 event, please or call 0116 464 5490 and press option two (all)  and then option one (fundraising and communications).

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 2016 your year with a guaranteed Home-Start UK place!

Race information:

Date: Sunday 11 September 2016
Location: Newcastle-Gateshead-South Shields
Distance: 13.1 Miles
Registration: £25
Minimum sponsorship pledge: £300
Registration closes: 4 July 2016

Guaranteed places: Very limited places available

Home-Start are here to support you every step of the way – join our team and you will receive:

  • Welcome pack full of fundraising tips
  • High quality Home-Start running vest
  • Ongoing fundraising support

Home-Start UK has guaranteed places in the Great North Run. By registering with Home-Start UK you will be raising money to support our work with 33,000 families and 70,000 children. If you want to support a local Home-Start you will need to resgister with the Great North Run directly.

Contact our fundraising team on or call 0116 464 5490 and press option two (all) and then option one (fundraising and communications). We will be touch soon. 

Booking for this event has now closed.