Great North Run REGISTRATION FOR THE 2016 GREAT NORTH RUN HAS NOW CLOSED. WOULD YOU BE INTERESTED IN RUNNING THE ROYAL PARKS HALF MARATHON FOR US THIS OCTOBER INSTEAD? FIND OUT MORE HERE. 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 2016Location: Newcastle-Gateshead-South ShieldsDistance: 13.1 MilesRegistration: £25Minimum sponsorship pledge: £300Registration 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 0116 258 7900 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be touch soon. Or, you can book your place now by registering here: The closing date for registrations for 2016 has now passed. But if you would like to find out about registering for the 2017 event, or any of our other events, please get in touch with us. You can email email@example.com or call 0116 258 7900. The next run available is The Royal Parks Half Marathon in London in October: more details here. Thank you so much for your support.