Take part in the world’s best half marathon The Great North Run is one of the greatest sporting events in the UK and you can get involved with Home-Start by joining our running team. Last year almost 60,000 runners took part in the iconic race which starts in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and finishes along the coast of South Shields. The 13.1 mile route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne where thousands of people will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge. In 2015 Home-Start fundraisers raised over £20,000 in events across the UK. And this year we’ve added the Great North Run to our calendar of events. The closing date for registrations is Monday 4 July. With only a few places left, make sure you don’t miss out. Sign up today. Click here to guarantee your place. By running for Home-Start UK you will be helping to change the lives of thousands of vulnerable children and their families. We will make sure you are fully prepared for the race, and you can even fundraise through our website – it couldn’t be easier. So, don’t miss out, click here to sign up today.