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Great North Run 2024

This legendary half marathon sees 60,000 runners take to the streets of Newcastle, crossing the iconic Tyne Bridge and finishing in sunny South Shields.
Location: Exhibition Park, Newcastle NE2 Date: 08.09.24 Price: £35


About the event

Join Team JDRF for the Great North Run 2024! This legendary half marathon sees 60,000 runners take to the streets of Newcastle, crossing the iconic Tyne Bridge and finishing in sunny South Shields.

Often referred to as the world’s biggest and best half marathon, the Great North Run is a must for any runner. Whether you’re an experienced half marathon runner, or you’re feeling inspired to take on a new challenge, the electric atmosphere on the day will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

How to enter the Great North Run

Registration for a JDRF charity place

Registration for JDRF charity places is now open! If you are keen to join Team JDRF at the Great North Run 2024, follow the link below to purchase your place.

Register for a charity place

Use your own place for the Great North Run

If you secure your own place with the race organisers or your running club, we would be delighted to have you join Team JDRF and we will support you every step of the way. You will receive all the benefits of a charity place runner – with no minimum sponsorship requirement! Fill out our own place form today.

Register your own place

Why run for JDRF

Our support includes:

  • Ongoing support from our friendly events team, including regular newsletters with training and fundraising tips
  • Access to fundraising materials, such as sponsorship forms, collection boxes and balloons
  • A free JDRF running vest with your name on*
  • Cheering materials for your family and friends
  • The loudest voices cheering for you on race day
  • A hero’s welcome at our post-race charity marquee

*Please note. Your JDRF running vest will be sent to you once you have raised £100 towards your overall target. Vests are usually sent 1-2 months before the event.

Got any questions?

You can find out more information via the Great Run website. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us on We look forward to hearing from you!

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