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The Facts

  • Sunday 11th September 2016
  • Newcastle to South Shields
  • Distance: 13.1miles
  • Entry fee: £25
  • Minimum sponsorship: £400

Great North Run 2016

11 September 2016
Be part of 50,000 runners pounding the streets of the North East! Join the Great North Run Team for The Children's Trust and be part of the largest half marathon in the world! The Morrisons Great North Run, broadcast live on the BBC, sees thousands of runners take on the half marathon challenge every year. Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the 13.1 mile course is lined with supporters all the way from the iconic Tyne Bridge, right out towards the coast in South Shields.  Since 1981 the world's greatest half marathon has welcomed over one million people across the finish line in South Shields and organisers and spectators alike are looking forward to cheering on the next million. As a runner in our team, you will receive:
  • Runners pack including fundraising advice, training tips and sponsorship forms
  • Running vest or t-shirt
  • Support with promoting your participation in the Great North Run to your local media to help increase sponsorship donations 
Own place runners, join us! If you have your own place for the Great North Run, we would love to have you in our team! There is no minimum sponsorship, and you still receive the same benefits as the rest of the team.
To join our team as a guaranteed place runner or own-place runner click here to register.
If you have any questions please contact our Sports team on 01737 365018 or