The Facts

  • Sunday 9th September 2018
  • Newcastle to South Shields
  • Distance: 13.1miles
  • Entry fee: £25
  • Minimum sponsorship: £400

Great North Run 2018

09 September 2018

Run the Great North Run 2018 with The Children's Trust!

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. If you have any questions please contact Cloe Bevington 01737 36 4303 or
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