The 2021 Great North Run will take place on 12th September. Join #TeamMND and take part in the UK's biggest half marathon.
This iconic half marathon takes you from the centre of Newcastle through Gateshead and to the stunning coastline of South Shields. With over 55,000 runners this race fills fast, unfortunately all our places are now full, so join the waiting list today!
We’re sure the 2021 event is going to be bigger and better than ever.
The race heads through Newcastle city centre towards the River Tyne, where thousands of runners will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge – and where if you’re lucky enough – you’ll get a glimpse of and enjoy the thrilling sensation of the Red Arrows passing overhead.
Running through Gateshead, you will be kept entertained by bands to lift your spirits as the route, lined by thousands of supporters, leads you to South Shields with the view of the sea proving to be one of the most welcoming sights along the whole course – the home straight!