Great North Run

The world's leading half marathon, the Great North Run, attracts nearly 60,000 runners for the 13.1 mile course from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields.

Recently the Great North Run took its place in history as it became the first International Association of Athletics Federations event in the world to welcome its millionth finisher.

“It was an awesome day, despite the horrible weather. The atmosphere was incredible. I completed it in 2 hours and 34 minutes and raised just over £1,000. Remembering why I choose Alder Hey and the cause definitely spurred me on!”

By Louise, Alder Hey runner

Enter the Great North Run without a ballot place

Alder Hey Children’s Charity have a number of guaranteed places for the 2019 Great North Run . If you are interested in taking one of our guaranteed places to raise sponsorship for the Charity, please contact [email protected] 

We ask for a £50 registration fee and minimum sponsorship of £500.

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