Run

Great North Run - 2024

Date
08 September 2024
Location
Newcastle
Distance
13.1 miles
Registration fee
Free
Fundraising target
£300

About the event

The Great North Run 2024

You can join us for the iconic Great North Run, the biggest half marathon in the UK. Imagine running the stunning city-to-sea course. Lap up the famous local support and see ‘that’ view as you reach the final mile. A day you'll remember forever – including the Red Arrows, lots of local positivity and fun. We'll be there, cheering you on, dancing and pumping out the music! And at the end, you can join us for that all-important cuppa and natter. We can't wait to see you there!

Charity places in the Great North Run 2024

Charity entries for the Great North Run 2024 are now closed. Watch this space for updates on joining our 2025 team.

I have my own place in the Great North Run 2024

If you have your own place, which you have paid for with the event organisers, you can still join Team Tommy’s. You'll receive all the same perks above with no minimum sponsorship pledge. Simply raise as much as you can. 

We would be thrilled to welcome you to #TeamTommys!

 

How we will support you

Whether you run with your own place, or a Tommy's guaranteed place, you'll get first class care! 

By joining us you'll receive

😀 Free event entry - with a Tommy's place

🎽 Free Tommy's running top

🙌 A supportive Facebook group, team emails, fundraising and training tips. 

❤️ Your chance to share your story with a community of people aiming to make sure baby loss and pregnancy complications aren't 'just one of those things'.

Sign up now to be part of the change. #TogetherWeCan 

Click the I'd like a Tommy's Place button to apply now.

About the Great North Run

The Great North Run is the UK's largest half marathon, taking place annually in September. Participants run between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields in the North East of England. The run was devised by former Olympic 10,000 m bronze medalist and BBC Sport commentator Brendan Foster.

Only the London Marathon comes close to attracting similar numbers of athletes each year.

It's famous for its amazing community support and incredible atmosphere. A real must-do event.

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Tommy's helped me and my husband after our lives were turned upside down, when I gave birth to our sleeping angel James. Tommy's supported us over the coming weeks and months and, when we were very lucky to discover we were pregnant again, we looked at Tommy’s to support and ease our concerns. Knowing that Tommy’s is there for support and guidance is such a comfort.

This is why I am running the GNR. Every step I make James will be with me as he always is.

— Amanda, who ran the GNR on Team Tommy's in 2023

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