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Great North Run 2020

Sunday 13 September 2020

7:00 - 18:00

Simplyhealth Great North Run 2020, Newcastle

GNR 2020

Run for Rainbows at not only the most iconic, but the biggest half-marathon in the world and help brighten short lives.

Run for Rainbows at not only the most iconic, but the biggest half-marathon in the world and help brighten short lives.

The Great North Run takes you from the city centre of Newcastle, across the aweinspiring Tyne Bridge to the finish line on the coast of South Shields. Lined along the route are hundreds of spectactors cheering you on, creating a unique atmosphere.

By running for Rainbows, you'll be one of the 57,000 people taking part in this amazing event, full of fantastic fancy dress runners, celebrities and those running for a PB. There's also the chance to witness a fly past from the Red Arrows. 

Every step you take on the course really will make a huge difference to children and young people here in the East Midlands with a life-limiting condition.

Why run for Rainbows:

By running for Rainbows, you’ll be making a huge difference to the children, young people and families who rely on Rainbows. And in return, we’ll be with you every step of the way. We'll also provide you with:

  • a stylish Rainbows high-spec running top / technical t-shirt 
     
  • help sourcing accommodation and travel
     
  • support before, during and after the event – including regular expert training tips, training plans and advice, and refreshments post-race with the Rainbows team, in the charity village 
     
  • discounts on a range of running products
     
  • supporter packs (including thunder sticks and t-shirts) for your friends and family to make use of on the day of the race

How to run for Rainbows:

There are two ways to jrun for Rainbows at the Great North Run 2020.

1) Charity Place

Our charity places are a great way to make a huge difference to the children, young people and families who rely on Rainbows. And by getting one of our charity places, you’re guaranteed to be able to take part in the greatest half marathon in the world.
All we ask is for:

  • £50 (non-refundable) registration fee
     
  • £350 minimum sponsorship (Gift Aid excluded)

To secure one of our charity places, please complete the Registration Form and return it to Rainbows with your registration fee.

Great North Run Registration Form

2) Your own place

If you’re lucky enough to get your own place in the Great North Run 2020 ballot, we would LOVE to have you run for Rainbows.

There’s no minimum sponsorship, simply raise what you can. Once you know you've got a place in the ballot, let us know by dropping us an email - we'll then provide you with everything you'll need.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about securing one of our charity places at the Great North Run 2020 or about running for Rainbows, please let us know by calling 01509 638 005 or email neil.swift@rainbows.co.uk

Great North Run Registration Form

Location

Simplyhealth Great North Run 2020, Newcastle,

Upcoming events

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