Date 08/09/2024
Time @ 8am- 5pm
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*Please Note: All of our places for the 2024 Great North Run event have now been filled*

Take on the Great North Run and run the famous 13.1 mile route from Newcastle – South Shields being cheered on by thousands of supporters.

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

Every step you take during the most iconic half-marathon in the world will help to brighten short lives, right here in the East Midlands.

Interested in being part of the team and taking part in the world’s biggest and best half marathon? Register for your Rainbows place today.

What’s included as a Rainbows runner?

  • a Rainbows running top
  • support during and after the event, including help with your fundraising
  • opportunity to join Team Rainbows Zoom calls before the race to share details of the day and to meet fellow runners
  • a big congratulations from Rainbows staff who will have a space in a charity tent in the event village on race day

Costs to run for Rainbows:

  • Entry fee is £30
  • Minimum fundraising target is £300 (excluding Gift Aid)

If you have any questions about securing one of our charity places for the Great North Run 2024 or about running for Rainbows, please let us know by calling 01509 638 005 or email our Supporter Care Team.

We can’t wait to see you up north and on the start line!

Own Place Runners

If you’ve entered the Great North Run 2024 ballot and you’ve successfully got a place, we’d love you to run for us. There’s no minimum fundraising target – but every penny raised really will make a difference. Please contact our Supporter Care team to find out how we can support you.