Great North Run 2024

Great North Run 2024

Event date: 8th September 2024

 Minimum age: 17

Entry fee: £20 (non-refundable)

 Minimum fundraising target: £500 (50% due 8 weeks before the event on 14/07/2024).

The AJ Bell Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the world with over 57,000 runners taking part in the famous 13.1 mile UK half marathon. From the very beginning this event has been a celebration of what makes the North East great; thousands of supporters lining the course, hundreds of volunteers helping you along the way and runners like you, who embody dedication and determination whatever their reason for running. So come and join a 13.1 mile journey from Newcastle’s city centre to the coast in South Shields; all live on the BBC!

When will race packs be sent to runners?
Runners will receive their race packs from the Great Run Company approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the event, which will include their race number, timing chip and event information.


Fundraising for PAPYRUS is rewarding and makes a huge difference to young people living with thoughts of suicide – each £10 you raise can help pay for a life-saving call to HOPELINE247*  *based on an average 30 minute conversation

What Happens Next?

Fill out the form opposite and pay your £20 entry fee (non-refundable) to receive a place on the Great North Run!

Please note your place is not confirmed until you register your token with the Great Run Company, PAPYRUS will send more details about this once you have completed this form.

The fundraising team will be in touch once you have signed up with:

  • A welcome email & fundraising toolkit
  • A sports vest or t shirt to wear on the day
  • Fundraising tips & support to help you reach your target
  • Instructions on how to register your token with the Great Run Company to confirm your place

 Already have your own place?

 That’s great news – you can still join Team PAPYRUS and raise vital funds for our life-saving services. There’s no minimum sponsorship amount, as you have purchased your own place, we just ask that you raise what you can and help save young lives! Email us on to let the team know, and you will receive a fundraising toolkit, running vest/t shirt and iron on letters.

Event Address: Newcastle, UK

Event Date: 08/09/2024

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