Great North Run

Great North Run Tyne Bridge

The 13.1 mile route is lined by thousands of spectators.


Sunday 10 September 2023

Registration fee


Sponsorship target


The World's biggest and best half marathon

The Great North Run is the world's biggest half marathon, famous for its inclusive atmosphere. Take on the iconic route from Newcastle to South Shields.

View the 2023 Great North Run route map.

How will we support you?

You’ll receive fantastic support from our friendly team from the moment you sign up until you cross that finish line.

We’ll provide you with:

• A free Independent Age technical running vest to wear on race day

• A well-deserved certificate, totalling the amazing amount you raise for us

• Fundraising and training support from our dedicated Events team

• Cheer points and support along the route

For more information about our events, call the team on 020 7605 4229 or email

I have my own place

If you already have your own place in the Great North Run, we’d love to have you on the team! You’ll receive all the same support as our charity place runners. You’ll have no registration fee or fundraising target, but we’ll help you raise as much as you can.