Great North Run

Runners representing Independent Age in the Great North Run

Take part in the biggest and one of the most iconic half marathons in 2024. The Great North Run is a magical experience and with the Red Arrows flying past it is one you will definitely remember.


Sunday 8 September 2024

Registration fee


Sponsorship target


The world's biggest and best half marathon

Around 60,000 people will be taking part in the 2024 Great North Run. The route from Newcastle to South Shields is famous for its atmosphere with a great selection of entertainment cheering you on as you run.

View the 2024 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 Officer

• Cheer points and support along the route

For more information about our events, call our Events Officer 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. Call our Events Officer on 020 7605 4229 or email