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Great North Run 2019
8th September 2019 - Newcastle, England
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Distance: 13.1 miles
Registration Fee: FREE! For a limited time only/while there's availability - sign up by Friday 24th May. 
Minimum Fundraising Target£350

Sign up now for your place at the Great North Run!

This iconic event is recognised as one of the world’s biggest and best half marathons, so why not don your running shoes and join over 57,000 people taking part? The atmospheric route, lined by thousands of cheering crowds, takes you from Newcastle's city centre, over the famous Tyne Bridge and across to South Shields.

The official ballot for The Great North Run is now closed. The only way to apply for a place is via a charity and Worldwide Cancer Research still have places! Sign up now for your charity place. Or, if you did make it through in the ballot you can still fundraise for us - just click on 'I already have a place'.

Why join us? 

Join Team Worldwide today and you will be supporting life-saving cancer research in the UK and across the globe. As a small charity we rely on public donations, your support means the world to us. £350 can help find and fund the bold new ideas that will find potential cures for cancer and end people's suffering.

You will receive,

  • A welcome pack, full of tips and fundraising advice
  • Access to professional training plans
  • Unlimited support from Matt, our dedicated Events team member
  • An online network of fellow runners to provide support and advice
  • A free charity running vest or technical t-shirt
  • Fundraising materials

If you would like to learn more, please contact Matt in our Events Team on +44 (0)300 777 7910 or email


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