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Great North Run 2020
13th September 2020 - Newcastle, England
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Distance: 13.1 miles
Cost: £30
Fundraising target: £350

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.

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, so 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.

Register your interest

Places for this event are not yet open, but please register your interest in running for us using the form on this page.

Once your place is confirmed, you'll receive:

  • A welcome pack, full of tips and fundraising advice
  • Access to professional training plans
  • Unlimited support from our Events Team
  • 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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