Great North Run
Join Team Red Cross in the world’s biggest half marathon event, the Great North Run.
Sign up today
Signup for £29, with a fundraising target of £400, to join Team Red Cross at this year's Great North Run.
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first served basis. After signup, our team will be in touch to confirm if you have received a place.
If we do not have any spaces available, you will be put on a reserve list and notified if a space becomes available.
Why take part in the Great North Run?
- Starting in Newcastle Upon Tyne, the route takes in the sites of the city and crosses the iconic Tyne Bridge, finishing in South Shields.
- Admire the stunning sea views and catch a glimpse of the Red Arrows as they soar past.
- Enjoy a fantastic atmosphere with 60,000 enthusiastic runners and plenty of spectators to cheer you on.
- Your fundraising will make a huge difference to people in crisis in the UK and overseas.
Why run for Team Red Cross
We help people in the UK and across the world get the support they need in an emergency. By joining Team Red Cross, you'll be raising funds for this important work.
Join Team Red Cross and get:
We'll support you to reach your fundraising target. Plus, on the day you'll have a cheer team, VIP treatment and refreshments.
- A running vest
Show your support by wearing a British Red Cross running vest
We'll make sure you're kept up to date about the impact your fundraising has on the work we do.
There are so many causes that the Red Cross support that I just wanted to be able to do my bit to help out. I loved being part of #TeamRedCross. I've never run a race as well supported and this made such a difference.Jonty Ward, Team Red Cross runner
Already got a place for the Great North Run?
If you already have your own place in the event then you can still be part of Team Red Cross. You’ll receive the same support as all other team members but won’t have a fundraising target to reach – just raise as much as you can.
Have a question?
Learn more about the event including how to fundraise and prepare