Great North Run

Great North Run

11 September 2022

The Simplyhealth Great North Run started in 1981 and is firmly established as the world’s most popular half-marathon. Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne, the 13.1 mile route takes runners through the city centre, across the iconic Tyne Bridge and all the way to South Shields.

Sign up now to help improve the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy and for the chance to run on the same roads as your running and celebrity heroes.

your fundraising pack

How we will support you

  • Fundraising pack, including sponsorship forms and branded materials
  • Free technical Epilepsy Action running vest
  • Post-race reception with refreshments and sports massage
  • Team discussion forum
  • Dedicated support and encouragement all the way!

For further information about the Simplyhealth Great North Run, please contact our events team on 0113 210 8824 or by emailing