Runner celebrating taking part in the Great North Run

Great North Run 2024

When:  Sunday 8 September 2024
Where: Newcastle and South Shields
Registration fee: £25
Minimum sponsorship target: £350

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The race

Join the 60,000 runners taking on the world’s most popular half marathon.

Soak up the amazing atmosphere as you pound the streets of the North East.

Starting in Newcastle Upon Tyne, you’ll run through the city centre, crossing the iconic Tyne Bridge, and finish by the sea in South Shields.

Join Team Epilepsy Action to make a difference for people affected by epilepsy.

Why join the Epilepsy Action team


White background surrounding the benefits of fundraising with us.
As part of the Epilepsy Action team, you’ll receive:

Our support

  • Direct fundraising support from our experienced Events team.
  • A branded running top with iron-on letters.
  • Cheer packs for friends and family.
  • A post-race reception with refreshments, sports massage and celebrations.

Helen’s story:

“We’ve supported Epilepsy Action for 15 years, our daughter Katy became a member soon after her diagnosis at 24. We sadly lost her through SUDEP and honour her life by making it to the Great North Run every year.”

As part of the Celebrating Katy team, Helen and the team have raised over £102,000 to date.

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Contact our Events team on 0113 210 8830 or email and we’d be happy to help!

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