Great North Run

When: Sunday, 8 September 2024

Where: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

Distance: Half-marathon (13.1 miles)

Registration fee: £25 (non-refundable)

Fundraising target: £350

The Great North Run is one of the largest half-marathons in the world. It's famous for the fantastic atmosphere around every part of the course with thousands of spectators there to cheer you over the finish line. 

Great North Run charity places

Take on the iconic Great North Run as part of RSPCA Team Animal! We'll be there to cheer you round the course on event day with our themed cheer station. By raising money for the RSPCA you'll be helping us create a world that's kinder to animals.

We have a limited number of Great North Run places available. We would love you to join us as part of Team Animal and raise the vital funds needed to help more animals. There's a minimum fundraising target of £350, we'll be on hand to support you with ideas and resources to make your fundraising easy and fun! The money raised from this event will help us rescue, rehabilitate and rehome or release more animals when they need us most.

Sign-up today!

Own place

If you already have your own place in the Great North Run we would love you to join Team Animal and make your running count for more than just a personal best. You can set your own fundraising target and we'll be on hand to help you every step of the way.

Join Team Animal with your own place

All our Great North runners benefit from:

  • RSPCA team animal personalised running vest made from recycled plastic bottles.
  • Digital fundraising pack bursting with ideas to help you reach your target.
  • Facebook group to talk to other RSPCA eventers before the race day and share your experiences.
  • Committed events team on hand to help with your fundraising.
  • A Team Animal Strava group to share your training progress with fellow Team Animal runners.

Not a runner but would still like to be involved? Join the official Team Animal cheering team and support our runners out on the course. We are also looking for volunteer photographers. Register to volunteer for us.

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