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Simplyhealth Great North Run 2019

8th September 2019
Fundraising target
Half marathon
Rachel Simkin
0207 554 5958
Event location map

54.978252, -1.61778

Our charity places are currently full, but if you have your own place, we would love you to run with #TeamIncredible. Alternatively, join our Waiting List to be in with the chance to run!

The iconic course, including the Tyne Bridge, finishes along the stunning coastline of South Shields.

As one of the world’s biggest events, this event sells fast. 57,000 runners take part each year.

Why we're incredible...

Run with Sue Ryder and you’ll receive:

  •  A bright blue Team Incredible running vest
  •  Top fundraising tips and on hand support from the team
  •  Professional training support from our GB coach Nick
  •  The loudest cheerpoint to get you round
  •  Post-race charity reception
  •  Access to our exclusive #TeamIncredible Facebook group

We’ll be with you every step of the way and want to ensure you have the best possible experience.

… and why you are

Your participation helps us to support people through the most difficult times of their lives.

Whether that’s a terminal illness, the loss of a loved one or a neurological condition – we’re there when it matters.

And so are you: now that makes you truly incredible.

Volunteer on the day

You don’t have to run a marathon to experience the atmosphere. Volunteer! We’ll provide the cheer sticks, if you bring energy and enthusiasm to help us be the loudest. Want to get involved? Email

Join our Waiting List for the SimplyHealth Great North Run 2019

The support received was absolutely brilliant, incredibly helpful, and the team always went above and beyond to ensure I had everything I needed. An incredible experience."

Ben, Team Incredible, 2018

Henry and Jo leaning on one another as they stretch

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