Bupa Great North Run
Date of event: 15 September 2013
This iconic race from Newcastle to South Shields is the world's most popular half marathon, with 52,000 runners taking part, and over 500 from the NSPCC's team.
The atmosphere on race day is electric and we'll be there to provide you with support before, during, and after the race.
Looking for an NSPCC place?
If you were unsuccessful in the ballot, you can still apply for an NSPCC charity place. We have a number of guaranteed places available.
The registration fee is £20 and we ask you to commit to raising a minimum sponsorship of £400. You'll receive our full training and fundraising support, personalised running vest, cheer points and post-race refreshments and massage.
Register for an NSPCC place and guarantee your entry today.
Run with your own place?
If you were successful in securing a place in the ballot and would like to run for the NSPCC, we'd love to welcome you to the team!
Register as an own place runner and receive the same support as our charity place runners.
There is no minimum sponsorship, we just ask that you raise as much as you can for vulnerable children.
We'll support you every step of the way
Our dedicated and experienced team will support you with:
- World class training support from our partner Liz Yelling, Olympic marathon runner
- Top-notch fundraising advice from a dedicated team at the NSPCC
- Dedicated NSPCC Facebook page to chat to your team mates
- A fundraising pack, regular e-newsletters and a support hotline
- An exclusive running vest with your name across the front
- Support on the day with cheering squads along the route
How your money helps
Every penny you raise by taking part in this fantastic event will go towards helping vulnerable children across the UK who need our help. We want to protect the most vulnerable children in society, as well as being there for every child who needs us through services like ChildLine and the NSPCC helpline.
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Get in touch
If you have a question you can call us on 020 7825 2621 or fill in our online enquiry form.
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