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Great North Run

Help us to make the discoveries that defeat cancer by taking part in the UK's biggest half marathon, with over 1 million runners having crossed the finish line.

Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the 13.1 mile route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne where thousands of people will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge where, if you're lucky, you might get a glimpse of the Red Arrows passing overhead.

Our places for the 2017 race are now closed, but you can register your interest for the 2018 race by clicking the button below.

Register your interest for 2018

Great North Run 2016

Key Facts

Event date
10th September 2017
Registration fee
£35 (once your place is confirmed)
Minimum sponsorship amount
Deadline for applications
Monday 3rd July 2017

Already have a ballot place?

If you already have a ballot place, we would love to welcome you to #teamICR! Get in touch with us by emailing [email protected].

Be part of our world-leading team

As part of #teamICR, you will receive:

  • An ICR or Everyman running vest
  • A fundraising pack with tips on reaching your target
  • ICR branded materials to support your fundraising
  • Advice on training, nutrition and health
  • Support from our dedicated events team throughout your training

Contact us

To speak to a member of the ICR events team, call us on 0207 153 5307 or email [email protected].

Contact the sports team

If you're interested in taking part, please email us on [email protected], or call us on 0207 153 5307.

Doing it for dad

When her father was diagnosed with stomach cancer, Stella Faughnan was devastated, but decided to fulfil her ambition of running the London Marathon.

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