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Great North Run 2020

Help us 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.


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Great North Run 2016

Key Facts

Event date
Sunday 13 September 2020
Registration fee
Minimum sponsorship amount
Deadline for applications
26 June 2020

Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne, the 13.1 mile route takes runners through Newcastle city centre towards the River Tyne where thousands of people will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge with the Red Arrows passing overhead.

Sign up today for 2020

You can now guarantee your charity place in the Great North Run 2020. Click the button below to go through to our application form.

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Be part of #teamICR

As part of our team you'll receive:

  • An ICR 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

Get in touch with us on 020 7153 5307 or by emailing [email protected]

We also have a number of ways you can keep in touch with us and the ICR. Join our #teamICR Facebook group to chat to other ICR fundraisers and get tips, advice and see what everyone else is up to, sign up to our e-newletter Search, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram


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.