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Great North Run

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
8 September 2019
Registration fee
£35
Minimum sponsorship amount
£400
Deadline for applications
26 June 2019

Want to take part in the 2019 race?

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. Our places aren't open yet, but please complete our form below to register your interest.

Our places are now open for the 2019 race. Secure your place today.

Sign up to 2019

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]icr.ac.uk, 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.