Simplyhealth Great North Run 2020

Event Details


Newcastle Upon Tyne


Start: Sunday 13th September 2020

End: Sunday 13th September 2020

Take part in the Simplyhealth Great North Run, one of the biggest Half Marathons in the world! Over 57,000 runners are set to take part this year to celebrate the Great North Run’s 40th birthday. The half marathon route takes runners over the iconic Tyne bridge, through Newcastle’s capital and out towards the scenic, South Shields sea front. Starting and finishing with the phenomenal red arrow display, you’ll get that much needed boost over the start and finish line.

Distance: 13.1 miles

Minimum sponsorship: £350

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As part of Team Lucy you will receive:

  • Lucy AAC breathable running vest
  • A fundraising pack stuffed full of useful materials to help maximise your fundraising
  • Ongoing support from the Lucy AAC team
  • A roaring cheer squad on the day
  • A Great North Run medal

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Own Place

If you have booked and confirmed your own place through the Great North Run website and wish to join Team Lucy, you will receive the same support as those with a charity place. There will also be no registration fee or minimum fundraising commitment, but everything you raise will help fund our vital work.

Got any questions? Get in touch with us at or call 020 3096 7870.