About this Event

Join in the biggest half marathon in the world with over 57,000 runners taking on the 13.1-mile course across Newcastle and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Great North Run in 2021!

The route starts in Gateshead and passes lots of Newcastle’s landmarks including the spectacular Tyne Bridge, ending along the lovely seafront at South Shields. A hugely popular event on the running calendar; celebrities and professional runners including Mo Farah have been known to join in, trying to get a new PB!

  • Date: Sunday 12th September 2021
  • Where: Newcastle
  • Registration Fee: £49
  • Fundraising Target: £300

By taking on a challenge event for Candlelighters, you’ll be joining #TeamCandlelighters and making a difference to children and families. As part of #TeamCandlelighters, you will receive a fundraising pack and support from our fundraising team, a technical running t-shirt, and access to our #TeamCandlelighters Facebook group where members can share tips, ask questions and get support. Once you’ve bought a place, don’t forget to request to join the #TeamCandlelighters Facebook group, here.

For more information, email [email protected]

Newcastle City Centre
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne