Royal British Legion runner during The Great North Run

Great North Run

Take on the world’s favourite half marathon for The Royal British Legion.

  • Date

  • Location

    Newcastle and South Shields

Starting at the centre of Newcastle with more than 57,000 other runners, you will run over the iconic Tyne Bridge before finishing in the coastal town of South Shields. The atmosphere is unrivalled with thousands of supporters and the Red Arrows cheering you on from the sky!

Join Team Legion now to experience a phenomenal half marathon and raise money for our Armed Forces community.

Guaranteed charity places in 2018

Register for one of our limited guaranteed charity places in the 2018 Great North Run. The registration fee is just £30 with a minimum fundraising commitment of £350.

Got your own ballot place?

If you were lucky enough to get a ballot place for the Great North Run and would like to join us, sign up today! There’s no minimum fundraising target,  just raise as much as you can.

What's included?

Whether you win a place in the ballot or choose one of our guaranteed charity places, your place on Team Legion will include:

  • Training plans to help you hit your target time
  • A personalised technical running top
  • The loudest cheers on the day from our enthusiastic team
  • Meet the team at our stand in the charity marquee

Contact us

For more information about the Great North Run, fill in the enquiry form below. Alternatively, you can call us on 0333 011 4500 or email

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