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Great North Run

Join 57,000 determined and dedicated runners in the Great North Run, the world’s largest half marathon, famous for its North East city to sea course. Sign up below to apply for the race in 2023!

Join #TeamYM

We have filled all of our places for the Great North Run 2022. Any applications for the Great North Run will now be put forward for the race in 2023.

Famous for its warm North East welcome, unbeatable atmosphere and beautiful views, 57,000 runners make the Great North Run the world’s biggest half marathon.

The course takes you from city to sea, and this year celebrates the return of the traditional finish line in South Shields.

Find out more

Already got a place for 2022?

If you have been lucky enough to secure a ballot place on the race you can still be on #TeamYM! There’s no extra registration fee, and no minimum sponsorship target.

Just get in touch with our fundraising team and we’ll provide you with everything you’ll need to support YoungMinds.

As a member of #TeamYM you’ll receive:

  • a bright and cheerful YoungMinds running vest to wear on training runs and on the big day itself.
  • personalised stewardship from our friendly fundraising team offering fundraising tips, training advice, and resources.
Contact our Fundraising team

  • Date

    2023 (date to be confirmed)

  • Registration fee


  • Minimum sponsorship


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