Great North Run 2019

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Run to support the 10 million people with arthritis in the UK

When: Sunday 8th September 2019

Where: Newcastle/South Shields

Since 1981, the Great North Run has seen well over one million people run the world-famous route from Newcastle to South Shields, earning its place as the world’s favourite half marathon.

I have my own place


Congratulations on securing your own place - we'd love to have you on the team! You’ll get all the same support as our charity place runners, but you won’t need to commit to a sponsorship target.

Run with your own place

I would like a charity place


Charity places for the 2019 Great North Run are now closed. Please check back in September to sign up for 2020.

The support you'll get

  • A Versus Arthritis running vest
  • An official welcome pack full of helpful training and fundraising advice
  • Dedicated training and fundraising support from our team before and after the race
  • Access to our closed Facebook group where you can talk to our community of supporters and benefit from their years of experience
  • An invitation to our charity marquee after the race
  • Cheer support on the route

Other Challenges

From walking, to running, to cycling - we have a wide range of challenges to suit all abilities.

See our full list of events

Contact us:



T: 0300 790 0402