Great North Run

Join Team St Ann's at the world’s most iconic half marathon!

September 13, 2020

Join Team St Ann’s at the world’s largest half marathon, taking you on a 13.1 mile journey from the centre of Newcastle all the way to beautiful coastline of South Shields. Live music, the Red Arrows flying over your head and thousands of cheering supporters plus 2020 is the 40th anniversary of the Great North Run so this will make this an experience not to be missed!

Location: Newcastle

Join Team St Ann’s and you’ll get loads of perks, including:

  • A #TeamStAnns running vest
  • A fundraising pack with fun ideas and tips
  • Regular training and nutrition advice
  • A dedicated online training zone
  • Temporary tattoos to decorate yourself with for the run
  • A friendly events team here to support you all the way

Team St Ann’s charity place

FREE when you pledge to raise £300Raising £300 could pay for a patient to attend a day therapy session.

Join Team St Ann’s today and do something amazing for your local hospice! Fill in the form below and let us know that you would like one of our FREE charity places.

Own place

If you have your own place, that’s brilliant! There’s no minimum sponsorship, and we will make sure to support you every step of your half marathon journey. Just let us know by filling in the form below.

To find out more contact our Events Team on or on 0161 498 3628.

Great North Run Participants

Run your own half marathon! 

Calendar Clash? Go Solo for St Ann’s in 2020!

Want to show your support for the hospice by running the famous 13.1 mile distance in your own time? We appreciate that not everyone is able to take part in our events in person but still want to take part and support us. We’d be delighted to welcome you onboard and appreciate your efforts for the hospice and all those we help. Simply set-up a JustGiving page on our campaign site, with lots of exciting details about your training and fundraising, remembering to explain that your event runs alongside the Great North Run and share your story with St Ann’s and the world.


We’re always looking for volunteers to help us out with our events, with numerous opportunities to get involved. A particular highlight is manning our fabulous and friendly cheering station, helping to power our runners around the course. If you would like to register your interest to volunteer for this event, please contact the events team –

Great North Run Application Form

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