Great North Run

Take on the iconic half marathon for St Ann's this September. Will you run on behalf of Team St Ann's?

September 12, 2021

Join Team St Ann’s at this iconic half marathon, taking you from the centre of Newcastle, through Gateshead to the stunning coastline of South Shields. With over 55,000 runners this race fills fast, so don’t miss out.

The 41st anniversary challenge will put you to the test this September with a unique route full of the beautiful scenery of Newcastle.

Cost: Free

Location: Newcastle

We have free spaces available for the Great North Run, simply fill in the form below to claim your spot for the 2021 event. Please note, by signing up we do ask that you raise a minimum of £300.

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
  • Temporary tattoos to decorate yourself with for the run
  • A friendly events team here to support you all the way

If the event is postponed due to government restrictions, don’t worry – your place will be automatically transferred to the new date.

Already have your own place? Don’t worry you can still run for St Ann’s, simply fill in the form below to let us know and we’ll send you a fundraising pack and vest for the event.

For more information on how to join Team St Ann’s in The Great North Run contact our Events Team at or call us on 0161 498 3631. 

Run your own half marathon! 

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 but still want to support us. We’d be delighted to welcome you on board 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.

Great North Run Application Form

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