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Great North Run

Have your own place?

Our charity places for the Great North Run 2024 are now sold out.

If you already have your own place and would like to join Team Yorkshire Cancer Research, and fundraise to help save lives in Yorkshire, please let us know

If you would like to join the waiting list for a Yorkshire Cancer Research place, complete this form and we will be in touch if places become available.

Have your own place?

The support you will receive

The Great North Run is the world’s biggest half marathon with over 57,000 runners starting in the iconic Newcastle City Centre and finishing by the sea in South Shields. A highlight of this route is crossing the famous Tyne Bridge.

If you have any questions, please contact our Events Team on 01423 877210 or

By joining the Yorkshire Cancer Research team you'll receive:

  • A place in one of Yorkshire's most popular races.
  • A FREE Yorkshire Cancer Research running vest in the post a few weeks before the event.
  • Support from our dedicated events team, who will be on hand to help with creating your fundraising page and achieving your goals.
  • A brilliant event atmosphere, with refreshments and photo opportunities at the Yorkshire Cancer Research stand after you’ve completed your challenge.
  • … and you’ll be doing something amazing to help people in Yorkshire!

Why Yorkshire needs you

Yorkshire is one of the regions hardest hit by cancer - sadly more people in our region are likely to have their lives cut short by cancer than almost anywhere else in England.

By fundraising for Yorkshire Cancer Research, you are helping to change this. Your support enables us to fund pioneering cancer research that saves lives right here in Yorkshire, in your town, your city and your community.

Tyne Bridge, Newcastle, during Great North Run event Group of people taking part in the Great North Run, with Yorkshire Cancer Research runner in the centre

“The atmosphere was out of this world, and I was incredibly proud to be running for such a fantastic cause."


Where is the event?

City Centre