13 Sep 2020

Simplyhealth Great North Run 2020

Newcastle, England
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About the event

Join us for the world's biggest half marathon at the Great North Run 2020

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the world-famous Great North Run, and the event is set to be even bigger and better than ever!

Starting in central Newcastle, the electric atmosphere will carry you all the way across the iconic Tyne Bridge, through Gateshead past the famous international athletics stadium, before crossing the finish line in the coastal town of South Shields.

Join #TeamMRF and take part in this incredible event to run for a world free from meningitis.

All of our runners can expect to receive:

  • Training and fundraising guide 
  • Meningitis Research Foundation running vest 
  • Award-winning fundraising support from Lauren, your dedicated charity contact
  • Regular updates throughout the year to keep you informed of everything you need to know
  • Access to our #TeamMRF Great North Run team Facebook group so you can get to know and support your fellow runners, and celebrate each others training/fundraising achievements! 

Join the team

The important bits:

  • Runners are asked to raise a minimum of £325 to take part in this event 
  • Limited time only - register before the 31st October for NO registration fee!

If you have your own space in the event, we would love to offer you the same support. Let us know by clicking the Sign Up button below so we can welcome you to the team with no fundraising target!

By becoming part of our team, you will be helping us to achieve our goal of defeating meningitis wherever it exists. Your contribution will enable us to fund vital research into the disease, provide life-saving awareness information, and support those who have lost a loved one or are coping with the after effects of this disease. 

Lauren Feast
National Events Fundraiser

Hi, I’m Lauren and I’m looking after this event.

If you’ve got a question or want to know more, please don’t hesitate to email me or call me.

Tel: 0333 405 6240

Ways you can help

Please do what you can today and help save and change the lives of thousands