The Great North Run

08 Sep 2019

Newcastle, Newcastle

Sunday 08 Sep 19 9:00 am

The Great North Run is the world’s largest half marathon. 

As one of the most iconic running events in the world, this spectacular half marathon starts in Newcastle, with the 13.1 mile route ending in the picturesque South Shields. With thousands of supporters lining the course, The Great North Run is a celebration of what makes the North East great. Go ahead and tick it off your bucket list!

Do you already have your own place in this event?

We’d love you to use your place to run for Guts UK and would be so grateful if you could raise as much sponsorship as you can!

I have my own place

Together we can do more. Be a part of Team Guts UK this year as we strive for a world where digestive diseases are better understood, better treated and everyone who lives with one gets the support they need.

Why Run for Guts UK?

As well as helping to change the lives of people affected by digestive conditions, as a member of Team Guts UK, you will receive:

  • A free Guts UK running vest
  • An online forum to speak to other Guts UK runners and share training tips


I already have a place in this race, can I still run for you?
Absolutely! We’d love to help you prepare for this race, and send you a running top and other helpful information for the big day!

Is there an age limit?
The minimum age limit for the Great North Run is 17. All participants must be at least 17 on event day.

How do I order my running top?
To order your running top simply email and let us know what size running Vest you would like. We provide sizes XS-XL.

How do I pay in my fundraising?
There are lots of different ways to pay in your fundraising for a race, including via online fundraising pages, by phone and by cheque. For more information, get in touch with the team at 

Where can I get more information?
If you have any other questions, please do get in touch with us – 01484 483123 or

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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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