Simplyhealth Great North Run 2017

Half marathons
North East
Sunday, 10 September 2017
Team RNIB participant running at The Great North Run

Registration details

  • Registration fee: £30
  • Minimum sponsorship: £350
  • Booking deadline: 3 July 2017

Why sign up for this running event?

Join RNIB for the biggest half marathon in the world and support our mission to ensure every hospital in the UK, not just 1 in 3, has a sight loss advisor, to make sure nobody is alone when they find out they are losing their sight.

Sign up for Great North Run 2017

Over 40,000 runners will take on the 13.1 mile half marathon route running through Newcastle city centre, over the iconic Tyne Bridge, where you might be lucky to catch a glimpse of the red arrows; then winding through Gateshead, cheered on by tens of thousands of supporters, and crossing the finishing by the beautiful South Shields coastline. 
With live BBC coverage and some of the world’s top long-distance athletes participating; this is an unforgettable running event not to be missed.

What support will you receive? 

You’ll receive outstanding support from the moment you sign up:
  • Fundraising pack full of top tips and advice
  • Half marathon training plan
  • Professional RNIB running vest
  • Friendly and personalised support from our events team
  • Regular updates to support your training and fundraising
  • RNIB cheerers to support you on race day
  • Post-race refreshments and sports massage

Read our full terms and conditions.

Already got your own place?

If you have a ballot place, you can still join Team RNIB and receive all the same benefits, we just ask you fundraise as much as you can. Click on the button below to register.

Register as an own place runner for Team RNIB

If you have any questions or would like more information, our events team would love to hear from you. Please complete this short form and we’ll be in touch.

How does your fundraising help?

As part of Team RNIB you’ll be part of a community making every day better for blind and partially sighted people.

Watch this short video to see how we help across the UK.

Need more information before signing up? Email us below or call us on 0345 345 0054 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)