Great North Run 2021

Sunday, 12 September 2021

Register your interest
Team RNIB Simplyhealth Great North Run runner smiles at the camera

Take part in the Great North Run 2021, the biggest half marathon in the world. 

Register your interest


Got your own place?

If you have a ballot place in the 2021 Great North Run, you can still join Team RNIB and we'll support you all the way. There's no minimum fundraising target, we just ask you to fundraise as much as you can.

I have my own place


Team support

Join Team RNIB and as well as smashing barriers around sight loss, you'll receive:

  • Expert fundraising advice and support all the way to race day
  • A pack full of fundraising top tips and resources
  • An RNIB running vest to wear with pride as well as cheering t-shirts for your family and friends
  • The loudest and most excitable cheer squad on race day
  • Post race refreshments and a well-deserved massage
  • Personalised support from the friendliest events team in the game

You'll take part alongside more than 57,000 runners on a 13.1 mile half marathon route through the streets of Newcastle, cheered on by thousands of supporters. You'll run over the iconic Tyne Bridge, winding through Gateshead to the finish line on the beautiful South Shields coast.

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.