Sunday, 12 September 2021

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Team RNIB Simplyhealth Great North Run runner smiles at the camera

Are you ready to take on the biggest half marathon in the world?

Join Team RNIB for the Great North Run 2021. Take in the Tyne Bridge and finish in the coastal town of South Shields. You’ll get first class support all the way to smash your training and fundraising targets. And your friends and family can join on the day to cheer you on and celebrate after the race.

Take on this exciting challenge and raise vital funds to help create a world without barriers for people with sight loss.

  • Registration fee: £25
  • Sponsorship pledge: £350

Sign me up for Great North Run 2021

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 digital 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 13.1mile half marathon route. You’ll run through the buzzing streets of Newcastle, over the iconic Tyne Bridge, winding through Gateshead to the finish line on the beautiful South Shields coast. All the while being cheered on by thousands of excited supporters.

This is an unforgettable running event not to be missed.

Got your own place?

If you have a rollover 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