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great north run

  I have my own place for 2018


Two runners smile wearing Epilepsy Society t-shirts

With a field of 56,000 runners, the Great North Run covers 13.1 miles from Newcastle, across the Tyne Bridge and onto the picturesque coastal finish in South Shields.

  • When: Sunday 8 September 2019
  • Where: Newcastle and South Shields

All of our 2019 charity places have now been filled. If you have your own place in the Great North Run we would love you to join our team. 


A group of Epilepsy Society supportersAll of our runners will receive the following in the run up to the big day:

  • Epilepsy Society t-shirt and running vest
  • training plans 
  • dedicated support 
  • fundraising pack including lots of great ideas and fundraising materials to help you reach your target


Other events

If you are ready for a bigger challenge, why not sign up to one of our other running events. Alternatively why not cycleskydive or trek for Epilepsy Society? We also run challenges for students.