Great North Run-Newcastle

8 September

Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PZ, UK

The 2024 AJ Bell Great North Run ballot is now open and will close on Monday 12 February at 10am.

The AJ Bell Great North Run is the world’s biggest and best half marathon, with 60,000 runners taking on the 13.1 mile route from Newcastle to South Shields each year. It’s famous for its inclusive atmosphere, unbeatable on-route entertainment, and warm Geordie welcome. From the rush of thousands of cheering spectators to the oggy-oggy-oggy chants, Great North Run magic can be hard to understand – until you’ve experienced it for yourself.

All the while you will be fundraising for Once Upon a Smile-making a huge difference to supporting bereaved children at their time of need.

To register:

Simply click the entry link (external website) and complete the ballot registration form to enter. You will be asked to submit payment details for the entry fee and for any optional merchandise you may wish to purchase. You will need to authorise this payment, if requested by your bank, to complete your entry however no funds will be removed from your account unless you are successful in the ballot draw that will take place on or around the time the ballot closes (Closing date will be confirmed then the ballot opens).

It’s important that you have the necessary funds available in your account at the time of the ballot draw.

If you have been confirmed a place-contact us and let us know. We will provide you with a fundraising pack and all you need to help you prepare for one of the best running events in the UK.