Great North Run

£71,927 raised

£215,000 Goal

£71,927 raised

£215,000 Goal

Starting in Newcastle, crossing the iconic Tyne Bridge and ending at South Shields coast, this fantastic 13.1 mile route will be filled with musical entertainment, charity cheer buses and thousands of spectators all rooting for you. It's not one to miss.

We are no longer accepting registrations for the 2023 Great North Run, we will shorlty be releasing places in the 2024 event.

Event information

When: Sunday 10 September 2023

Where: Newcastle upon Tyne

Distance: Half Marathon

Registration fee: £30

Fundraising target: £350

Why join Team Stroke?

As part of Team Stroke you'll get a free running vest, fundraising materials, training tips and fundraising advice, one-to-one support and we'll also be there on the day, ready and waiting to cheer you on as you run past our double-decker cheerbus! We'll also be waiting to celebrate with you post-event in the Charity Village, with plenty of drinks and snacks.

Everyone deserves to live the best life they can after a stroke. Taking part in the Great North Run means you are part of the team helping us to continue the work that we do, such as funding stroke support services and researching better treatments, care and rehabilitation.    

If you have any questions, please contact our fundraising team at

Frequently asked questions

Will I receive a running vest to wear at the Great North Run?

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Yes, you will be sent a Stroke Association running vest. This will arrive with you approximately one month before the event.

Will you have a cheer point on the day?

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Yes, we have a cheer bus on route and can't wait to cheer your name as you run past.

If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, email or call 0300 3300 740. We are here to help!