The epic Great North Run is on the biggest half-marathons in the World with over 57,000 runners, celebrities and World-class athletes such as Mo Farah and Charlotte Purdue. This truly is a calendar highlight for new and experienced runners alike. Snap up one of our very limited charity places to get involved and represent the Hospice in the North!

From Birmingham St Mary's Hospice 40th anniversary to the Great North Run's 40th birthday, over a million runners have over the Tyne Bridge since 1981. The 2020 run will be unlike any before, so prepare yourself for one best running experiences in the UK. The ballot for general entries will be available in January, but if you want a guaranteed entry sign up using one our charity places and become part of the Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice team!

Join Team St Mary's Today!

Open to runners of all levels and experience once you’ve joined our team we will provide you with training and fundraising support along the way. Our support package includes:

  • Your exclusive Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice running vest
  • Personalised iron-on letters for your running vest
  • Unlimited support from a dedicated Fundraising team member
  • Ongoing training information and advice via our free online training zone

Register below to get your charity place if you've been unsuccessful in the ballot. We ask each charity place runner to pledge to raise a minimum of £300 sponsorship. We have a very limited number of places available so make sure to grab yours whilst you can!

100% of the sponsorship money you raise will help to create a future where the best experience of living is available to everyone leading up to and at the end of life. You will be helping to ensure the best hospice care is available for all patients, families and carers across our community, wherever and whenever they need it.

Grab a Charity Place!

Got your own Great North Run place?

If you have already signed up directly with the Simplyhealth Great North Run but would still like to fundraise in aid of Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice then do please get in touch. We would love for you to join our team and receive your own runners pack.  Simply complete the form below.

Do something amazing to support those living with a terminal illness in your local area.

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