The epic Great North Run is one of 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 our Hospice up North!

Date: Sunday 12th September 2021

Over a million runners have ran over the Tyne Bridge since 1981 and the 2021 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 of our charity places and become part of the Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice team!

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

Great North run

Register below to get your charity place if you’ve been unsuccessful in the ballot. We ask each charity place runner to aim to achieve a target 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.

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.

If you have any problems signing up to the event via our website, please give us a ring on 0121 752 8779 (weekdays – 9am to 5pm) and we’ll sign you up over the phone, or if you leave a message, we’ll get back to you right away – thank you so much for supporting our Hospice.

Sunday 12th September 2021 - From the Red Arrows flying over the Tyne Bridge to over 57,000 runners pacing the streets of Newcastle, the Great North Run is a race not to be missed!


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