Great North Run 2021

12/09/2021

Great North Run 2021

Join us

Join Team Macmillan at this iconic half marathon, taking you from the centre of Newcastle, through Gateshead to the stunning coastline of South Shields. With over 55,000 runners this race fills fast, so don’t miss out.

How to enter

Sign up now to join Team Macmillan in the Great North Run 2021 by clicking "Get A Place". If you are lucky enough to secure one of our places we ask that you pledge to raise a minimum of £395 in sponsorship (excluding Gift Aid). Please note there is a £49 registration fee for this event.

(The registration fee is payable to Macmillan Cancer Support Trading Limited which is wholly owned subsidiary of Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan Cancer Support Trading Limited donates 100% of its profits to Macmillan Cancer Support each year).

Use your own place

If you were lucky enough to secure a place in the Great North Run public ballot and would like to use your place to join Team Macmillan, then please click the 'I have my own place' button to join the team and order your running kit. There's no minimum sponsorship, just raise as much as you can!

What do I get as part of #TeamMacmillan?

Whichever way you choose to join Team Macmillan, we’ll support you every step of the way with:

  • Our bumper fundraising pack, with and loads of fundraising tips and ideas.
  • Access to our online training zone .
  • Your free Team Macmillan technical running vest or t-shirt, plus iron on letters to customise your kit.
  • Regular e-newsletters to keep you up to date with Macmillan's news and activities.

And of course... the loudest and most supportive cheerers on the course!

Most importantly we will provide you with a reason to put in those months of training and fundraising, because you know that your efforts will help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can.

Please make sure you read our Terms and Conditions before signing up. You must be 18 years of age or over on the day of the event in order to take part.

If you have any questions, email us at running@macmillan.org.uk or call on 020 7840 7878.

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'Wearing the iconic green running vest gave me a sense of pride.'

Anthony, Great North Run Team Macmillan Runner

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