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Great North Run

Event details


Newcastle to South Shields, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE8 2AY, United Kingdom


Join us on this iconic run

Starting in Newcastle, the course crosses the iconic Tyne Bridge, through Gateshead, past the famous international athletics stadium, and finishes in the coastal town of South Shields.

Would you like to join our fight against poverty and run for us?

Join our Great North Run 2022 team today, and we'll support you all the way.

Jump down to the registration form

Got a place in the ballot?

If you were lucky enough to get your own place in the Great North Run 2022, we’d love you to run for Christian Aid too.

Please fill in this short form to let us know that you’re running for us and we’ll send you an exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

Running with us

As a member of our fantastic team, you'll receive:

  • A runner sponsorship pack containing all your fundraising, awareness and training advice
  • Personalised support from our Events Fundraising Team including telephone calls and regular e-newsletters
  • A Christian Aid running vest
  • Access to our Christian Aid Champions Facebook page for support from our running team
  • Training and fitness advice
  • Plenty of encouragement, enthusiasm and smiles throughout your challenge.

Volunteer at the event

If you'd like to join us in cheering our runner on, we’d love to have you as part of the team too - please email us and the party will be guaranteed.

Got a question? 

Contact our friendly Events Fundraising Team today by email or call 01925 582826.


The Great North Run is organised by Great Run.

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Register for a charity place in the Great North Run

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Keeping in touch

We will only use the contact details you have given to help provide you with updates and details about this event, and to give you advice to help you achieve your sponsorship target.

However, we’d love to keep in touch to give you updates on our work and any future appeals. If you are happy to hear from us about this, please let us know how you would like us to contact you:

Communication options
Yes, I’m happy for Christian Aid to email me

Need some help? We would also like to keep you informed about our projects and fundraising activities by post. If you do not want to receive post from us, or if you want to change how Christian Aid contacts you, please let us know by emailing Christian Aid at, by calling 020 7523 2493 or write to Supporter Care, Christian Aid, 35 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RL.

Christian Aid will not pass on your details to other organisations. For further details see our privacy policy.

Terms and conditions
By participating and fundraising for Christian Aid, you agree to the Christian Aid challenge event terms and conditions.