One of Christian Aid's runners, Juliet, taking part in the 2015 Great North Run

Simplyhealth Great North Run

Newcastle to South Shields
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
United Kingdom

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. 

Christian Aid has filled all its places for the 2020 Great North Run. To join the waiting list, register today and we’ll be in touch if a space becomes available.

Got a place in the ballot?

If you were lucky enough to get your own place in the Great North Run 2020, we’d love you to run for Christian Aid. 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.

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 find out about volunteering opportunities at the event, please email us

The Great North Run 2020 is organised by Great Runs. For more information on the event, visit the SimplyHealth Great North Run website

Got a question? 

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