Get involved Fundraise Events Great North Run The Great North Run is firmly established as Britain's biggest participation event, with 57,000 accepted entrants from across the UK. Starting in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the course takes in the iconic Tyne Bridge and goes through Gateshead, past the famous international athletics stadium, and finishes in the coastal town of South Shields. Live music, on course refreshments and thousands of cheering supporters will keep you motivated every step of the way. Minimum Sponsorship £195 Already got your own place in the event? Let us know so we can send your running pack. Sorry, this event is now sold out.