Runners in Great North Run

Start location

A167 road outside Newcastle City Centre

Newcastle upon Tyne

Event facilities

Important update: Great North Run postponed until 2021

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Great North Run has been cancelled for 2020. The race will now take place on 12th September 2021. For more information, visit the Great North Run official website

We'll support you every step of the way

We’ll be there to help you meet your fundraising targets and to make the most out of your half marathon experience.

Our support package includes:

  • training and fundraising support
  • a St John Ambulance running vest
  • cheers of support from the St John Ambulance team out on the course
  • a souvenir certificate to commemorate your achievement.

Got a question?

If you have a question or would like to find out more about our events, our fundraising team would be happy to help.

Email: north-fundraising@sja.org.uk.

I was really proud to be running for St John Ambulance, especially when I saw two people collapse and the St John Ambulance team were right there to help them. - Yoko, runner

Join #TeamSJA

Already got a place in the Great North Run?

If you already have your own place we would love to have you join our team. We don’t have a minimum sponsorship target, but any funds you can raise would be hugely appreciated. You'll receive the same support as a charity place runner.