Great North Run

The Great North Run is the world’s biggest and best half marathon, with 60,000 runners taking on the 13.1-mile route from Newcastle to South Shields each year.

  • Newcastle
  • 8 September 2024
  • Registration Full
  • £380 target

Get ready to take on one of the most popular long distance runs in the world - The Great North Run! With over 60,000 runners participating each year, this half marathon in Newcastle upon Tyne will take you through the city centre and across the iconic Tyne Bridge, before finishing in South Shields.

Join Team Walking With The Wounded this year and smash your running goals while raising money for a fantastic cause! You'll be part of the world's biggest and best half marathon, famous for its warm North East welcome and unbeatable atmosphere.

When you join Team WWTW, you'll receive a dedicated member of the events team to offer support, a WWTW running vest, a fundraising pack filled with tips and ideas, regular email updates, a community of fellow teammates on Facebook, and even cheer stations at the race to encourage you as you run.

Not only will you be doing something amazing for veterans who need our support, but you'll also be doing something incredibly beneficial for yourself. Don't miss out on this opportunity to cross something off your bucket list and join the thousands of determined and dedicated runners at The Great North Run.

In the past I have raised money for various charities and this time I was very keen to find a military charity as we have a long family connection with the military. I am so pleased to have found the charity Walking With The Wounded.

Moira, WWTW Supporter

Why choose team Walking With The Wounded?

By joining the WWTW team, you will be supported from sign up to the finish line. We will also provide you with the following:

  • Digital fundraising pack
  • Impact report explaining the difference your fundraising makes
  • T-shirt
  • WWTW victory medal
  • Access to a team WhatsApp group
  • Support from a dedicated member of the events team

If you or your friends are interested in running the race, or being involved in our cheer stations as a volunteer opportunity, please get in touch at