Join our Great North Run team today!

The Great North Run is the world's largest half marathon, with over 57,000 runners taking part. You'll set off in the heart of Newcastle, go through Gateshead and finish in the coastal town of South Shields. The atmosphere is electric and the event has been known to attract athletes like Mo Farah!

Fundraising Target: £375

Get a charity place

Own place runners

If you're lucky enough to already have a place, why not use it to become part of our team?

There will be no minimum fundraising pledge and you'll still get all of the benefits of our support leading up to, and on the big day! Just click on the button below.

I have my own place

How we support you to become a running hero

We’re here for our runners. Being part of #TeamSKC you'll receive:

  • A fundraising pack when you sign up 
  • A Solving Kids’ Cancer running vest to wear with pride on the day
  • Regular e-newsletters with training and fundraising tips
  • Second to none support from the Events Team, who are always on hand to answer any questions and support you

How we help children affected by neuroblastoma

Solving Kids’ Cancer fights for a future where no child dies of neuroblastoma or suffers due to its treatment. We initiate and fund innovative clinical research, and campaign and collaborate for better treatments and care, supporting families throughout their child’s cancer journey. Read more about our work.

How to apply

If you’re interested in running for Solving Kids' Cancer and securing your  place in the 2022 Great North Run then register below and we'll be in touch!

Get a charity place


For more information on running for Solving Kids’ Cancer UK, please contact Sophie on 0207 840 0800 or [email protected]