Great North Run 2021

  • Sunday 12th September
  • Newcastle
  • Run
  • 13.10 mi
  • Apply now

Join #TeamSamaritans and take on the world's largest half marathon! Experience an electric atmosphere as you run though the streets of Newcastle, passing the city's iconic landmarks as you go.

  • A post-race celebration, including a complimentary massage
  • Personalised running vest
  • A dedicated point of contact throughout your entire journey
  • Regular e-newsletters
  • Encouragement from our Team Samaritans cheer squads along the route
  • Help and support from the press team in sharing your story
  • Supporter t-shirts and cheering merchandise
  • Access to fundraising and awareness raising materials
  • A certificate to mark your fundraising achievements

We know that life can sometimes be incredibly tough. Thanks to the dedication of more than 20,000 volunteers, Samaritans can be there for anyone, whatever they are going through and whenever they are struggling to cope. We’re also at the heart of local communities, working with schools, workplaces, railways, prisons and hospitals to offer training and support, preventing suicide and helping people turn their lives around.

Our life-saving work wouldn’t be possible without the extraordinary generosity of our event participants.

Our Samaritans place registration is now closed, but if you have your own place in the event it's not too late to join the team!

I would advise anyone to get involved with the Samaritans. The Samaritans team are so friendly and so welcoming. The support is just amazing.

Great North Run Runner 2018

Apply Now

If you have your own place

If you've got a ballot place and want to join our team, please let us know.

Join #TeamSamaritans