Great North Run

When: Sunday 11 September 2022
Where: Newcastle upon Tyne
Distance: 13.1 miles
Entry Fee: Free
Fundraising Target: £300
Smile Train UK runner

About this event

Join over 50,000 runners and run with Smile Train in the worlds largest half marathon, the Great North Run. Starting in Newcastle and running across the Tyne Bridge into Gateshead, along through South Tyneside and the finish line awaits at South Shields. Watch the Red Arrows roar overhead and soak up the amazing atmosphere at this very special race.

Already have your own place?

We are unable to provide charity places in the event as our team is full, however if you have secured your own place in the event we would love you to join Team EMPOWER. There is no minimum fundraising target and you can just raise as much as possible.

Why choose Team EMPOWER?

As part of our team we will provide you with fantastic support from the moment you join the team, all the way to the finish line. We will also provide you with the following:

  • Smile Train fundraising pack
  • Team EMPOWER running vest
  • Regular emails with event and fundraising advice
  • Access to our online training hub
  • Opportunity to share your fundraising with local/national press
  • Certificate of appreciation

If you have questions about fundraising for Smile Train or would like help choosing your next event please contact by emailing ukinfo@smiletrain.org or calling 0300 124 5205.