The Great North Run is the largest half marathon in the world, taking place annually in North East England each September. Participants run between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields. The run was devised by former Olympic 10,000 m bronze medallist and BBC Sport commentator Brendan Foster.
We have five guaranteed places in the 2020 Great North Run!
By taking part in Team Retina UK for the Great North Run in 2020, you will receive:
- Retina UK running vest
- A Retina UK fundraising pack
- Support from the fundraising team throughout your Great North Run journey
- Exclusive t-shirt and medal
- Goodie filled finisher pack
- Timing chip for accurate results
- Training advice
- Security of closed roads
All of our places for 2020 have now been filled. If you are interested in taking part and would like to join a waiting list, please email fundraising@RetinaUK.org.uk or telephone 01280 815900.
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