The cancellation of the 2020 race has impacted on the number of places we have available for 2021. Once we have our number of available places confirmed, this page will be updated.
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.
By joining Team Retina UK for the Great North Run in 2021, 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
If you are interested in taking part and would like to find out more, please email fundraising@RetinaUK.org.uk or telephone 07736 925 174.
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