On 23.01.22 between 8am and 12pm GMT, our website will be undergoing scheduled maintenance. During this time period, payments and registrations may not go through. We recommend checking back after 1pm to ensure all payments and registrations are fully processed.
Great North Run

Great North Run

Registration fee: £30 Minimum sponsorship: £350
11th September 2022 North East


The Great North Run is the largest half marathon in the world, now in its 41st year. With over 57,000 runners taking part and huge crowds of supporters, this is a race with an atmosphere you won’t forget. 

Starting in Newcastle city centre, the route of the Great North Run takes runners over the famous Tyne Bridge, travel through Gateshead before finishing on the coast at South Sheilds to the sounds of thousands of cheering supporters.

Come join our Roy’s Runners for a guaranteed place at this iconic half marathon in 2022. We’d love to have you on our team! 

How to join

Sign up below for a guaranteed place at the Great North Run as one of our Roy’s Runners and receive your free fundraising pack and running vest.

Got your own place? 

We would love to have you join our Roy’s Runners team! There’s no minimum sponsorship target, just raise as much as you can. Email sport@roycastle.org to register your place and receive your free fundraising pack and running vest.

Perks of being one of our Roy’s Runners

  • Your own personalised Roy’s Runners technical vest 
  • A free massage and refreshments at the end of your race
  • Support and training advice to help you prepare for race day
  • Roy’s Roarers cheering points for you and your supporters on race day
  • A welcome pack with all you need to know about fundraising

Our sporting events team will be there every step of the way for the Great North Run with fundraising tips, suggestions, and regular calls to help you reach your fundraising target and have the best running experience.