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Great North Run


The Great North Run is the biggest and best half marathon in the world with over 57,000 runners! Take on the iconic route which starts in the centre of Newcastle and ends by the coastal town of South Shields.


When: 12 September 2021

Where: Newcastle

Distance: 13.1 miles

Minimum fundraising amount: £300

Our Support to You

We want you to have an amazing experience from start to finish. By joining our team we will provide you with:


  • Your fundraising pack
  • Your bespoke Royal Star & Garter running top
  • A dedicated Royal Star & Garter point of contact


If you have already secured a place we would still love to welcome you to our team. There’s no minimum fundraising target, all we ask is that you kindly raise as much as you can.

Would you like to run for our military family? Please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.

Lauren Baker

Senior Community Fundraiser

Fundraising Top Tips


  • Share your story and journey


  • Be creative – hold bake sales, quiz nights, the possibilities are endless!


  • Don’t forget to thank your supporters


  • Mention your fundraising on email signatures, notice boards, or even with the local press!
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If you have friends and family that will be supporting you on the day, we would love them to join us from the sideline!
We looked at what Royal Star & Garter does for veterans, and how it cares for them physically and mentally. We thought if we could help in any way it would be amazing.
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