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Great North Run

  • Date: 11 September 2016
  • Distance: 13.1m
  • Location: North East England

The Great North Run is one of the world's biggest half marathons.

Starting in Newcastle, the course takes in the iconic Tyne Bridge, goes through Gateshead passing the famous international athletics stadium and finishes in the coastal town of South Shields. Live music, on-course refreshments and thousands of cheering supporters will keep you motivated every step of the way.

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Ways to join the Oxfam team...

Want a place?

You can sign up now for the Great North Run in 2016. Pledge to raise £300 to help us fight poverty. Registration fee is £10.

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Already got a place?

If you have been successful in securing your own place in the Great North Run, use your place to fight poverty.

Join the team

Five reasons to run with Oxfam

1A running pack full of fundraising advice and an Oxfam running vest.

2Professional training plans for all levels and abilities.

3A fantastic race day experience.

4Regular support from the Running Team on all race day preparations.

5An enormous sense of achievement by fighting poverty with every mile.

Volunteer with us

Volunteer at the Great North Run

Race day offers an amazing experience, not only for the runners but also the supporters. Join us at the Great North Run to show the runners how important they are to us, meet some great friends and cheer your heart out for all the participants (especially the Oxfam ones!).

Volunteer at the Great North Run 


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