Great North Run 2024

Newcastle 8th Sep

Join team Action for Children

On Sunday 8th September 2024 the world’s biggest half marathon returns to the North East. By running for Action for Children you won't only get amazing benefits, you'll also be supporting vulnerable children in the UK.

I have a ballot place
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I need a charity place
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Why join our team

Whether you have a ballot place or a charity place with us, all Action for Children runners will receive:

  • Leg massage, refreshments and professional photos with your medal. You'll find us in our post-race marquee.
  • Running vest: Free Action for Children vest with iron-on letters so everyone can cheer your name.
  • Fundraising support: Guidance from your local fundraiser all the way up to event day and beyond, so you can smash your fundraising target.
  • Facebook group: Access to our exclusive community of sports participants through our Sports Facebook Group.
  • And lots of cheers! Be cheered on by our amazing and loud cheer squad to keep you going to the finish line.

Got a place in the ballot? Run for our charity!

If you got a place in the ballot, you can support Action for Children and receive all the same fantastic benefits as runners with our charity places. We would love to have you! Simply complete the form below to join our team and we'll be in touch to help you in your fundraising journey!
Please note this form is only for those that already have a place.
Still need a place?
Join the waiting list

AfC GNR couple

Join the waiting list for a charity place

Unfortunately, we have filled all our charity places for the 2024 Great North Run. If you are still looking for a place, join our waiting list below and a member of the team will be in touch if a space becomes available.

  • Entry donation: £40
  • Fundraising target: £350