Mencap's Great North Run places have sold out, if you would like to join our waiting list then email and we will let you know when a place becomes available. 

Got your own place?

If you are lucky enough to have got your own place through the ballot then you can still fundraise for Mencap and help us to change the lives of people with a learning disability.

Just email and we will be in touch with your fundraising pack. 

About the event

Be part of one of the world's biggest and best half marathons, with over 50,000 runners taking part.

#TeamMencap places are limited, so sign up and join us at this unmissable event.

The 13.1 mile route starts in Newcastle and takes you through the city centre, over the iconic Tyne Bridge, before crossing the finish line in South Shields to the sounds of hundreds of cheers from the many people who turn out to one of the biggest days in the running calendar.

All Team Mencap runners will receive:

  • a Team Mencap running vest
  • one to one fundraising support
  • top training tips
  • access to our Team Mencap Facebook group where you can share your ideas with other runners.

Contact us

Got some questions about taking part in the Great North Run, then get in touch:

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Mencap's Great North Run places have sold out.

However, you can join our waiting list by emailing and we'll let you know when places become available.

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