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.

Registration is just £10 and we ask you to raise a minimum of £300 to support our work to change the lives of people with a learning disability.

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.

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Places are limited so sign up here and we will be in touch with your training and fundraising pack.

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