Great North Run

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September 9, 2018 all-day
Newcastle upon Tyne
Half Marathon

Join the North West Air Ambulance Charity for the Great North Run in 2018 and help to keep our helicopters flying and saving lives.

With over 57,000 runners, this is your chance to take part in the world’s biggest half marathon taking you on a 13.1 mile journey from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne to the coast in South Shields.

How to get involved:

The public ballot has now closed for the Great North Run, however the North West Air Ambulance Charity has a limited number of charity places in the run which are available in return for a pledge to raise a minimum sponsorship of £350. To apply for one of our places, please fill in our online application form:

Great North Run Application Form

Charity Place Application Form - Great North Run

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Already got a place?

If you have been successful in the public ballot, we would love to welcome you to Team NWAA. There’s no minimum fundraising target if you have secured your own place, just have fun and raise as much as you can!

Register now to request your free fundraising pack or get in touch with our fundraising team on 0800 587 4570 or

How we’ll support you

As a member of Team NWAA, we promise to give you lots of support and encouragement along the way including:

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips and ideas
  • A free NWAA t-shirt to wear with pride on the day
  • Team NWAA temporary tattoos and message squares
  • Access to on the day cheer packs including cheer sticks, supporter signs and more
  • Support from our events team on all aspects of your fundraising

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