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Great North Run

  • Cost:Various
  • Date: 09 September 2018 - 17 August 2018
  • Time: 8:00am
  • Location:Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Contact:
  • Phone:07500 858581

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 and all our charity places have been allocated. If you would like to be notified when places become available for the 2019 event please email

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 every step of 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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