Great North Run

Important info:

Event date:

10 Sep 2017

Event location:


Unfortunately the deadline for signing up to this event has now passed. If you have your own place in the GNR and wish to raise money for Rainbow Trust please click ‘Already got a place’ and fill out your details, we would love to have you on our team!

Shown live on the BBC, The Great North Run creates an incredible atmosphere and a very memorable day for all involved. Elite athletes, wheelchair-racers, fun-runners and celebrities will all make their way over the iconic Tyne Bridge to South Shields and the North Sea coast.

When you run for Rainbow Trust, you’ll benefit from:

We work hard to ensure our runners have a memorable experience - you’ll be supported all the way! See our support in action here.

  • A professional running vest, personalised with your name
  • Our eye-catching Rainbow Hair
  • Inspirational fundraising and training advice.

Secured a ballot place?

We’d love you to run for us! You’ll receive the same dedicated support as our charity place runners - please get in touch with us on or 01372 220031.