Great North Run 2018

Important info:

Event date:

9 September 2018

Event location:






Sing up to join next year’s team for half price using discount code EARLYBIRDGNR.

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.

Secured a ballot place?

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

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.