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The Great North Run

Great North Run

The Great North Run

Joinus for the world's biggest half marathon - The Great North Run! With over 55,000 people taking part every year this incredibly popular run starts in Newcastle, taking in the iconic Tyne Bridge and passing the famous international athletics stadium in Gateshead, before finishing in the coastal town of South Shields. The route is lined with live bands and thousands of spectators to cheer you on and the atmosphere is absolutely electric.

Date: 8 September 2019
Location: Newcastle, South Shields 
Distance: 13.1 miles
Entry Fee: £30​
Fundraising target: £450

Our Support to you

You’re important to us and we aim to make your run very special. Whether its your first event or you’re a seasoned pro when you join Team Combat Stress, we are ready to support you every step of the way.   We will provide you with:

  • A Combat Stress running top
  • 2 weeks free Be Military Fit membership
  • A fundraising pack full of ideas
  • A wealth of fundraising resources including training plans from our fitness partner Be military Fit
  • A dedicated Combat Stress point of contact
  • Team e-newsletters with fundraising advice
  • Cheering materials available for family and friends
  • Post-race cool down zone

Great - you've got your own place!

Great news that you've got your own place, we'd love you to run for Team Combat Stress.

You get to choose your own fundraising target, so please raise as much as you can for veterans' mental health! You’ll get a free Combat Stress top, you can join in any post-event celebrations, and you’ll get support from the loudest and most enthusiastic cheerers on the course!

Please tell us about your challenge so that we can best support you.  If you have any quesitons please just ask we are here to help.  Give us a call on 01372 587 140 or email us at