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The Great North Run

The Great North Run

Join us 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: 9 September 2018

Location: Newcastle, South Shields 

Distance: 13.1 miles

Entry Fee: £30

Minimum fundraising target: £400

Our support to you

You’re important to us and we aim to make your run very special. By joining Team Combat Stress we will provide you with:

  • A Combat Stress personalised technical top
  • A fundraising pack
  • Team e-newsletters with fundraising advice
  • A loud and motivating cheering point on event day
  • Cheering materials for family and friends
  • Post-race cool down zone

I would like a Combat Stress place

Please email us at and one of our team will be in contact with you.

I have my own place

If you already have a place we would be honoured if you would join Team Combat Stress. There is no minimum fundraising target, just raise as much as you can. Please email us at and one of our team will be in contact with you.

Run your questions by us – we’re here to help.

01372 587140