It's the world's most popular half marathon – over 56,000 people will line up to run the 2017 Great North Run. Make sure you’re one of them by joining Team Can Prevent today!

When: Sunday 10 September 2017
Where: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Minimum sponsorship: £350

Looking for a charity place?

We have currently filled all our spots in the Great North Run but we have a number of places in other half marathons like the Richmond Half Marathon. If you would like to be entered on our waiting listing for places should they come available in the Great North Run please email

What do we offer?

  • An exclusive World Cancer Research Fund running vest
  • A Welcome Pack filled with fundraising hints and tips
  • A dedicated Events Team to help support you along the way
  • Materials for friends and family to create their own cheering point to boost you round the course!

Got your own place?

If you've managed to secure a place through the race organisers but want to help us prevent cancer, please get in touch. Team Can Prevent would love to welcome you – you’ll have all the benefits and support, and there'll be no minimum fundraising target. Just raise as much as you can and have fun!

Not sure if running is for you?

If you don’t fancy running 13.1 miles, why not volunteer to be a team cheerleader instead? Fill in our volunteer form to register your interest, and one of our Events Team will be in touch.

Need to get in touch?

If you have any questions about this or any of our other events, please contact the Events Team on 020 7343 4200 or email