Great North Run

The UK’s biggest half marathon is back! Stand shoulder-to-shoulder with 56,000 runners in the world famous Great North Run. Starting in Newcastle the course will take you over the iconic Tyne Bridge before a coastal finish in South Shields.


Event details

Date: September 9 2018
Location: Newcastle
Distance: 13.1 miles

Applications for our charity places have now closed as we’ve a full team. However if you’d like to apply to be on our waiting list in the event of a drop out for 2018, then please email

Already have your own place?

If you have your own place in the 2018 Great North Run place we would love for you to join Team CLDF! There is no minimum sponsorship and we will be with you every step of the way. Get in touch today to receive your free fundraising kit and running vest, and support from the CLDF Fundraising Team.

I have my own place


Deferred from 2017?

If you’ve deferred your place from 2017 and would like to run for us again in 2018, we would love to welcome you to our team.

Contact the fundraising team on or 0121 212 6022 to find out more.


We’ll be with you every step of the way

Our fundraising team will support you all the way, from help with local press to top tips and advice. We will send you a running vest along with regular training and fundraising updates to make sure you have the best experience.


Get in touch

If you have any questions about the event or the application process, email or call 0121 212 6022.

Apply for a Great North Run place




I pledge to raise the minimum required sponsorship target of £350 for Children's Liver Disease Foundation


I confirm that I am fit and able to undertake this activity and will seek medical advice if anything changes. I understand that CLDF cannot take responsibility for any injury, damage or loss suffered when taking part in this event

Age limit

I confirm that I am currently aged 17 or over, or will be before/on Sunday 9th September 2018

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