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Simplyhealth Great North Run 2019

Registrations for the world's biggest half marathon are now open!

The first Great North Run took place in 1981 and attracted 12,000 runners. Now, with over 50,000 runners a year, it has become the noisiest, most colourful, most unforgettable half marathon in the world – and we’d love you to join #TeamBarnardos and make your half marathon unforgettable for vulnerable children too!

Whether you're a seasoned vet, or a first time runner, the Simplyhealth Great North Run is an unmissable running experience!

Run for #TeamBarnardos and we’ll make sure you know just how incredible you are. We're talking:

  • Constant inspiration and advice from Rebecca – your very own, very determined personal support team
  • Your personalised Barnardo’s running vest – scientifically proven to make people cheer very loudly at you!*
  • The greenest, loudest cheer station on the big day to help you cross that finish line
  • Your VIP post-race party, for your team to give you a special thank you for all your hard work

*Just ask anyone who’s worn one of our vests before.

And when you run for Barnardo’s, you also help make a lifelong difference to vulnerable children across the UK – because a child’s future should never be defined by their past.

Thank you so much for your support. Let’s cross that finish line together!


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