Great North Run

Take on one of the biggest half marathons in the world with #TeamShine

Claim your place on the start line for the 40th edition of the iconic 13.1 mile Great North Run. Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne, this popular route takes runners over the Tyne Bridge, where, if you’re lucky, you may get a glimpse of the Red Arrows flying overhead, before ending by the sea in South Shields.  

Join #TeamShine for the 40th Great North Run which takes place on Sunday 12th September 2021

When you join Team Shine you will receive:

  • Shine vest or t-shirt
  • Training and fundraising tips
  • Ongoing support from Shine staff
  • Regular updates on the impact your efforts are having
Charity Places 

Shine have limited places remaining, secure your place by paying a registration fee of £35 with a minimum sponsorship pledge of £450. 

Do you have your own place?

If you have a membership or if you’re one of the lucky ones to receive a ballot place, first of all congratulations! Secondly, we would love for you to be a part of #TeamShine in September for one of the worlds biggest half marathons! With no minimum sponsorship pledge or registration fee, we simply ask you to raise as much as you can to support members and families with spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Plus you'll have access to all the great benefits above.  


Join Team Shine by completing the form below:

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In addition to news, updates and invitations, Shine would also like to email you with information about ways you can support the charity and our work in the future. This may include:

• Ways to donate or raise money for us

• How to get involved with campaigns

• Volunteering opportunities

To do so, we need your consent. If you would like to become a supporter of Shine and receive emails from us about upcoming appeals and opportunities, please tick the box below.



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