Event date: Sunday 13th September 2020
Minimum age: 17
Minimum fundraising target: £500
Deadline for ballot entry: 1st March 2020
Please note: the fundraising team will be in touch with you by mid-March to let you know whether you have been successful in applying for a place on the Great North Run
The Simplyhealth Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the world with over 57000 runners taking part in the famous 13.1 mile UK half marathon. From the very beginning this event has been a celebration of what makes the North East great; thousands of supporters lining the course, hundreds of volunteers helping you along the way and runners like you, who embody dedication and determination whatever their reason for running. So come and join a 13.1 mile journey from Newcastle’s city centre to the coast in South Shields; all live on the BBC!
When will race packs be sent to runners?
Runners will receive their race packs approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the event, which will include their race number, timing chip and event information.
Fundraising for PAPYRUS is rewarding and makes a huge difference to young people living with thoughts of suicide – each £5 you raise can help pay for a life-saving call, text or email to HOPELINEUK.
What Happens Next?
Fill out the form *opposite* to be entered into our ballot for a place on The Great North Run – simply choose which race you would like to take part in from the drop down menu.
Our fundraising team will be in touch with you to let you whether you have been successful or not by Mid – March 2020
If you are successful in your ballot entry, you will receive:
Already have your own place?
That’s great news – you can still join Team PAPYRUS and raise vital funds for our life-saving services. There’s no minimum sponsorship amount, as you have purchased your own place, we just ask that you raise what you can and help save young lives! Email the team on firstname.lastname@example.org to let the team know, and you will receive a fundraising toolkit, running vest/t shirt and iron on letters.
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