Great North Run 2023

Experience the world's largest half marathon

Join #TeamCardio at the Great North Run on 10 September 2023. The iconic route will take you through Newcastle, over the Tyne Bridge and on to the finish in picturesque coastal town of South Shields.

Apply for a charity place

What you'll receive as part of #TeamCardio:

  • Fundraising support and advice to help you achieve your target from our dedicated fundraising team
  • Training tips and advice 
  • A full fundraising pack with hints and ideas
  • Cardiomyopathy UK running vest

Join #TeamCardio with your own place

If you're successful in gaining a place through the general ballot, you can still join #TeamCardio. We'd love you to join our team as an own place runner. You'll get all the benefits of a charity place runner, there just isn't any minimum fundraising target. We simply ask you to raise as much as you can. 

I have my own place


Fundraising safely

Many of those who take on half marathons for Cardiomyopathy UK have a connection to cardiomyopathy. We have a policy in place to ensure that anyone undertaking a half marathon through a charity place with us is able to do so safely. To read our policy on fundraising safely, click here