for better mental health

Great North Run 2020

Mind Charity Places are now sold out.

We are sorry to confirm that due to the current situation with the outbreak of coronavirus, the 2020 Great North Run has been cancelled.

For more information, please read our Events 2020 update. 



13 September 2020

Registration fee

Minimum fundraising target

Minimum age

Newcastle upon Tyne

Charity place

Mind Charity Places are now sold out.

Got a place already?

Order your Mind fundraising pack and join our team.

About the Great North Run

Join Team Mind and help make sure no one faces a mental problem alone.

The Great North Run is the world's largest half marathon, starting in Newcastle upon Tyne and finishing in South Shields.

It's a great event for everyone, whether you're after a personal best or just wanting to be part of something special.

How we'll support you

Whether you are a seasons runner or a first-timer, Mind will be with you every step of the way. We offer all our runners a fantastic support package.

We will do all that we can to make sure that your Great North Run experience is one you will never forget.

What to expect when you join the team:

  • Loads of training and fundraising advice
  • Regular e-newsletter updates
  • A Mind running vest with your name in iron on letters
  • A post race reception with refreshments
  • A dedicated and experienced project manager to provide support and advice

Any questions?

You might find your answer in our FAQs.

Or you can send us an email using the link below, or give us a call on 0300 999 3887 and we'll be more than happy to help.

Any questions? Send us an email

Becoming a runner for Mind - Sophie's story

"As someone with Bipolar Disorder, fundraising for Mind has been an incredible experience. It has been an absolute honour to run for Mind again this year and I could not be more proud"

Read Sophie's story

Where does the money go?

1 in 4

people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in any given year


queries answered by our helplines in 2018/19.


people accessed our information in 2018/2019

You can find out more about our work in the 2016/17 annual review

and more about our finances in our 2016/17 annual accounts

Other ways you could get involved

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