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Great North Run 2021

Mind Charity Places are now sold out.

Join up to 57,000 people in the world's biggest half marathon and be a part of the movement for better mental health. 

12 September 2021

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

The Great North Run is the world's largest half marathon with an incredible atmosphere, starting in Newcastle upon Tyne and finishing by the sea in South Shields. 

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

Join Team Mind and help make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone. 

How we'll support you

Whether you are a seasoned 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:

  • Lots of brilliant fundraising advice and support
  • Regular e-newsletter updates
  • A Mind running vest with your name in iron on letters
  • A post race reception with refreshments & celebrations! 
  • A dedicated and experienced Event Coordinator to provide support and advice along the way

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 2019–20


people accessed our information in 2019–20

You can find out more about our work in the 2018/19 annual review

and more about our finances in our 2018/19 annual accounts

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