Event Date

Claremont Road
United Kingdom

Guaranteed Charity Place

see below.


The Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the UK and the World with over 57000 runners taking part in the famous 13.1 mile UK half marathon. Join #TeamSands for its 40th anniversary in 2021.

Guaranteed charity places

We have filled all our charity team places for this year's race.

Ballot places

If you have secured an own place entry with Great North Run, we would love for you to join #TeamSands and raise funds and awareness for bereaved parents. Register your fundraising by clicking the link below:


Be part of #TeamSands

As part of #TeamSands you will receive:

  • A bespoke Sands running vest to wear with pride on the day of your race.
  • Training advice and tips to ensure you are fully prepared ahead of race day
  • Our Sands digital fundraising pack full of ideas and advice
  • Fundraising materials to help you promote your fundraising events
  • Opportunities to celebrate with the team throughout your experience 

Through taking on this historic race, you will raise much needed funds to help us prevent more babies from dying and meet the growing need for our support services. Thank you.

If you have any questions, simply get in touch with us by emailing teamsands@sands.org.uk 

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