Great North Run Half Marathon

Join Headway - the brain injury association for the World’s biggest and best half marathon.

In return, you're guaranteed a run like no other – and a finish line feeling you’ll never forget. What's more, you'll be doing your bit to support brain injury survivors and their families across the UK!

When: Sunday 8th September 2024

Where: Newcastle upon Tyne

Registration fee: £35

Minimum Sponsorship: £350 excluding Gift Aid

Registration for this event is now closed. You can explore our other events to find the perfect run for you.

Have your own ballot place?

If you were lucky enough to secure your own place through the Great North Run ballot, we would love you to join our team of amazing Headway Heroes! Let us know that you're in by contacting the team at

As part of Team Headway, you will receive: 

- A complimentary Headway running vest
- A fundraising pack filled with useful hints and tips
- Support from our dedicated fundraising team, just a phone call away
- Press support from our communications team


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It's Great up North!

Headway supporters were out in force as the charity's 21 ferocious fundraisers pounded the streets of Newcastle for the Great North Run.

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