Great North Run FAQs

Two GNR 2013 runners

Date : 13 September 2015

Location : Newcastle

Registration Fee : £30.00

Minimum Sponsorship : £325.00

How do I apply for one of the Mental Health Foundation's charity places?

You can apply for a Mental Health Foundation place here. There is a minimum sponsorship pledge is £325 and a £30 registration fee.

How do I obtain my ‘Own Place’ in the Great North Run?

Entry is now open. Visit the Great North Run website to register for your own place. Once you have secured your own place, please email us at and we can then welcome you on to our team.

How much do I have to raise if I have my own place in this race?

We just ask you to commit to raising as much as you can!

What sort of support will the Mental Health Foundation offer me?

We will provide you with a welcome pack with sponsorship advice and fundraising materials, as well as training plans to get you started or help you achieve your personal best. You will receive a free running vest, t-shirts for your supporters and as many fundraising materials you need. We will support you with regular emails and telephone calls to help you keep on track with your fundraising and updates about the event.

Where can I get more specific information about the race day itself?

Visit the Great North Run website for more information about the event.

Request a free information pack and registration form

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