Get involved Fundraise for us Challenge events Great North Run 2021 Great North Run 2021 - Get your running shoes on and join us! When: Sunday 12th September 2021Where: Newcastle upon TyneDistance: 13.1 miles Join Team HUK for the Great North Run 2021, The Great North Run is the world’s most popular half marathon, welcoming 57,000 runners from over 130 different countries. The Great North Run was founded in 1981 by former British Olympian and 10,000 metre bronze medallist, Brendan Foster, the Great North Run continues to grow as one of the biggest internationally involved events. In 2014, the Great North Run celebrated a monumental achievement as the 1 millionth runner crossed the finishing line. A point-to-point race from Newcastle to South Shields, the Great North Run will have participants travel from Newcastle through Gateshead and South Tyneside as they approach the finish line. Along the way they will cross the iconic Tyne Bridge to the roar of the amassing crowd and the legendary Red Arrows overhead as they further their journey to the beautiful coast of South Tyneside. Do you want to run the same streets as Sir Mo Farah running in this epic race? If the answer is YES, then apply for a place with Team HUK today. Apply for a place before the end of June 2021. Apply for a place. We can't wait to have you on board running to raise vital funds for Haemochromatosis UK! Booking for this event has now closed.