Great North Run 2020

Find out how to apply for a charity place in the Great North Run 2020 and how you can support us in this event.

The Simplyhealth Great North Run is iconic. Poised as the world’s greatest half marathon, it attracts world class athletes and is televised by the BBC. What's more, the atmosphere is absolutely electric!

Join over 57,000 runners and take part in support of YoungMinds, becoming one of the millions to cross the finish line in South Shields.

You can find out more about event day here.

Charity Place


We have filled all our #TeamYM spaces for the 2020 race. If you would like to be added to the waiting list please click below.

Already got a place?

If you’ve already got a ballot place you can still be on #TeamYM! There’s no extra registration fee, and no minimum sponsorship target.

As a member of #TeamYM you’ll receive:

  • A bright and cheerful YoungMinds running vest to wear on training runs and on the big day itself.
  • Fundraising tips, advice, and resources from our friendly fundraising team to help you hit your target.
  • A seasoned YoungMinds runner on hand to offer training guidance and to get you fighting fit for race day!

Just get in touch with our fundraising team and we’ll provide you with everything you’ll need to support YoungMinds.

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