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Great North Run 2023

The Great North Run 2023 is now complete.

From everyone at Beat, we want to say a huge THANK YOU to our amazing 2023 Great North Run fundraisers!

Great North Run 2024

If you are interested in being part of Team Beat for 2024, then please email for more information.

Event information

Event date: Sunday 8th September 2024

Minimum pledge: TBC

Registration fee: TBC

Distance: Half Marathon (13.1 miles)

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne to South Shields

The world’s biggest and best half marathon is back on Sunday 8th September 2024 and we’d love to have you on our team. This city to sea route begins in Newcastle city centre and finishes at the stunning South Shields coast. Famous for its warm North East welcome and unbeatable atmosphere, this run is one you don’t want to miss.

Join Team Beat at the start line and help change the lives of people affected by eating disorders. Our friendly team will be there to support you every step of the way.

If you have personal experience of an eating disorder or current health issues, you should not take part in the Great North Run if doing so could put your health and wellbeing in jeopardy. Successful applicants who have had any experience of an eating disorder may be required to provide a doctor’s certificate stating they have a suitable level of fitness to participate.

Why run for Beat?

Be part of a movement to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.

Your fundraising will support our Helpline services; anyone who is worried about themselves or a loved one can contact our Helpline 365 days a year, so that no one has to face an eating disorder alone. Want to find out more about how your fundraising makes a difference? Take a look at our recent Impacts & Achievements.

Support from our friendly team.

Whether you’re an experienced or first-time runner, Beat will be here to support you every step of your fundraising journey – from the moment you sign up to when you cross the finish line and beyond:


If you have any questions, get touch with our Sports Community Fundraising Officer at

Health and Wellbeing

Any half marathon is an extremely demanding physical challenge. We strongly suggest that you consult your doctor or clinician before taking part in this event, especially if you have a current or previous medical condition, including any experience of an eating disorder. Please also ensure you read and agree to our Fundraising Guidelines.