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Runners in the Great North Run

Got a ballot place in the Great North Run 2016 on Sunday 11 September? We'd love to support you!

Starting in Newcastle, the course takes in the iconic Tyne Bridge, passes by the famous Gateshead International Stadium, and finishes in the coastal town of South Shields. Live music, on-course refreshments and thousands of cheering supporters keep runners motivated every step of the way.

Age UK do not have any charity places in the Great North Run 2016. 

Call 020 3033 1725 or email to speak to a member of our team. We can support you will a fundraising pack and personalised running vest!

Why run for Age UK?

We believe that we can help everyone to make the most of later life. We do this by inspiring, supporting and enabling older people in a number of ways.

Find out more about what we do.

If nothing is done about age-related disease, there will be over 6m people with a long-term limiting illness or disability by 2030

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