The details

  • Date: Sunday 8 September 2024  
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Cost: £20
  • Minimum fundraising target: £350

We would love you to be part of #teamrethink at the 2024 AJ Bell Great North Run. Sign up and you can be part of the team at the largest half marathon in the world in 2024!

Have you ever seen the thousands upon thousands of cheering people who line the route of the Great North Run?  Do you want to hear them shout your name as you run past them? Then begin an amazing journey today by securing a place on our AJ Bell Great North Run team for 2024.

We promise you’ll have an incredible experience as you run 13.1 miles from Newcastle to the coast at South Shields. This really is a fun and friendly event that’s perfect for runners of different abilities.

How we'll support you

  • Free Rethink Mental Illness running top once you hit £75 raised
  • Tips and advice on your run
  • Support throughout your fundraising journey
  • One to One support from the Events team
  • Access to the Great North run group to meet other runners
  • #TeamRethink webinar
  • #TeamRethink Cheer station on the day
  • Access to resources to support your fundraising

Get involved!

Ready to help those affected by mental illness? Join in with the challenge and register for a place

Join the wailist

Our team is currently full, join the waitlist for the Great North Run.

Who are Rethink Mental Illness?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness and we’re on a mission to bring about meaningful change, through our services, groups and ground breaking campaigns. We know, from our vast experience, that people severely affected by mental illness can have a good quality of life. With your support, we will make that possible.

How will your money support us?

Every penny you raise for us will help empower those severely affected by mental illness. Through our network of support groups, services and helplines, last year we reached: 

You can find out more about our work by visiting our vision and impact page