About the event

We are accepting registrations to be part of our Great North Run team for 2021!

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 Great North Run team for 2021.

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.

If you are lucky enough to get a Great North Run ballot place you can still be part of the team. Let us know you are interested in joining the team by clicking I'm interested.

The details

Date: Sunday 12 September 2021
Location: Newcastle
Cost: £50
Target: £350

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 groundbreaking 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

How we'll support you

  • Free Rethink Mental Illness running jersey
  • Tips and advice on your run
  • Support on your fundraising journey

Register my Interest

Don't miss out, book your place on this iconic run and help us ensure that no one with mental illness feels alone.
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