Missed out on the ballot? Run for the Red Cross in this year’s, AJ Bell Great North Run!

Fancy taking on the world’s biggest half marathon but missed out on this year’s ballot? It’s not too late. The British Red Cross still have some places available to join #TeamRedCross at this year’s, AJ Bell Great North Run on Sunday 10 September 2023.

This world-class, famous half marathon brings together people from across the country and is a real celebration of Newcastle. The 13.1-mile route takes you through Newcastle city centre, across the iconic Tyne Bridge to reach the finish line in South Shields where you can enjoy stunning sea views and refreshments and a massive well done in the Red Cross tent! With 60,000 runners taking part and joyous crowds lining the streets along the way, it truly is a day to remember.

Becky Lynes, Challenge Events Officer for the British Red Cross, said:

“All #TeamRedCross runners will be raising vital funds to help support people in crisis both here in the UK and around the world. Whether it be helping deliver food parcels and medicine overseas following a natural disaster, providing shelter after a house fire or being a friendly voice on the phone for someone experiencing loneliness.
Whatever the need, YOUR fundraising will allow the Red Cross to be there as the world’s emergency responders.”

Their dedicated challenge events team will support you every step of the way. They will provide:

  • 1-2-1 fundraising support to help you smash your sponsorship target
  • A Red Cross Running Vest
  • Huge cheers and support from their Events Team on event day.

Next Steps

So don’t miss out! They have a limited number of places remaining to run as part of #TeamRedCross. Registration is currently HALF-PRICE at just £14.50, with options available to fundraise or buy your place outright with no sponsorship required. Click here to sign up now on their website to secure your place.

For more information, please contact their Challenge Events team at challenges@redcross.org.uk or call 07708 295488.

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