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To stop breast cancer for good by improving early diagnosis, developing new treatments and preventing all types of breast cancer

Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Great North Run

Event Information

  • Start date
    Sunday 13 September
  • End date
    Sunday 13 September
  • Email
  • Phone
    08080 100 200
  • Recommended sponsorship
  • Event type
    • Running


  • Location
    Exhibition Park, Claremont Road Newcastle NE1 United Kingdom

How to take part

The ballot for the Great North Run 2015 is open until 9 February 2015 but you can guarantee your place on the start line by registering for one of Breakthrough's free guaranteed places in return for pledging to raise £350.

Apply for a guaranteed place

If you'd like to enter the ballot for the Great North Run, please apply via the event organiser's website.

Register with event organiser

As part of Team Breakthrough you’ll receive:

  • A free running vest and fundraising pack
  • A post-race reception located near to the finish line
  • A massage after the event

With more than 50,000 runners taking part, you’re guaranteed a race experience like no other and the Breakthrough events team will be there to cheer you around the course.

More information can be found on the Great North Run website.

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