Great North Run

Sunday 12 September 2021

Fundraise for Royal Voluntary Service at the Great North Run
Join Team Royal Voluntary Service in 2021 as we take on the Great North Run. 

Every autumn over 54,000 people head to Newcastle to take part in the World’s most popular Half Marathon – The Simplyhealth Great North Run. Join them in 2021 and run to raise money for Royal Voluntary Service and the people we support.

We have a small number of guaranteed places for this event. In return for a fundraising target of £350, we'll send you everything you need to ensure a great race experience. You'll get a fundraising guide, professional training guides, lots of fundraising support and your very own running top to wear on the day.

Date: 12 September 2021
Location: Newcastle
Registration fee: £25
Minimum fundraising: £350
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Why run for Royal Voluntary Service?

By running for us, you will help Royal Voluntary Service tackle the biggest needs of the day. We rely on our supporters, like you, to help raise the funds we need every day, so our volunteers can continue to provide vital support to those who need it and help ease the burden on our pressurised NHS hospitals.

We’ll support you all the way

What you can expect:
  • A welcome pack full of fundraising materials and tips.
  • Royal Voluntary Service running vest.
  • Regular emails and communication about your event and fundraising in the lead up to race day.
  • Dedicated support from our experienced fundraising team.

Already have a place in the Great North Run?

If you have a place in the Great North Run and would like to raise funds for Royal Voluntary Service, please be sure to let us know you're planning on running!

"As Royal Voluntary Service is a charity I support it was a no-brainer for me to run the Great North Run for them. I was honoured to take on the challenge so that I could give something back to them as a thank you for their wonderful services."

Jonathan Chamberlain, Royal Voluntary Service fundraiser

Find out more

Join Team Royal Voluntary Service at this event. Find out more today on 0800 731 9197 or email

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From runs, cycles, swims, sky dives or walks. You will help us in giving even more support to people who need it. Take on a challenge in aid of Royal Voluntary Service.

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