Fundraise Challenge Events Great North Run 2019 Join our 2019 team and experience the biggest half marathon in the world – the Simplyhealth Great North Run! Experience the electric atmosphere of the Simplyhealth Great North Run whilst taking in the iconic sights of the North East. The 13-mile route will take you from Newcastle city centre, over the Tyne Bridge and out towards the coastal town of South Shields. With 57,000 people taking to the streets each year, including many celebrities and athletes, join our team today and we’ll be with you every step of the way. Event details Date: 8th September 2018 Location: Newcastle, United Kingdom Fundraising Target: £325 Registration Fee: £1 Why join #TeamVAO? By joining our team, you will not only be taking part in the world's largest and most popular half marathon, but you will also be raising vital funds to bring affordable eye care services to some of Africa's poorest and most isolated communities. We will provide you with fantastic support throughout your fundraising and training, including the following; A team welcome pack, including your Vision Aid Overseas branded running vest On-hand support from our fundraising team A selection of fantastic fundraising materials Regular emails with handy hints and top tips for fundraising success Social media support - we will share your fundraising page with our network Congratulations certificate on completion of the event Register now to secure your place, we’ll be there to support you every step, stride and sprint of the way! Already got your own place? You can still join #TeamVAO! If you are lucky enough to secure a place in the Great North Run public ballot, we'd love for you to join our team! Please email [email protected] to let us know and pop our team welcome pack and your running vest in the post. Sorry, this event is now sold out.