The Great North Run 2016 – Will you put on your running shoes for Queenscourt?

Whether you’re quicker than Mo Farrah on the track or at the beginning of your fitness journey with a will to challenge your body to the limit and achieve something amazing – The Bupa Great North Run may be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic supporters to take part in the world’s greatest half marathon for Queenscourt Hospice. The Great North Run is firmly established as one of Britain’s largest participation event. With 56,000 runners taking part each year, we still have 6 places for participants from our area to join in the fun.

The 13.1 mile run starts in Newcastle and follows a course which takes in the iconic Tyne Bridge, passing through Gateshead and finishing in the coastal town of South Shields. There will be ample motivation to keep you moving throughout the event including live musicians, refreshments and of course, crowds to cheer you on!

A sponsored run is a brilliant way to raise funds for your local hospice whilst focusing on increasing your fitness and stamina along the way. If you think you could follow in the footsteps of this country’s greatest athletes such as Paula Radcliffe, then we would love you to take part!

The event takes place on September 11th 2016. For more information, or if you are interested in taking part in this amazing experience then please get in touch with the Fundraising team on 01704 517420 or e-mail us at


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