Bupa Great North Run 2014

Newcastle - Claremont Road
Half marathon

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Join Cancer Research UK at the Bupa Great North Run, the UK's biggest and best half marathon.

The Bupa Great North Run can't be beaten. It attracts world class athletes like Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie, is televised by the BBC, and has over 57,000 other runners taking part. What's more, the atmosphere is absolutely electric!

Join our team of over 2,700 runners and run with us at the Bupa Great North Run.

The general entry ballot is now closed, but there is still an opportunity to join our Bupa Great North Run team. We have a limited number of charity places available for this event, so be quick to make sure that you don't miss out.

Join the Cancer Research UK community to receive training and fundraising tips, along with much more, by joining our Facebook event page.

Thanks to you survival rates across all froms of cancer have doubled in the least 40 years, but we can't stop there. With you we can speed up this progress and create even more tomorrows.


Race day information

We'll be joining you in Newcastle over the race weekend. Make sure you visit us at the expo, held at the Sage Gateshead, for any last minute tips and cheering equipment.

We'll have a pre-race party the night before, held at the Pitcher & Piano, to get you in the mood to run. If you would like to attend this please RSVP to sportsteam@cancer.org.uk by Monday 1st September.

While you are out on the course we'll be around to support you in full voice and have cheering points at miles 2, 6, 7, 8, 9 &12.5 where we will be ready and waiting to scream your name.

If that wasn't enough make sure you come and celebrate your achievement with us at our post race reception which will be held in the Charity Village, located in Gypsies Green Recreation Ground.

Any questions? Contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461 or email sportsteam@cancer.org.uk.


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Our pack includes a banner, clapper boards, cheering sticks, balloons, tattoos and running sacks. To get yours, email supporter.services@cancer.org.uk or call 0871 641 2403Calls cost 8p per minute plus network extras.

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