Support us Events and fundraising Our fundraising events Great North Run 2019 Sign up to join #TeamDaisyChain for the 2019 Simplyhealth Great North Run and raise funds for families affected by autism. The Great North Run is the premier event in the Great Run series and firmly established as Britain’s biggest participation event. From just 12,000 runners at the very first staging in 1981, the event has now grown to the biggest in the UK and the world with over 57,000 runners. Starting in Newcastle, the course takes in the iconic Tyne Bridge, goes through Gateshead passing the famous international athletics stadium and finishes in the coastal town of South Shields. Live music, on course refreshments and thousands of cheering supporters will keep you motivated every step of the way. Team Daisy Chain participants are asked to raise a minimum of £300 in sponsorship. As part of #TeamDaisyChain, you will receive: Participant pack filled with useful information on training and fundraising Access to the Daisy Chain Great North Run Facebook Group Regular emails with information and tips to keep you on track and motivated A Daisy Chain running vest Post-race refreshments and treats To book your place, simply complete the form below. Unfortunately, the online allocation for this event is now full. Please call the Fundraising Team on 01642 531248.