Event Type: Half-Marathon

Date: Sunday 12th September 2021

Location: Newcastle

Registration Fee: Free!

Fundraising Target: £500

For all inquiries, please contact Fran Vale.


Sign up for the 2021 Great North Run!

We are super excited to announce that we have places in the 2021 Great North Run and we would love for you to join Team Dystonia UK!

57,000 determined and dedicated runners make the Great North Run the world’s biggest and best half marathon – famous for its warm North East welcome, unbeatable atmosphere and the millions raised for good causes.

Individual places for 2021 are sold out, but you can join in and raise awareness for dystonia by running with Team Dystonia UK!!

So, what are you waiting for? Register to run as part of our team today!



You will get:

Before the event

We’re here to help you be your greatest, so before the big day you’ll get…

  • Your personal run pack sent to you in the post, with your run number and timing chip.
  • Access to training plans to keep you on track.
  • Exclusive offers and competitions from our partners and sponsors.
  • Support and advice all the way up to event day.
  • Regular emails keeping you motivated and moving.
  • A huge supportive and inclusive social community on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to help you on your running journey.

On the day

Other than all the good vibes, fitness and mental health benefits you’ll also get…

  • Access to the free Great Run app to allow your loved ones to track your progress along the route as well as access to all event information.
  • Access to the Great Run information point for any last minute queries (or safety pins).
  • Closed roads offering a safe running environment.
  • Food and drink options to refuel.
  • A shiny new medal, an exclusive finishers t-shirt plus a finisher’s bag filled with goodies.
  • Plenty of medical support all around our routes should you ever need any assistance.
  • A huge round of applause as you cross the finish.

After the event

Obviously you’ll have bragging rights for the foreseeable, but you’ll also get…

  • Official event day photos available to view and purchase a couple of days after the event, so smile for the cameras!
  • Your official result ready shortly after you cross the finish line.
  • Runners Rewards – access to special offers for participants, from our partners and sponsors as a well done.


Make 2021 your year and apply now!


Why run for Dystonia UK?

Dystonia UK exists to give hope and support to everyone living with dystonia and to create UK and worldwide awareness. With your support we can be here for people when they feel the most isolated, providing support and information to anyone affected by dystonia. Ensuring they have access to the services they need, when they need them, to live life to the full, and we can only do that by donations and fundraisers like you.

Dystonia UK is children and adults with dystonia, carers and clinicians, fundraisers and families, medical professionals and our amazing members and supporters, all working side by side.

Our community thanks you for choosing to support Dystonia UK!