Great North Run

Sunday 10 September 2017
No minimum sponsorship
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Choose to run for After Adoption in the world's largest half marathon. From the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle upon Tyne to the North Sea coast at South Shields. 

Join over 40,000 other runners in one of the most incredible mass runs on Earth.

Simply enter the run with the organisers and then let us have your details so that we can send you your sponsor pack. 

How to get a guaranteed place


If you already have your own place

We would love you to join the After Adoption team. If you already have your own place there is no minimum sponsorship - whatever you raise towards our important work would be very much appreciated. We'll send you a top to train and run in and sponsor forms. You can also set up a Virgin Money Giving online sponsor form.

Let us know by calling 0161 830 2010 or email us with your name, address and T-shirt size.



Get Involved

Run for us

Put yourself in his shoes by running for us this year

We've got spaces in lots of the biggest runs in the country which you can take part in for us.

Buy one of our resources

We've got lots of resources for people involved with adoption. Click here to find out more.

Volunteer for us

Volunteer for us

Volunteering for us can help make a real difference to people affected by adoption. Click here to find out more.

Information for Professionals

Family finding services

Thinking of adoption

We can help local authorities to find homes for children in need of adoption

Our services and how to commission them

Commission our work

Find out about the services we offer to local authorities

Support for Adoptive families

Our SafeBase parenting programme supports adoptive families who are struggling to support their children