Get Involved Fundraise Fundraising stories Great North Run 2019 This year's event will take place on Sunday 8 September 2019 and you can secure your place to run by applying to be one of the team of 15 runners raising funds for The Sporting Memories Foundation. Join ITV pundit and former British Touring Car Championship race winner Paul O'Neill, Autosport Editor Jack Benyon and Team Hard Clio Cup racer Max Coates in taking on the world's greatest half marathon. Register your interest in joining the team by completing this quick form here. If you are entering the public ballot and are looking for a charity to run for, please choose us! Our thanks to artist Laura Johnston (@LauraJ_Artist) for the fantastic sketch of our intrepid runners!