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Fighting mito,
finding hope.

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Great North Run 2024

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Half marathon

Date: 8 Sep 2024

Fundraising pledge: £350

The Lily Foundation have guaranteed entries for this charity challenge.

Sign up today to be part of this iconic running event.

Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne, the 13.1-mile route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne, across the iconic Tyne Bridge and through Gateshead. The route, lined by thousands of supporters and including live bands, leads runners to South Shields where at the top of Prince Edward Road the view of the sea is one of the most welcoming sights along the whole course.

So sign up today to apply for your Lily place to be part of something incredible in 2024 and help us beat mito. 

If you have your own place we would love to support you all the way as part of Team Lily so please sign up below.

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10 running tips for beginners

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Just signed up for a charity running challenge and not sure where to start? Perhaps you’ve never run before, or maybe you’re just after a few pointers to get you back on track. Whatever your situation, take a look at our top tips and you’ll soon be out on the trail and racking up the miles.

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