Join Team WheelPower in 2024

Interested in the 2024 Great North Run? … contact us at or call us on 01296 395995 to enquire about our charity places.

Experience the world’s biggest half marathon, take in the iconic landmarks and feel energised by the electric atmosphere as you run through the streets of Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields. With your support, you will be helping WheelPower to provide opportunities for disabled people to lead active lives throughout the UK.

APPLY for a WheelPower charity place at the 2024 Great North Run and we’ll support you every step of the way.

Please note: You will need to pay a registration fee and commit to raising £250 in sponsorship.

Over 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.

Support for you

Join our team and as well as the chance to help power life saving research, you’ll benefit from:

  • a WheelPower running vest
  • a fundraising pack to help you take your challenge to the finish line
  • fun tools and tips to help with your fundraising, including regular emails to keep you motivated
  • a friendly team here to support you

Fundraising support

When you sign up, you’ll receive a welcome pack that has everything you need to know about fundraising, including fun ideas and helpful tips. We recommend you break your target down into manageable chunks and create a plan to help you reach your goals. Our friendly team also have some inspirational ideas that will boost your fundraising.

Further information

Website: Great North Run 

Not taking part?

Not taking part but still interested in supporting the runners? …then please click on the button below to donate and help us provide access to the physical and mental benefits of sport and physical activity to families with young disabled children.

Donate today