Great North Run

Date: 9th September 2018

Type of event: Half Marathon

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Minimum sponsorship target: £350


The Great North Run sees thousands of runners take on the half marathon challenge every year.  The 13.1 mile course is lined with supporters all the way from the Tyne Bridge out to the South Shields coast.  Since 1981, the world’s greatest half marathon has welcomed over one million people across the winning line.

Why run for Open Arms Malawi?

Every day 320 babies in Malawi become orphans. Many die before their first birthday from malnutrition or related diseases. Formula milk costs more per month than most grandparents or other family adopters earn. We feed and care for orphaned babies until they can walk, talk and eat solid food, at which time 85% go home to their families. Just £20 could feed an orphaned baby for a month so imagine what your money could do.

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